Law and Legislation for Social Service Workers, 3rd Edition
The third edition of Law and Legislation for Social Service Workers is a current and concise guide to the legal concepts and legislation applicable to social service work in Ontario. This valuable resource addresses multiple areas of social service expertise, including housing, mental health, child welfare, family law, dispute resolution, education, consent and capacity issues, income assistance, immigration, and more to prepare students for their future roles as advocates or case managers.
This updated edition captures recent amendments to key pieces of legislation, including the Divorce Act and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID). It also highlights the new Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth and Families, which came into effect in 2019, and the Compassionate Care Act, which came into effect in 2020.