Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 March 2017

659 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198783459

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Law for Social Workers

Fourteenth Edition

Helen Carr and David Goosey

  • Provides a clear and accurate account of the law in an easy-to-use and concise format which can be relied upon throughout all stages of a degree and in the workplace
  • Features accessible discussion of recent, real-life cases, illustrating how the law works in practice and preparing social workers for the everyday situations they are likely to face when dealing with service users
  • Includes a unique feature, The Social Worker's Toolkit, providing quick-reference advice and practical tips to assist students on placements and in their career as a professional social worker
  • Covers the key topics relating to adult and child law as well as detail on the legal system, human rights, information sharing, and consent, making it the ideal companion text for all social work law modules
  • Includes end-of-chapter exercises with online guidance, further reading advice, and chapter summaries to ensure understanding and assist with further research and assessment preparation
  • Accompanied by a free Online Resource Centre which features multiple choice questions, relevant updates to the law, guidance on answering questions in the book, a glossary of key terms, and further reading advice and support. For lecturers, the website also features PowerPoint slides for use in lectures, plus discussion notes, and a customizable bank of questions for student testing

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