Social Work Law in Scotland

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Social Work Law in Scotland

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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.

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

Product details

Published 21 Sep 2018
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 4th
Extent 480
ISBN 9781784513269
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Thomas G Guthrie

Tom Guthrie is Senior Lecturer in Private Law at t…