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Contains 400 subject entries and 200 brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work. Includes demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster. Includes a comprehensive index and topical outline.
One of two comprehensive reference sources for social work. This 4 vol. online encyclopedic handbook provides chapter length essays. The volumes cover: The Profession of Social Work; Human Behavior in the Social Environment; Social Work Practice; and Social Policy and Practice. In particular, scan the chapters in the first volume to find your field of practice.
Our most extensive collection of online reference sources in the social sciences. Includes many current encyclopedias and comprehensive handbooks in fields related to social work, such as criminal justice, education, and psychology.
The Shippensburg University has created and maintains a collection of 100 topic guides on a wide variety of currently researched topics, many of which are relevant to social work. These guides are an excellent place to get a high quality overview of your topic as well as links to the highest quality news and information sources on the web.