Leeds University Library

Module Reading List

Social Work Law 1, 2017/18, Semester 2
Iain Moody
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue



Brayne, H and Carr, H. 2015. Law for Social Workers. 13th Edition, Oxford. Oxford University Press. NOTE; NEW EDITION PUBLISHED IN 2015 INCLUDES THE CARE ACT 2014.

Department of Health. 2008. Code of Practice Mental Health Act 1983. Available at http://www.mentalhealthlaw.co.uk/Mental_Health_Act_1983_Code_Of_Practice_for_England

Department of Health. 2014. Care and Support Statutory Guidance. Issued under the Care Act 2014. London. Department of Health. Available at https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/315993/Care-Act-Guidance.pdf

Dickens, J. 2012. Social work, law and ethics. London. Routledge.

Eby, M. and Gallagher. A. Values and Ethics in Practice in Fraser, S and Mathews S. 2008 (eds) The critical practitioner in social work and health care London. Sage Publications.

HM. Government 2013. Working Together to Safeguard Children. A Guide to Interagency-working to safeguard and promote the Welfare of Children. Available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children

Office of the Public Guardian. 2013 . Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice. Available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mental-capacity-act-code-of-practice

Payne, M. 2014. Modern Social Work Theory. 4th Edition. London. Palgrave Macmillan

Puri B.K, Brown, R.A., Mckee, H.J. & Teasaden H, 2005 Mental health law : a practical guide, London: Hodder Arnold

Seymour c., Seymour R. 2011 Courtroom and report writing skills for social workers. Exeter: Learning Matters



Adams R, 2008 Social Work and Empowerment (4th edition), Basingstoke: Palgrave

Banks S, 2003 Ethics, Accountability and the Social Profession , Basingstoke: Palgrave

Blackstone .2012. Blackstone's guide to the Equality Act 2010.. Oxford. Oxford University Press.

Blackstone 2006. Blackstones Guide to the Human Rights Act 1998. 4th Edition. Oxford. Oxford University Press.

Bramer, A. 2010. Social work law. 3rd Edition. London. Pearson Education Ltd.

Centre for Policy on Ageing. 2013. The Personalisation Agenda, Direct Payments and Individual Budgets. London. CPA. Available online at: http://www.cpa.org.uk/information/readings/personalisation.pdf

Dalrymple, J. & Burke, B.; 2006. Anti-oppressive practice : social care and the law Open University Press Maidenhead.

Drew, S.2000. Children and the Human Rights Act 1998. Save the Children. London.

Goldson B, 2002 Vulnerable Inside: Children in Secure and Penal Settings London: The Children’s Society

Kallen E, 2003 Social inequality and social injustice : a human rights perspective , Basingstoke: Palgrave

Laming, H. 2009. The Protection of Children in England: a Progress Report. London. HMSO. at http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130401151715/http://www.education.gov.uk/publications/standard/publicationdetail/page1/hc%20330

Local Government Association. 2014. Get in on the Act. The Care Act 2014. London. LGA. at http://www.local.gov.uk/documents/10180/11309/L14-284+Getting+in+on+the+Act_web.pdf/edfb186d-166f-4058-a20d-5ba5e2646e6e

London Adult Safeguarding Board. 2014. Protecting adults at risk: London multi‐agency policy and procedures to safeguard adults from abuse. Social Care Institute for Excellence with the Pan London Adult Safeguarding Editorial Board, at http://www.scie.org.uk

Ministry of Justice. 2006. Human Rights Act. 1998. Available at https://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/human-rights/human-rights-making-sense-human-rights.pdf. London. HMSO

Munro, E. 2005. Systems Approach to Investigating Child Abuse Deaths . British Journal of Social Work.. (2005) 35,531- 546.

Munro, E. 2011. The Munro Review of Child Protection London. D for E at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/munro-review-of-child-protection-final-report-a-child-centred-system

Partington, M. 2013. Introduction to The English Legal System. Oxford. Oxford University Press.

Read J. et al 2006 Disabled Children and the Law: Research and Good Practice (2nd Edition) London: Jessica Kingsley Publications

Thompson N, 2007 Power and Empowerment Lyme Regis: Russell House

Thompson N, 2012 Anti-Discriminatory Practice (5th ed) Basingstoke: Palgrave

Walker S, & Beckett C, 2011 Social Work Assessment and Intervention (2nd ed) Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishers

Watson, J and Woolf, M. 2003. Human Rights Act toolkit. London. Legal Action Group



http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ . English and Welsh Acts of Parliament.

http://www.scie.org.uk/. Social Care Institute for Excellence. Excellent website for law and social work.

http://www.hpc-uk.org/assets/documents/10003b08standardsofproficiency-socialworkersinengland.pdf for hCPC Standards of Proficiency

http://www.tcsw.org.uk/pcf.aspx for The College of Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140430083435/http://www.education.gov.uk/dfe/b00221161/children-families-bill - for an overview and links relevant to the Children and Families Act 2014.



British Journal of Social Work.

Child and adolescent social work journal.

Clinical social work journal.

Journal of Social Work Education [Not held at Leeds University Library]

Journal of social work values and ethics

European Journal of Social Work [Not held at Leeds University Library]

International social work.

Journal of Social Work Practice

Social Work and Society

Critical Social Work [Electronic Resource].

Journal Of Child Psychology And Psychiatry And Allied Disciplines.

Journal Of Child Development [Not held at Leeds University Library]

Journal Of Social Welfare And Family Law.

The British Journal Of Developmental Psychology.

Modern Law Review.

Family Law.

Child And Family Law Quarterly.

This list was last updated on 07/05/2015