Youth Justice and Social Work.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandTransforming Social Work Practice Series: Publisher: : SAGE Publications, 2012Description: 1 online resource (257 p.)ISBN: 9780857258304Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Youth Justice and Social WorkDDC classification: 361.3 | 364.36 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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COVER ; Contents; Series editors' preface; Introduction; 1 Values, ethics and human rights issues in youth justice social work; 2 The development of youth justice philosophies, laws and policies; 3 Criminological theories in relation to young people who offend; 4 The laws and sentencing framework of contemporary youth justice practice; 5 Working within a youth offending team and in the youth justice system; 6 Assessing young people; 7 Working with young people; 8 Looking forward: Developing your career and proposed youth justice reforms; Conclusion; Appendix; References; Index
It is vital for social work students and practitioners to understand the complexities of the youth justice system. This fully revised second edition analyses and puts into context several pieces of new legislation such as the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, the Youth Rehabilitation Order 2009 and the new Youth Conditional Caution. Carefully selected case studies and summaries of contemporary research help to underpin this accessible and essential resource. Ideal for students on placement, this new edition enables the reader to follow complex and often difficult legislation and law.
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