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 concepts, the contexts of practice and first-hand experiences of Scottish social work law. The book covers important subjects such as: Service user and carer rights Legal and social work values Accountability Effective assessment Safeguarding, risk and protection Youth and adult criminal justice Partnership, participation and advocacy Delivery of personalised services Social Work and the Law in Scotland is core reading for all those undertaking academic study or professional practice within the field. It is also a key resource for anyone looking to update their knowledge on the nature and development of the ever-evolving legislative landscape of Scotland.

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    Number of Pages: 240
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780230276314
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    Listed in: Social work, Family law, Social law
    Publishers: Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave

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