Law for Social Workers

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Blackstone Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Children - 435 pages
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This edition gives an up-to-date picture of how the Children's Act 1989 is working in practice. It has been revised to cover the major changes in police station procedures, relevant to juveniles and other vulnerable suspects, the new sentencing powers for the criminal courts and the social security changes for the incapacitated. The book is illustrated throughout with current case law, circulars and regulations.

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Contents

PARTI THE LAW OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE
1
The Social Worker in the Legal System
11
How the Courts Work
46
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Helen Carr is Academic Leader of Law at London Metropolitan University. Hugh Brayne is Professor of Law at Sunderland University.

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