Child Law for Social Work
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Child Law for Social Work

by Jane Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412908043

ISBN-13: 9781412908047

Pub. Date: 06/05/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

An invaluable resource for all social workers in practice with children and families, this book examines key issues such as child protection, family support, care planning, adoption, and case preparation for court. Accessible to those without a background in law, the book highlights links between social work standards and legal values and rules. With promotion of

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An invaluable resource for all social workers in practice with children and families, this book examines key issues such as child protection, family support, care planning, adoption, and case preparation for court. Accessible to those without a background in law, the book highlights links between social work standards and legal values and rules. With promotion of the rights of children and families a measure of professional competence and legal obligation, the book helps readers satisfy social work standards and use their knowledge of the law to improve their practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412908047
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/05/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CONTEXT AND THEMES
Law, Social Work and Children
Sources of Law for Child Care Social Work
Accountability for Child Care Practice in England and Wales
Inter-Agency Working and Information Sharing
PART TWO: SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH CHILDREN
Engaging with Children and their Families to Safeguard Children and Promote their Welfare
Compulsory Measures to Safeguard Children and Promote their Welfare
Preparing a Case for Court
Looked After Children
Social Work with Children in the Youth Justice System

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