The central purpose of this module is to provide an environment where students can explore issues and concerns of legislation, policy making and ethics in practice. The module will also focus on building the foundations of legislation relating to children and young people, adult social care, mental health and mental capacity.

Through this module, social work students will have the opportunity to explore the process of ethical decision making alongside students and tutors from the Law Clinic. Law and social work staff will be making use of the giving voice to values approach which focuses on empowering decision making for transformational leadership.