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The social worker's guide to children and families law

Author: Lynn Davis
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an accessible, jargon-free guide to the key elements of the law that concern practising social workers in children and families teams in England and Wales. It includes explanations of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Davis
ISBN: 9781843106531 1843106531
OCLC Number: 226357231
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Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface. Part 1: Fundamentals. Chapter 1. Human Rights. Chapter 2. Key Points in Children and Families Law. Chapter 3. Parental Responsibility and Children's Autonomy. Part 2: Private Law. Chapter 4. Section 8 Orders - Specific Issue and Prohibited Steps. Chapter 5. Residence and Special Guardianship. Chapter 6. Contact. Part 3: The Local Authority's Support Role. Chapter 7. Section 17 Children in Need. Chapter 8. Accommodation. Part 4: Child Protection. Chapter 9. Section 47 Investigations. Chapter 10. Emergency Action. Part 5: Care Proceedings. Chapter 11. The Threshold Criteria. Chapter 12. Care Proceedings - Interim Stages. Chapter 13. Care Proceedings- Care Orders and Care Plans. Chapter 14. Contact and Enforcing Care Plans. Part 6: Adoption. Chapter 15. Adoption Fundamentals and Adoption by Consent. Chapter 16. Placement Orders and Contact. Appendix 1 - Children Act 1989 Key Sections by Number and by Subject. Appendix 2 - Residence, Special Guardianship and Adoption - at a Glance. Appendix 3 - Contact Aide Memoire. Appendix 4 - Care / Accommodation - at a Glance. Appendix 5 - Summary of Duties to `Looked After' Children. Appendix 6 - Emergency Protection Orders Aide Memoire. Appendix 7 - Care / Supervision orders - at a Glance. Appendix 8 - Care Planning Scenario. Table of statutes. Table of cases. Index
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Social work practitioners and family lawyers will benefit from reading this work and gain even more from it if they are able to have a copy close to hand while at work. -- Journal of Social Welfare & Read more...

 
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