Irish Social Work & Social Care Law

ISBN: 9780717152667

45.14

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Quick Overview

A new textbook that introduces students to the law governing the practice of social work and social care in Ireland.

Provides a clear and concise guide to both the legal framework and the substantive law relating to social care and social work.

Presents social care and social work law in an accessible manner, focusing on the specialist functions performed by social care professionals such as child protection, adoption and fostering, disability and mental health.

Discusses both child law and the law relating to vulnerable adults in an Irish context.

Considers the broader issues that affect service users in a social care context such as domestic violence, youth justice and the asylum system.

Written For:

Undergraduate and postgraduate students of:
* Social Work
* Social Care
* Applied Social Care
* Social Studies
* Youth and Community Studies
* Child Protection and Welfare

A new textbook that introduces students to social care
and social work law, concepts and structures in Ireland.
Provides a clear and concise guide to both the legal
framework and the substantive law relating to social care
and social work law.
Presents social care and social work law in an accessible
manner, focusing on the specialist functions performed by
social care professionals such as child protection, adoption
and fostering, disability and mental health.
Discusses both child law and the law relating to vulnerable
adults in an Irish context.
Considers the broader issues that affect service users in a
social care context such as domestic violence, youth justice
and the asylum system.