Brayne, Hugh.

Law for social workers / Hugh Brayne, Helen Carr. --9th edition. --Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.

xlvii, 764 pages ; 25 cm

Law and the social worker -- Human rights and anti-discrimination law -- Competence, consent, and the service user -- Confidentiality and responsible information handling -- Law and the practice of social work -- Evidence and reports -- Evidence from children -- Working in partnership -- The principles and purposes of the Children Act 1989 -- Local authority support for children and families -- Investigation and case planning -- Child protection : court applications -- Adoption -- Law of the family -- Children in the criminal justice system -- Community and residential care -- Admission to hospital or guardianship for mental disorder -- Violence, harassment, and anti-social behaviour in and around the home -- Housing problems -- Homelessness -- Nationality, immigration, and asylum issues.

9780199275519 0199275513


Social workers--Legal status, laws, etc.--Great Britain.
Children--Legal status, laws, etc.--Great Britain.
Public welfare--Law and legislation--Great Britain.

KD 3302 .B73 2005

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