Social Work Law in Scotland provides a practical guide to the legal framework within which social work operates. Providing accessible explanations of law, the book provides coverage of key areas of law in social work including those relating to children, families and adult services.
Social Work Law in Scotland is designed for use by students studying for a degree in social work as well as those in the profession.
This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Scottish Law, Scots Law Student and Scottish General Practice online service.
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Table of Contents
1 The Scottish legal context of social work 2 General law relevant to social work 3 Children and their families 4 Local authority services to children 5 Children in need of supervision or emergency protection 6 Community care 7 Incapacity 8 Mental health 9 Adult support and protection 10 Offenders 11 Professional regulation, responsibility and accountability 12 Changes