Social Work Law
This session will cover how the newly established Children Act 2013 impacts on and informs social work practice. You will look at the most commonly used parts of the Children Act, for example s1, s17, s20, s31, s38 and s47. The course will develop your understanding between legislation, case law and guidance and using those as an integral part of practice.
Who is the course aimed at?
Children’s social workers, family support workers, social work
administratorsÂ Between 8 and 20 candidates.
How long is the course?
What will you learn?
– to know how the Children Act 2013 impacts on and informs social work practice
– to gain working knowledge of the parts of the Act that are most commonly used in practice
– to understand the distinction between legislation, case law and guidance
– to be able to use case law and guidance as an integral part of practice
“It’s aÂ privilegeÂ toÂ receiveÂ this level of training” – Social Worker, Northamptonshire