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Social work law in Scotland

Social work law in Scotland

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Published by Thomson/W. Green in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Scotland,
  • Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Scotland

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCraig Anderson .... [et al.].
    ContributionsAnderson, Craig, LL. B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKDC670 .S63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlvi, 409 p. ;
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23146623M
    ISBN 109780414014480
    LC Control Number2008431739

    Workforce. As of there are approximately , people employed within social services in the country.. Older people. A community building project, Older People for Older People, resulted in a film being made in about how older people's skills were used in Ardersier to assist other older people.. Criminal justice. There is no probation service in Scotland. The UWS BA Social Work has been designed in collaboration with employers and service users to provide you with the knowledge and practical experience to qualify as a practicing social worker. Within a globally defined profession, social workers help people help themselves and play a crucial role in improving lives.

    Social Work (Scotland) Act Local councils have a duty under the Social Work (Scotland) Act to assess a person's community care needs and decide whether to arrange any services. Any assistance should be based on an assessment of the person's care needs and should take account of their preferences. This is the eighth edition of this core reference text on legislative frameworks for those studying for SVQs and/or working in all areas of social care, childcare and youth work. This fully revised edition takes account of changes to legislation with regards to anti-oppressive practice and children’s hearings. The book is indexed by Act of Parliament.

    Tackling topics such as trafficking, youth justice and child protection, the book is a valuable contribution to the debates in social work law. pp. Englisch. Seller Inventory # INF More information about this seller | Contact this seller Social work and the law in Scotland. Type Book Author(s) University, The Open Date Publisher The Open University Edition ONLY AVAILABLE AS KINDLE EDITION edition Page start This item appears on. List: SW - Law and Social Policy in Social Work Practice (17/18) Section: Law and Legal Ethics Next: Social work law in Scotland.


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