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Synopsis: Explore the legalities and pitfalls of forensic social work!
Forensic Social Work: Legal Aspects of Professional Practice, Second Edition examines the professional specialty of forensic social work which involves testifying in court as an expert witness, investigating cases of possible criminal conduct, and assisting the legal system in such issues as child custody disputes, divorce, child support, juvenile delinquency, spouse or child abuse, and placing individuals in mental hospitals. As a student or professional social worker, you will explore a variety of ethical and legal issues, such as malpractice, licensing, credentialing, marketing for forensic clients, and presenting effective courtroom testimony. Current and fact-filled, this new edition discusses the origins of forensic social work and offers implications for future practice.
New material in this edition includes a chapter on how to establish a forensic social work practice, with information on how to bring in clients, generate new referrals and make other important contacts. Another new chapter expands on the first edition's discussion of implanted memory versus recovered memory and the ways that social workers use and often misuse this information. A third new chapter examines credentialing requirements for forensic social work.
Forensic Social Work details legal conflicts you may face and offers suggestions on how to deal with these situations. Rich with examples, some aspects of forensic social work that you will learn about are:
About the Author: Douglas M. Branson is W. Edward Sell Chair in Business Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. His publications include Questions and Answers: Business Associations Understanding Corporate Law and Corporate Governance.
Title: Forensic Social Work (Haworth Social Work ...
Publication Date: 1993
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Haworth Press, Incorporated, The. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Bookseller Inventory # G156024352XI3N00
Book Description Routledge, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG156024352X