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Social Work with Children, Young People and their Families in Scotland

Social Work with Children, Young People and their Families in Scotland

Second Edition

208 pages | Learning Matters
This updated edition enables students to develop a broader understanding of social work with children and families in Scotland. It uses practical examples, case studies and a critical appreciation of the legislation to reinforce learning. In many ways Scotland has led the way in legal and policy direction for social care and this edition is fully updated to reflect recent key changes.
The legal, policy and practice context
Working together: collaboration and effective practice
Working with and providing support to children, young people and their families
The children’s hearing system and youth justice
Child protection
Looked after and accommodated children and young people, permanency and adoption

Steve Hothersall

Steve Hothersall is a senior lecturer in social work at the Robert Gordon University. He has worked as both a practitioner and manager in childcare and was previously the Director of Post-qualifying and Masters programmes in Childcare at the University of York. Steve has also worked as a mental health officer, a nurse and a teacher. More About Author

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