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The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Services - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483213682, 9781483227115

The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Services

1st Edition

Author: Alfred H. Haynes
eBook ISBN: 9781483227115
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1955
Page Count: 132
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The Practitioner's Handbook to the Social Services contains practical help for social welfare officer on patient's social problems. This handbook is composed of 14 chapters and begins with a brief introduction to services offered by social services. The succeeding chapters deal with various forms of social services, including Regional Hospital Boards, Local Health Authorities, Environmental Health Services, Family Allowances and National Insurance, War Pensioner’s Welfare Service, National Assistance Board, and Ministry of Labor and National Service. Other chapters consider the social services offered by County and County Borough Welfare Services under various legal provisions. The final chapters tackle services concerning housing, legal aid, adoption of children, and guardianship of infants. Social service workers will find this book invaluable.

Table of Contents

I.—Executive Councils

II.—Regional Hospital Boards

III.—Local Health Authorities

IV.—Environmental Health Services

V.—Family Allowances and National Insurance

VI.—War Pensioners' Welfare Service

VII.—National Assistance Board

VIII.—Ministry of Labor and National Service

IX.—County and County Borough Welfare Services under the National Assistance Act, 1948

X.—County and County Borough Welfare Services under the Children Act, 1948

XI.—County and County Borough Services under the Education Act, 1944


XIII.—Legal Aid

XIV.—Adoption of Children; Guardianship of Infants; Matrimonial Disputes; Proceedings in Bastardy; Juvenile Delinquents; Probation

Appendix: War Pensions Offices, etc



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