Social work and the law in Scotland Social Care & Social Work Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make assessments and decisions that radically alter people's lives. This free course, Social work and the law in Scotland, introduces the law as it relates to social work and encourages an understanding of the context of the law in order to make sound decisions. The Open University The Open University Course text/html K207_2 K207_2 en-GB Copyright © 2016 The Open University