2 edition of Using the law in social work found in the catalog.
Using the law in social work
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-156) and index.
|Series||Transforming social work practice|
|LC Classifications||KD3302 .J64 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 164 p. :|
|Number of Pages||164|
|LC Control Number||2010288467|
Introduction: Incorporating Intersectionality in Social Work Practice, Research, Policy, and Education. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the social work profession emphasizes a holistic view for understanding the depth and breadth of an individual, family, community, or system in the context of its biological, psychological, social, historical, political, and cultural experiences. human behavior and the social environment to social work practice and to our lives. As we move through the material in this book, we will struggle to integrate what we are learning here with what we have learned and are learning from our own and others’ life experiences, from our other social work courses, and fromFile Size: 1MB.
The law can lack clarity which may be open to interpretation. This essay aims to discuss Social Work roles and responsibilities in Criminal Justice settings. ‘There are many competing pressures to direct the service in ways that may not be consistent with Social Work principles towards greater penal and correctional models. Social Work, Liberty and Law John Williams Professor of Law and Head of Department, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, John Williams is a member of the Wales Committee of the Legal Services Commission and is an honorary consultant to the British Association of Services for the by: 6.
Dr Carole Smith, Senior Lecturer in Social Work at University of Manchester. Especially written for the non-lawyer, Social Work Law provides a practical and clear guide to the legal framework and substantive law relating to social work. The book gives equal weight of coverage to the law relating to children, families and vulnerable adults.2/5(5). Case Law Courts create many laws relevant to social work in the context of litigation and judicial rulings. For example, a judge may need to interpret the meaning or application of existing law, resolve conflicts between laws, or fill gaps in existing laws. Such rulings by appellate courts become legal precedent or case law.
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Buy Using the Law in Social Work 3Rev Ed by Robert Johns (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(3). Using the Law in Social Work, written for the professionals of the social work practice, explains in an easy way and with a simple language, the understanding of the law that is applied to the practice of social work.
-- Loarre Andreu Perez, CBQ Reviews. About the Author/5(10). Now in its fourth edition, this well-established core textbook looks at social work law in practice, focusing on key areas such as human rights, mental health, services to children and families, safeguarding, court work, youth justice and community care.
Now fully revised to include information on the Mental Health Actextensions to the Mental Capacity Actnew. Identifying the Legal Needs and Realizing the Rights of Social Work Clients 1 2. A Conceptual and Historical Framework for Using the Law in Social Work Practice 17 3. Roles and Ethics 33 4. The Implicit and Explicit Context of Social Work Practice 63 5.
Social Work Functions, Knowledge, and Skills in the Legal Context 81 Size: KB. Social Work, Law and Ethics highlights what the law says and what it offers, what ethical principles are at stake, and what these imply for Using the law in social work book work policy and practice.
In this way, it uses real-life scenarios to analyse the dynamic interactions of social work, law and ethics. It is essential reading for all social work by: 3.
This book is a very welcome addition to the literature on law, ethics and social work. The author places the spotlight confidently on the essential legal and moral dilemmas of professional practice, making these complex matters highly accessible and bringing remarkable clarity of vision to the intricacies of professional decision-making.
Written by an author team educated in both the law and social work, this book acquaints readers with major state and federal laws, regulations, and court opinions that directly affect social work practice.
LAW IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, 3rd Edition helps readers understand how to work within the legal system to benefit clients and further client Cited by: short, I wanted to make the law an interesting, stimulating and sometimes moving read for social work students.
It is for this reason that my book centres on Serious Case Re-views, Public Inquiry Reports, Ombudsman Reports and judgements handed down by the courts to explore the realities of social work practice and the law which frames Size: KB.
Using the Law in Social Work, Paperback by Johns, Robert, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Familiarity with law, legislation and legal processes is fundamental to sound social work practice.
This book helps social work students gain this foothold in understanding law as it applies to social work practice. Seller Rating: % positive. Social Work Law with Updating Supplement. I’ll be completely honest here, law was not my best area when I was studying for my social work degree.
Remembering dates and names was not my specialty and I was not looking forward to my law exam. However, I came across this book.
Social Work, Liberty and Law. Essential reading for those studying or working in human services and social work, this book is designed to alert people to.
With promotion of the rights of children and families a measure of professional competence and legal obligation, the book helps readers satisfy social work standards and use their knowledge of the law to improve their practice. The book is vital reading for all levels of social work student, including those undertaking the post-qualifying award.
Using a short quote in a social media posting is one thing, but putting together a book or website that relies almost entirely on work created by others raises a wasp’s nest of legal issues. It can be done, but not without doing some homework.
Learning, teaching and assessment of law in social work education Organising law knowledge, skills and values in education practice. This section will build on the material presented earlier to develop a conceptual frame for approaching law learning that combines three core objectives for students’ learning.
On the face of it, social networking outlets such as Facebook and Twitter might appear to offer people an arena for venting their spleen on any issues, including gripes and grievances about : Philip Landau.
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Free shipping for many products. Micro level intervention in social work practice Micro social work is the most common kind of social work intervention, and happens directly with individual client or fa mily.
Parkinson's law is the adage that "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion". It is sometimes applied to the growth of bureaucracy in an organization. 3 Generalization. 5 Related efficiency.
9 Further reading. 10 External links. Articulated by Cyril Northcote Parkinson as part of the first sentence of an essay published. The amount of the work used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole, such as using a poem in its entirety, or using one chapter from a long book; The effect of the use upon the potential market for the copyrighted work.
For assistance using these factors for the analysis of individual items. 2 Chapter 1 • Defining Policy Practice in Social Work BOX A Definition of Policy Practice Policy practice is defined as using social work skills to propose and change policies in order to achieve the goal of social and economic justice.
"This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively. Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and the inequities of race, class, and gender that shape clients' experiences.
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