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A textbook of social work

Author: Brian Sheldon; Geraldine M Macdonald
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2009.
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Packed full with case studies, further reading and information on up-to-date legislation and service guidelines, this is an invaluable guide to the main activities of social workers and social work students, as well as a valuable resource for practitioners and academics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Sheldon; Geraldine M Macdonald
ISBN: 9780415347204 0415347203 0415347211 9780415347211 9780203640104 0203640101
OCLC Number: 276643343
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.
Responsibility: Brian Sheldon and Geraldine Macdonald.
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