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Using the Law in Social Work By Robert Johns

Using the Law in Social Work by Robert Johns

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This book gives social work students an overview of the legal system and the law relating to the key client groups they will deal with.

Using the Law in Social Work Summary

Using the Law in Social Work by Robert Johns

This text quickly established itself as an essential resource for social work students. It is designed to be used as an interactive resource, with activities throughout the text, as well as summaries of contemporary cases to illustrate and draw out key points, aiding and reinforcing learning. The third edition of this book has been substantially revised to include all recent key legislation. In addition, case studies and research summaries have been updated to reflect current thinking, ensuring that this book remains a key text for all those wanting to understand how the law affects everyday social work practice.

About Robert Johns

Before moving into social work education, Robert Johns worked for a number of years in a range of social work roles, predominantly in the public sector. His specialisms were youth justice and court-work, representing the interests of children involved in care proceedings. Academically, his major abiding interest has been social work law but he has also taught social policy and social work values and ethics, hence his latest book, Ethics and Law for Social Workers. Currently, he teaches at the University of East London, where has been Head of Social Work and programme leader for the qualifying MA offered in conjunction with the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. He is the author of Using the Law in Social Work, now in its sixth edition, Social Work, Social Policy and Older People and, most recently, Capacity and Autonomy.

Table of Contents

But I want to be a social worker, not a lawyer Human rights Children's rights and needs Meeting children's needs when things go wrong Community care Youth justice Ending up in court Providing a quality service Exercise answers References Index

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Using the Law in Social Work by Robert Johns
Used - Very Good
SAGE Publications Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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