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The law and social work

The law and social work

contemporary issues for practice


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Published by Palgrave, in association with The Open University in New York .
Written in English

  • Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lesley-Anne Cull and Jeremy Roche.
    ContributionsCull, Lesley-Anne., Roche, Jeremy.
    LC ClassificationsKD3302 .L39 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 285 p.
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22368545M
    ISBN 100333945875, 0333961269

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Social Work, Liberty and Law. Essential reading for those studying or working in human services and social work, this book is designed to alert people to. A selection of multiple-choice questions, arranged by chapter, allows you to quickly assess your knowledge of the various topics in social work law.

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At Washington University, the School of Social Work accepts twelve credits transferred from the School of Law, and the School of Law accepts nine credits transferred from the School of Social Work. Throughout this Note, the term “social worker” refers to a practitioner with a Master’s Degree in Social Work (M.S.W.).

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