Table of contents for Law for social workers / Hugh Brayne, Helen Carr.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.