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Practical Child Law For Social Workers

Author : Clare Seymour
ISBN : 9781446281277
Genre : Social Science
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The English legal system in the area of social work with children and families can be bewildering and complex and it is vital therefore that any textbook on the subject uses case law, case studies and research to critically-engage social workers and students alike. This book does just that - by examining, and putting into clear practical context, the current law and policy relating to social work with children and families. A guide for both students on placement as well as Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSWs) entering their first roles within children and families teams, Practical Child Law for Social Workers is essential reading for a fast-paced and complex area of social work.

The Social Worker S Guide To Children And Families Law

Author : Lynn Davis
ISBN : 9780857008145
Genre : Social Science
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Now fully updated and with up-to-the-minute guidance, this is the only book you will need to make sense of the key elements of law involved in social work with children and families in England and Wales. Accessible and jargon-free, this everyday reference explains the fundamental concepts of parental responsibility and human rights, and the provisions of private and public law, including care proceedings and adoption. This second edition incorporates recent changes including the Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance for inter-agency working, the Children and Families Act 2014 and the Crime and Courts Act 2013 as well as the latest case law. Checklists, charts and highlighted points allow for easy reference, and illustrative case scenarios put the law into context. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide will be an invaluable resource for practising social workers, as well as trainees, students and those studying for post-qualifying awards.

Law In Social Work Practice

Author : Andrea Saltzman
ISBN : 9781305686311
Genre : Education
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Written by an author team educated in both the law and social work, this book acquaints readers with major state and federal laws, regulations, and court opinions that directly affect social work practice. LAW IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, 3rd Edition helps readers understand how to work within the legal system to benefit clients and further client interests, recognize certain client problems as legal, and work effectively with lawyers, as well as how the law shapes and restricts clients' actions. It also addresses how the law regulates social work practice, and how to recognize and respect the rights of clients and others affected by a practitioner's actions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Law For Social Workers

Author : Helen Carr
ISBN : 9780198783459
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Law for Social Workers has been supporting social work students and professionals for over 25 years. Written by an expert lecturer team with practical experience, this book provides the perfect combination of legal explanation and practical insight and is the ideal text to see students through their course and career. This edition continues to provide an accurate, jargon-free account of the law social workers need to know, with helpful diagrams and case studies included throughout to explain areas of difficulty and ensure understanding for students and professionals at all levels. The 14th edition includes an expanded Social Worker's Toolkit, offering practical advice on topics such as going to court, preparing evidence, and writing reports, providing the ideal support while on placement or in the workplace. The book is accompanied by a fully interactive Online Resource Centre with a wealth of resources for both students and lecturers.

Using The Law In Social Work

Author : Robert Johns
ISBN : 9781526412485
Genre : Social Science
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A core function of social work is to assist, empower and protect the most vulnerable in society. Every day social workers make difficult decisions in complex and challenging situations. They work in organisations that have clear statutory duties. It is essential therefore, that social work students know what their responsibilities are. Familiarity with law, legislation and legal processes is consequently fundamental to sound social work practice. This bestselling book helps social work students gain this foothold in understanding law as it applies to social work practice. It avoids complicated legal jargon remote from the everyday realities of practice, offering instead a grounding in legally-appropriate, rights-based social work. It covers the full range of social work law, including services for children and families and child protection, adult care law, youth justice, court work, professional regulation and human rights.

Social Work And Foster Care

Author : Helen Cosis Brown
ISBN : 9781446297704
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 48. 77 MB
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Working with children in foster care is a demanding and rigorous aspect of social work practice. Difficult decisions in fast-moving and often complex situations have to be made, and for students and practitioners alike, there is a vast array of legislation, law and social policy to understand. This book is written to help social workers and social work students get to grips with the complexity of foster care. The child is placed at the heart of the text and there are substantial chapters on law, policy frameworks and the overreaching theoretical and research evidence to support good practice. There is also a strong focus on practical skills such as empathy and relationship-based practice. This is an essential text for experienced social workers or those currently in training.

Forensic Social Work

Author : Tina Maschi
ISBN : 9780826118578
Genre : Social Science
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Childhood Youth And Social Work In Transformation

Author : Lynn M. Nybell
ISBN : 9780231141406
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 57. 75 MB
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This book provides knowledge about the many dimensions of childhood and the institutions devised to provide for the development, care, and control of children. It helps social workers understand what it is like to be a child in the United States today, how others view childhood, and how social policies and institutions influence the well-being of children. It examines many of the important social services sectors affecting our understanding of childhood today, including adoption, foster care, juvenile justice, teen parenting, human and legal rights, school exclusion policy and preschool programming, health care, and youth participation in developing and operating programs. It also suggests some alternative ways for addressing the challenges that we face.

Social Work Practice With Children And Families

Author : Carolyn Spray
ISBN : 9781446254066
Genre : Social Science
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Carefully researched and highly readable, this textbook explores what enables good and effective practice in local authority field social work delivered to children, young people and their families. The book sets the context for local authority social work practice and then chapter-by-chapter takes the reader carefully through the social work process. Detailed case studies work really well in embedding the legal and theoretical context firmly within the practice challenges of safeguarding children. Overall the book is about social workers effecting change so that children can continue to live successfully with their families and within their communities. Key features include: " Strong links between theory and practice; " Core themes relevant to training and practice- assessment, decision-making, interprofessional collaboration and reflective practice; " Accessible and jargon-free, also includes a useful glossary of relevant legislation; " Learning points and case study exercises in each chapter. Written in a lively and engaging style, students and newly qualified social workers will find this book provides a helpful introduction to children and families local authority social work as it exists today. It will be invaluable for students taking courses in child and family social work and child protection. The book will also appeal to experienced practitioners who want to explore action research or create the space for reflective practice as part of their continuous professional development. It will help other professionals involved in supporting children develop insight into the practice of social workers.

Social Work With Children And Families

Author : Ian Butler
ISBN : 0857005561
Genre : Social Science
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This key text covers the knowledge and skills that social workers need to get into practice with children and families. The book covers core components of child and family work such as building effective relationships, assessment, child protection practice and working with the law. Clear and accessible, this practical book features case studies, questions and exercises throughout. This third edition covers the very latest developments in child and family work, including changes in professional practice that emphasise the importance of understanding child development and observation skills. Social Work with Children and Families is an indispensable text for social workers, allied health professionals, psychologists and students of social work and child care.

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