In any area of social work practice, there are good reasons for social workers to know about the law. Some laws are important because they impinge on social work clients and their lives: laws on housing, employment, race relations, as well as family law and education law. Other laws are important because they directly govern social work practice. These include community care law, mental health law, criminal justice law, and of course child care law.
Swipe to navigate through the chapters of this book
Please log in to get access to this content
To get access to this content you need the following product:
- Law, policy and practice in looking after young people
- Sequence number
- Chapter number
- Chapter 5