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Social Work Law, 2021/22, Semester 1
Iain Moody
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Brammer, A. 2020. Social Work Law 5th Edition Pearson: Harlow        

Carr, H. and Goosey, D. 2019. Law for Social Workers. 14th Edition Edition, Oxford. Oxford University Press*        

Feldon, P. 2017. The social worker's guide to the Care Act 2014 Critical Publishing: Padstow 

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ADASS. 2013. Safeguarding Adults. Advice and Guidance to Directors of Adult Services. ADASS/  

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

Blackstone 2009. Blackstone's Guide to the Human Rights Act 1998.. 4th Edition. Oxford. Oxford University Press.

Centre for Policy on Ageing. 2013. The Personalisation Agenda, Direct Payments and Individual Budgets. London. CPA. Available at

Department of Health. 2014. Care and Support Statutory Guidance. Issued under the Care Act 2014. London. Department of

Department of Health.2000. No Secrets. Guidance on Developing and Implementing Multi-agency Policies and Procedures to Protect Vulnerable Adults from Abuse. London. Department of Health. At

Dickens, J. 2012. Social Work, Law and Ethics. London. Routledge.

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

HM Government. 2018. Working Together to Safeguard Children. London. Department for Education at a

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.

London Adult Safeguarding Board. 2014. Protecting Adults at Risk: London Multiagency Policy and Procedures to Safeguard Adults from Abuse. Social Care Institute for Excellence with the Pan London Adult Safeguarding Editorial Board. Available at:

Ministry of Justice. 2006. Guide to the Human Rights Act. At 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

Partington, M. 2013. Introduction to the English Legal System, 2013-2014. Oxford. Oxford University Press.  

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

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Websites English and Welsh Acts of Parliament. Social Care Institute for Excellence. Excellent website  for law and social work. for hCPC Standards of Proficiency - for an overview and links relevant to the Children and Families Act 2014.

This list was last updated on 17/12/2020