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ISBN: 9781847661654 - Social Work Law in Scotland
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Social Work Law in Scotland

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Thomas G. Guthrie

ISBN: 9781847661654
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Edition: 3rd Revised edition


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Social Work Law in Scotland provides a clear outline of the legal framework within which social work operates and is aimed primarily at those with no previous knowledge of the law.

 

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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. The third edition of this highly regarded text covers important recent developments in Scotland including changes in the regulation of social care and the implementation of: Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002; Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003; Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006; Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007; Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007; Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 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.