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Law for Social Workers in Scotland

Kathryn Cameron

Law for Social Workers in Scotland

Guidance for Meeting the DIPSW Requirements.

by Kathryn Cameron

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Published by Central Cncl.for Educ.& Training in Social Work .
Written in English


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Pagination23cm.64.
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL17294276M
ISBN 101857191552
OCLC/WorldCa181664125


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Effective social work practice relies on good understanding of the law along with the skills to use this knowledge well. This essential book provides a wide-ranging thematic account of social work practice in Scotland, making critical links between concepts, the contexts of practice and first-hand experiences of Scottish social work law.5/5(7).

Social Work Law in Scotland [Guthrie, Thomas G] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Social Work Law in Scotland. Effective social work practice relies on good understanding of the law along with the skills to use this knowledge well.

This essential book provides a wide-ranging thematic account of social work practice in Scotland, making critical links between concepts, the contexts of practice and first-hand experiences of Scottish social work law.

The book covers important subjects suc/5(2). Get this from a library. Social work and the law in Scotland. [Roger Davis; Jean Gordon;] -- Made up largely of newly commissioned pieces by leading academics and practitioners in the field, this book explores key conceptual and thematic issues and core areas of law and practice, as well as.

Social Work Law in Scotland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Description in here.1/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xli, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Development of social work in Scotland, Scottish legal framework, Aspects of family law, Children in need of care, Compulsory measures of child care, The criminal justice system, Mental health, The elderly, The chronically sick and disabled, Education and special educational needs, Aspects of.

The practice of social work in Scotland requires an ever greater awareness of how the law operates in practice. Scottish Social Work Legislation sets out the various primary and secondary legislation by subject area and provides social workers and their legal advisers with a comprehensive working statement of the law.

Annotated with the non legally qualified social worker in mind. Buy Social Work Law in Scotland 4th by Thomas G. Guthrie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Effective social work practice relies on good understanding Law for Social Workers in Scotland book the law along with the skills to use this knowledge well.

This essential book provides a wide-ranging thematic account of social work practice in Scotland, making critical links between concepts, the contexts of practice and first-hand experiences of Scottish social work s: In Social Work and the Community, the White Paper which preceded the Social Work (Scotland) Actit was noted that ‘the powers of local authorities to provide advice and assistance, and to promote welfare are set out mainly’ in six pieces of modest total meant that, even though written 20 odd years later, the first edition of Social Work and the Law in Scotland.

Effective social work practice relies on good understanding of the law along with the skills to use this knowledge well. This essential book provides a wide-ranging thematic account of social work practice in Scotland, making critical links between concepts, the contexts of practice and first-hand experiences of Scottish social work law.

This chapter provides a brief outline of key aspects of Scottish law, which are relevant to social work practitioners. The Social Work Act for example. DOI link for Law for Social Workers. Law for Social Workers book. Law for Social Workers.

Social Work Law in Scotland. About Social Work Law in Scotland. 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 Law for Social Workers in Scotland book work including.

Social Work Law in Scotland provides a clear outline of the legal framework within which social work operates. The book begins with a general introduction to legal terminology and procedure and goes on to discuss areas of law of particular relevance to Scottish social workers, including housing, benefits, debt recovery, and discrimination.

The Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act places a duty on local authority social work departments to offer people who are eligible for social care a range of choices over how they receive their support. Assisted communication support. Social workers need to be committed to keeping up to date with the law and using the laws to achieve the best outcomes for the service users, “legal values can accord with social work values and can help social workers to work in a positive way to support and empower service users”(workbook p25).

THE ROLE OF THE REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER IN STATUTORY INTERVENTIONS: GUIDANCE FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES. Introduction. The overarching purpose of the Scottish Government 1 is to focus government and public services on creating a more successful country with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth.

Social Work Law in Scotland (Greens Concise Scots Law S.) by Mays, Richard H. at - ISBN - ISBN - - - Softcover. Social Care and the Law in Scotland was first published in in recognition of the fact that many social work and social care texts did not account for the different legal framework in Scotland.

Now in its eleventh edition, this is a core text for everyone working in the sector. 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.

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.

Recently, as experienced social workers and practice educators, we’ve been asked by a number of student social workers to compile a list of recommended social work books.

Whilst we acknowledge that this is completely subjective (and we’re sure we’ve missed some out); we think the following is a great ‘starter for 10’.

Since the inception of the Scottish Parliament inmental health law, policy, practice and ethos have changed dramatically in Scotland. This book provides a thorough grounding in the key issues in mental health and presents a clear picture of the current Scottish mental health scene. 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. Susan Taylor, president of Social Work Scotland (SWS), the leadership body for the social work and social care professions, said there was.

SOCIAL workers are "under siege" and facing a "deepening crisis" due to workload fears linked to the Scottish Government smacking ban. That is the warning from Reasonable Scotland.

This is the only text to provide coverage of the new legal, policy and practice landscape of social work with children and families in Scotland, and as such, it is an indispensable guide for students, newly-qualified social workers, managers and practice teachers and a range of other professionals in health, education, the police and others in.

A further example of the importance for social workers to have a thorough knowledge of the law in order that they can make decisions on appropriate legislation is shown in the case study of the Clarke family (p 82 of block 1 book) where the social worker attends the family home on an arranged visit and finds Emily (mother) under the influence.

Transcript -- The law and social work in Scotland. A short introduction to this album. ; The legal perspective The legal perspective.

A social worker describes her experiences working in the Scottish system, giving examples of cases. The legal framework outlining powers and duties of Criminal Justice Social Work is the Social Work Scotland Act (as amended). Section 27 of this Act outlines the duty by Local Authorities to provide specific Criminal Justice services (e.g.

social background reports, supervision of offenders on an Order or Licence) in respect of central. The legal environment of social work. Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers Press.

E-mail Citation» Provides a good overview of the legal contexts in which social workers operate (particularly child welfare, family, mental health, and social security laws). Stein, Theodore J. ETHICS AND LAW FOR SOCIAL WORKERS, Robert Johns Books, SAGE PUBLISHING Books, at Meripustak.

Criminal justice social workers follow the same entry procedure as other social workers. Housing [ edit ] The University of Stirling, Housing Options Scotland and Horizon Housing Association conducted a study of allocations and lettings practice for accessible and adapted social housing in   Social Work Across the UK: Legal and Policy Differences from a Scottish Perspective Mental health.

Adult services. This brief guide outlines the principal legislation that affects the statutory delivery of social work services in Scotland, placing it in the context of policy and comparing it with the equivalent other three jurisdictions of.

Now fully updated and with up-to-the-minute guidance, this is the only book you will need to make sense of the key elements of law involved in social work with children and families in England and ible and jargon-free, this everyday reference explains the fundamental concepts of parental responsibility and human rights, and the provisions of private and public law, including care.

This module discusses the legal context of social work, reviewing legal frameworks, principles, structures and processes, which shape and regulate social work practice.

It considers how social work can use the law in a positive way, examining the value of law from the perspectives of service users, carers and professionals. A high rate of social care worker vaccinations will help protect individual staff members and reduce the risks of passing on flu infections to the most vulnerable in social care premises.

In addition, it will help to maintain the workforce and minimise disruption to services providing patient or client care by reducing staff sickness absence. Godefroy, SMental health & mental capacity law for social workers: an introduction, Transforming social work practice series, First Edition edn, SAGE Publications, Inc., 55 City Road, London, viewed 5 Novemberdoi: / Godefroy, Simon.

Mental Health & Mental Capacity Law for Social Workers: An Introduction. This book addresses the relationship between the professions of social work and law and helps social workers develop the knowledge necessary to practice in a legal environment.

The author focuses on how the law affects the day-to-day practice of social work; the creation, administration, and operation of social service agencies; and the ways in. The table clearly reveals that social work law and social welfare law are not necessarily oppositional to social work values or to rightsbased practice.

It also demonstrates that values, rights and law cannot be divorced from each other in social work practice.Northern Ireland and Scotland, for example, the Human Rights Act and the. An archive of video interviews with social workers reveals the changes the profession has been through over the past 40 years.

Andrew Cole meets the man behind it .Social Work Scotland is the professional leadership body for the social work and social care professions. We are a social work leadership body, led by our members.

We work to influence policy and legislation and to support the development of the social work and social care workforce.Essential Law in Social Work Ethics By Frederic G.

Reamer, PhD October Ethical challenges in social work come in all shapes and sizes. Some involve clinical issues pertaining to confidentiality exceptions and dual relationships. Others involve management and policy decisions about allocating scarce resources.