Irish Social Work and Social Care Law

Claire Hamilton

    Research output: Book/ReportBook


    Irish Social Work and Social Care Law is a new textbook that introduces students to the law governing the practice of social work and social care in Ireland. The book provides a clear and concise guide to both the legal framework and the substantive law relating to social care and social work. It presents social care and social work law in an accessible manner, focussing on the specialist functions performed by social care professionals such as child protection, adopting and fostering, disability and mental health. It also considers the broader issues that affect service users in a social care context such as domestic violence, youth justice and the asylum system.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherGill and Macmillan
    Number of pages363
    ISBN (Print)9780717152667
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


    • Social work law; social care law.


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