|aA textbook of social work /|cBrian Sheldon and Geraldine Macdonald.
|aNew York, NY :|bRoutledge,|c2009.
|axv, 429 p. :|bill., ports. ;|c24 cm.
|aThe 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.