Social Work and the Courts: A Casebook


Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services. Pollack presents an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examination of the reasoning and implications of each verdict. With updates throughout, this second edition includes the most significant, timely, and relevant cases, paying particular attention to recent rulings in foster care and child welfare. The dissection and analysis of these influential cases makes this volume an excellent teaching tool and an essential resource for both social workers and policy makers.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003
  • 2nd


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