Safeguards for Young Minds: Young People and Protective Legislation

Safeguards for Young Minds: Young People and Protective Legislation

by Richard White

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904671022
Publisher: Royal College of Psychiatrists
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

The authors
Preface
Acknowledgements

  1. An overview of the Human Rights Act 1998.
  2. An overview of the Children Act 1989.
  3. Private law orders in the Children Act 1989.
  4. Public law orders in the Children Act 1989.
  5. Orders in the Children Act 1989 for protecting children.
  6. Consent to assessment, examination and treatment.
  7. Admission of minors to hospital.
  8. Restricting liberty under the Children Act 1989.
  9. Restricting liberty under the Mental Health Act 1983.
  10. Choosing between alternative legal frameworks.
  11. Placements, after-care and other services.
  12. Wardship and the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court.
  13. Special educational needs.
  14. Complaints procedures.
  15. Work in the courts.
Further reading
Bibliography
Index

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