Law for Social Workers
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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PARTI THE LAW OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE
The Social Worker in the Legal System
How the Courts Work
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abuse accommodation admission adoption agency allegations application appropriate adult assessment assist authority benefit Chapter Child Protection Conference child protection register Children Act 1989 circumstances client consent consider Council ex County Council Court of Appeal court order criminal Crown Court custody decide decision detention disabled discharge discrimination divorce duty emergency protection order evidence example fact family proceedings give grounds guardian ad litem guidance hearing High Court homeless hospital Housing Act 1996 interim care order interview investigation involved juvenile landlord lawyer legal aid live local authority accommodation look magistrates means mental disorder NSPCC obtain offence officer parental responsibility particular parties patient police procedure question reasonable refuse relevant rent residence order rules sentence significant harm social services department social worker solicitor statement statutory supervision order tenant treatment tribunal witness Young Persons youth court