Law in Social Work Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1990-01-01
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

An Overview of the Legal System and The Law
Basic Legal Concepts and Principles for the Social Worker
The Hearing Process
The Social Worker in the Hearing Process
Locating and Using The Law
Constitutional and Criminal Law
Basic Constitutional Concepts and Principles for the Social Worker
Prosecution and Punishment of Adult Offenders
Adjudication and Treatment of Juvenile Offenders
The Child, The Family, and The Law
Protection of Children
Custody and Support of Children
Domestic Violence and Abuse
Education of Children
Health and The Law
Commitment and Treatment of Persons with Mental Disabilities
Competency and Guardianship of Persons with Mental and Physical Disabilities
Medical Care
The Profession of Social Work and The Law
Regulation of the Profession of Social Work
Disclosure of Professional Communications and Records
Professional Liability
Professional Relationships with Lawyers
Table of Cases
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