Integrating Human Service Law, Ethics and Practice
3 Rev ed
3 Oct 2012
OUP Australia and New Zealand
Integrating Human Service Law, Ethics and Practice interprets the law for human service students to prepare them for practice. The text fully integrates law and ethics throughout, providing students with a thorough knowledge of the Australian legal landscape and an understanding of human service ethics. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect legal developments, contemporary practice trends and emerging issues in human services. Practice Questions and Responses, Legal and Ethical Myths and Realities, Key Points for Practice and useful websites are included in each chapter, to help students further understand the connections between legal processes and ethical considerations. Written by an expert author team, this book makes the law accessible to human services students and provides a unified position on the relationship between law, ethics and good practice. New to this edition: Brings ethics to the forefront and prominently incorporates professional codes of ethics Addresses the interaction between law and ethics in practice Fully updated to reflect changes and development in Australian law New author, Tania Leiman, brings an expertise in several areas of law, legal practice and a history of teaching law to social workers, human service workers and lawyers.