Social Work Law

Applying the Law in Practice
by Michelle Evans (Author), Denise Harvey (Author)
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Designed with the student in mind, this contemporary and creative textbook takes the fear out of learning law, and enables students to apply it to their social work practice with confidence.


Social Work Law is an exciting new textbook that supports students who are often intimidated by law as a subject. It helps them remember all the relevant Acts and legislation, and illustrates how the law can be applied in practice.  Learning features such as mindmaps, end of chapter tests, and personal reflection boxes provide powerful tools for understanding and recall. It also explores key study skills to help students with essay preparation and taking a social work law exam.  

Mapped to modules and based on teaching needs, it supports lectures too with up to date content and worked examples to follow throughout.

Accessible and engaging, this introduction guides readers through the modern professional and legal context of Social Work, equipping them with the tools they need to be able to think critically and adapt to whatever situation they may encounter in their practice. 

Whether a qualifying student on an undergraduate degree course, an Social Work degree apprentice, or a newly qualified social worker, this is the go-to textbook for being able to understand , think critically, and apply law to your social work practice.

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Publication date
May 23, 2022
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