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Social Policy and Social Work Law

Social Policy and Social Work Law

Develop the essential skills and knowledge needed to apply social work policy and law to practice.

Social Policy and Social Work Law

2019 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Making Good Decisions

Law for Social Work Practice

What does the law require of social workers when deciding how to intervene to protect children and adults at risk? What social work standards should guide decisions about whether, when and how to invoke statutory powers and duties in practice?

Author:
Prof. Michael Preston-Shoot

2019 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social and Community Development

An Introduction

Social and Community Development is an essential introduction to the subject for students, potential practitioners, and activists interested in community action and emancipatory social change. It reflects on the underlying principles of …

Author:
John Eversley

2001 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Mental Health Policy in Britain

The second edition of this acclaimed book offers a critical analysis of the transition from institutional to community care for people with mental health problems. Despite the almost complete abandonment of the old Victorian asylum system, the …

Authors:
Anne Rogers, David Pilgrim

2001 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The Principles of Social Policy

The Principles of Social Policy provides a powerful exposition of policy making in the contemporary nation state. Social policies are shaped by prevailing political beliefs and values and they are made tangible in the form of overarching policy …

Author:
Robert F. Drake

2004 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The UK Social Policy Process

The UK Social Policy Process examines the wide range of factors that influence social policies and their outcomes. Devolution, 'modernisation', reform of the public services, emphases on public participation and on 'what works' in the delivery of …

Authors:
Catherine Bochel, Hugh M. Bochel

2004 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The Origins of the British Welfare State

Society, State and Social Welfare in England and Wales, 1800–1945

Over the last 200 years Britain has witnessed profound changes in the nature and extent of state welfare. Drawing on the latest historical and social science research The Origins of the British Welfare State looks at the main developments in the …

Author:
Bernard Harris

2018 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Making and Implementing Public Policy

Key Concepts and Issues

This brand new text examines power and inequalities and how these are central to our understanding of how policies are made and implemented. It introduces the concepts and theoretical approaches that underpin the study of the policy process …

Authors:
Catherine Bochel, Prof. Hugh Bochel

2011 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Work and the Law in Scotland

Effective social work practice relies on good understanding of the law along with the skills to use this knowledge well. This essential book
provides a wide-ranging thematic account of social work practice in Scotland, making critical links between …

Editors:
Roger Davis, Jean Gordon

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Capacity and Autonomy

Practice issues surrounding the legal concept of capacity are of fundamental importance to social work. The profession is committed to maximizing service users' autonomy yet vulnerable people may be at risk of abuse or injury if they exercise …

Author:
Robert Johns

2016 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Practising Social Work Law

This fully revised fourth edition of a well-respected textbook seeks to build social workers' confidence in legal interpretation and implementation - practitioners must not only know the law; they must also have a critical appreciation of its …

Authors:
Suzy Braye, Michael Preston-Shoot

2017 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Beyond the Risk Paradigm in Criminal Justice

The risk assessment process, the interventions and treatment commenced as a result of it and the theory behind it are central to the administration of criminal justice programmes around the world. Most youth and adult corrections departments …

Authors:
Chris Trotter, Gill McIvor, Fergus McNeill

2010 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

The Law and Social Work

Contemporary Issues for Practice

This is an essential text for all those undertaking social work training. Updated to reflect recent changes in legislation and practice in working with children and families, domestic violence, human rights and social services, the second edition …

Editors:
Lesley-Anne Long, Jeremy Roche, Debbie Stringer

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Children in Need of Support

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the legislation on children in need and demonstrates the practical …

Author:
Joanne Westwood

2014 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Looked After Children

How do you apply the principles, structures and processes of the law to everyday practice? Drawing on a wealth of contemporary case examples, this handy pocket book demystifies the complex legislation on Looked After Children and demonstrates the …

Author:
Caroline Ball

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Social Policy in Britain

In this fourth edition of the best-selling core introductory textbook, Pete Alcock and Margaret May provide an essential up-to-date guide on social policy. Continuing with the unbeaten narrative style and accessible approach of the previous …

Authors:
Pete Alcock, Margaret May

2016 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Critical Issues in Social Work Law

Written by a team of leading authorities in the field, this collection provides a critique of the law as it applies to social work practice, and identifies key contemporary issues for social work. Tackling topics such as trafficking, youth justice …

Authors:
Alison Brammer, Jane Boylan

2015 | Social Work with Children and Families | Book

Youth Justice

This book provides social work practitioners and allied professionals with an applied understanding of the formal legislation, policy and guidance relating to young people who are considered 'at risk' of, accused of, or convicted of involvement in …

Author:
Jo Staines

2014 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Court and Legal Skills

This book provides social workers with the theoretical and practical knowledge they need to effectively deal with courts and legal issues, which includes presenting evidence, supporting vulnerable service users in the legal system and developing …

Author:
Penny Cooper

2017 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Global Social Policy

Themes, Issues and Actors

Social policy is a subject that helps develop our understanding of the meaning of human wellbeing, and of the systems by which wellbeing must be promoted. As a discipline, social policy has traditionally been blunted by a focus on the nation …

Authors:
Kepa Artaraz, Michael Hill

2015 | Social Policy and Social Work Law | Book

Mental Health Policy and Practice

This highly regarded book offers a clear and considered guide to modern mental health policy and practice. Building on the success of previous editions, this third edition provides: …

Authors:
Jon Glasby, Jerry Tew