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Author Davis, Lynn.

Title The social worker's guide to children and families law / Lynn Davis.

Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.

Item Status

Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (320 pages)
Summary This is the only book social workers need to make sense of the key elements of children's and family law. Now in a fully updated second edition, it reflects recent changes including the Working Together to Safeguard Children guidelines for inter-agency working, Children and Families Act 2013 and the Crime and Courts Act 2013.
Contents Introduction -- Fundamentals -- Human rights -- Key points in children and families law -- Parents, parental responsibility and children's autonomy -- Private law -- Section 8 orders, specific issues and prohibited steps -- Arrangements for children (residence) and special guardianship orders -- Arrangements for children (contact) -- The local authority's support role -- Children in need -- Accommodation -- Child protection -- Child protection investigations -- Emergency action -- Care proceedings -- Threshold criteria -- Care proceedings : interim stages -- Care proceedings : care orders and care plans and contact -- Care plans -- Adoption fundamentals and adoption by consent -- Placement orders, contested adoptions and contact -- Appendices -- 1a. children act : key sections by number -- 1b. children act : key sections by subject -- Residence, special guardianship and adoption at a glance -- Contact aide : memoire -- Care and accommodation at a glance -- Summary of duties to looked after children -- Emergency protection order aide memoire -- Care and supervision orders at a glance.
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Subject Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- England.
Parent and child (Law) -- England.
Social workers -- England -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Other Form: Print version: Davis, Lynn. Social Worker's Guide to Children and Families Law. 2nd ed. London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014 9781849054409
ISBN 9780857008145 (electronic bk.)
0857008145 (electronic bk.)