Welfare law and the welfare principle in social work practice

Howe, David (1986) Welfare law and the welfare principle in social work practice. Journal of Social Welfare Law, 8 (3). pp. 130-143. ISSN 1469-9621

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“I have learnt that we are local government officers first and a social worker second … nobody can act outside the law and nobody can act outside their policy.” “Her father's remarried. She's fourteen and feels the outsider in Dad's new family. It's really classic. She's an obvious scapegoat. It's really good. I think I can do some really interesting work with it… family therapy is what I'll do possibly joint work, male and female therapists. I wish we had more cases like this in social services. It really makes you feel you've something to offer.”2

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Social Work
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Centres > Centre for Research on Children and Families
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2020 01:29
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2023 23:46
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/74573
DOI: 10.1080/09649068608413531

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