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CONTENTS the legal framework 1 Law and the social worker 5 Human rights and anti-discrimination law 32 Competence, consent, and the service user 70 Confidentiality and responsible information handling 87 using the legal system 123 Law and the practice of social work 127 Evidence and reports 170 Evidence from children 223 responsibilities towards children 239 Working in partnership 243 The principles and purposes of the Children Act 1989 270 Responsibilities towards children 292 Investigation and case planning 327 Child protection—court applications 360 Adoption 405 Law of the family 438 social workers' responsibilities for adults 465 Children in the criminal justice system 469 Community and residential care 519 Admission to hospital or guardianship for mental disorder 567 social exclusion 605 Violence, harassment, and anti-social behaviour in and around the home 609 Housing problems 650 Homelessness 691 Nationality, immigration, and asylum issues 724 Index 743
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Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.