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.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)|
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Table of ContentsPART ONE: CONTEXT AND THEMESLaw, Social Work and ChildrenSources of Law for Child Care Social WorkAccountability for Child Care Practice in England and WalesInter-Agency Working and Information SharingPART TWO: SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH CHILDRENEngaging with Children and their Families to Safeguard Children and Promote their WelfareCompulsory Measures to Safeguard Children and Promote their WelfarePreparing a Case for CourtLooked After ChildrenSocial Work with Children in the Youth Justice System