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Author Sheldon, Brian.

Title A textbook of social work / Brian Sheldon and Geraldine Macdonald
Published London : Routledge, 2009


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Description xv, 429 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents The history and development of social work -- A brief history of social work -- Theory and practice in social work -- General trends from studies of the effectiveness of social work -- Evidence-based practice -- Social work methods and approaches -- Assessment, monitoring and evaluation -- Social casework and task-centered casework -- Cognitive-behavioural approaches -- Systemic approaches, including family therapy -- Social work and community work -- Client groups -- Social work with children and families -- Social work with looked after children -- Social work with young offenders -- Social work and mental health -- Social work with people with disabilities -- Social work with older people
Summary This comprehensive evidence-based guide to social work practice, strikes a balance between the need for social workers to understand the social, economic, cultural, and interpersonal factors, which give rise to clients' problems
Analysis Social work
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social service -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.
Social service -- Great Britain -- History.
Social service -- Great Britain.
Social service.
Author Macdonald, Geraldine M.
LC no. 2008019813
ISBN 0203640101 (ebook)
0415347203 (hbk.)
0415347211 (paperback)
9780203640104 (ebook)
9780415347204 (hbk.)
9780415347211 (paperback)