Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Social Work Practice and the Law” as Want to Read:
Social Work Practice and the Law
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Social Work Practice and the Law

4.2  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This is the first book to give social workers the tools to understand their clients' legal needs and rights and to address them collaboratively and effectively. Lyn Slater and Kara Finck ground their text in a comprehensive grasp of the legal system and the inequities of race, class, and gender that shape clients' experiences. Social Work Practice and the Law is a powerful ...more
Paperback, 440 pages
Published October 17th 2011 by Springer Publishing Company
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Social Work Practice and the Law, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Social Work Practice and the Law

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-12)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Todd Crescitelli
Jan 26, 2014 Todd Crescitelli rated it it was amazing
A wonderful book that should be part of the curriculum in every social work program and law school. The text does a wonderful job of breaking down legal concepts and frameworks that are relevant to social work professionals,at the same time it serves as a wonderful insight in to the social work field for any aspiring or practicing lawyer. Besides being a blunt and honest look at the interactions of these two fields, the text does a wonderful job introducing the idea and importance of understandi ...more
Jan 28, 2013 Stephanie rated it liked it
Good book for those interested in social work roles in the legal setting as well as the general legal process. Good for those who would like to advocate for clients or policy change as well as help counsel a client through the court process.
Jenna rated it liked it
Dec 22, 2014
Jennie Albert
Jennie Albert rated it it was amazing
Sep 08, 2016
Kristina Iniguez
Kristina Iniguez rated it it was amazing
Dec 24, 2012
Payal marked it as to-read
Feb 06, 2013
Percy Joseph
Percy Joseph marked it as to-read
May 26, 2013
Cynthia marked it as to-read
Feb 16, 2016
Emma Kozlowski
Emma Kozlowski marked it as to-read
Sep 07, 2016
Lance marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2017
Kathryn marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book