Welfare law and the welfare principle in social work practice

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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
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-143
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Social Welfare Law
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1986

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