Legal Environment of Social Work

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9780871012357: Legal Environment of Social Work

Recently, legal issues have exerted increasing influence on the delivery of social work services. This book focuses on the legal system as it influences the social work profession and highlights laws that affect the delivery of services. Chapters cover the criminal justice system, juvenile courts, filiation and adoption concerns, and new legislation to give social workers a clear perspective on the legal environment in which social work operates. The book offers social workers real assistance for using the legal system successfully and creatively to develop effective interventions. Readers will learn how the law affects the organisation of social agencies and the delivery of services within complex organisations.

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In recent years legal issues have exerted an increasing influence on social work. This book highlights laws that affect the delivery of services. Chapters provide a perspective on the legal environment in which social work operates. Readers can learn how law affects the organization of social agencies and the delivery of services within complex organizations.

Special Features *Numerous case descriptions demonstrate how law is administered in the United States. *Study questions follow each chapter to reinforce learning. *A full listing of cases cited provides a ready reference to U.S. law regarding social issues. *An instructor's manual is available for faculty.

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Leila Obier Schroeder, JD, MSW, is professor of business law in the College of Business Administration and special lecturer in the School of Social Work at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

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