A unique and practical book for lawyers, social workers and social work students in Northern Ireland. Covering all areas of the law relating to social work practice, this title advises, guides, and clearly presents the vital legislative information in a clear and user-friendly style. Comprehensive and fully cross-referenced, Northern Ireland Social Work Law is an essential book for busy legal practitioners, health care professionals and students alike.
Contents: Introduction to the Legal System Accountability; Litigation and the Trial Process Equality Law Criminal Justice System Child Protection Children's Services Adoption and Fostering Law of Relationship Breakdown Community Care Law Mental Health Law
Read an extract of Northern Ireland Social Work Law