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Resource Guide:
Social Work

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Social History, Conditions, Problems, ReformHN 1-995
Social Service, Social Work, Charity OrganizationHV 40-69
International Social WorkHV 544.5
School Social WorkLB 3013.4-3013.5
Police Social WorkHV 8079.2-8079.35
Protection, Assistance, and ReliefHV 697-4959
Employment, Social Security PolicyHD 4801-8943
Health Care, Public Health, Mental HealthRA 395-1000

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Social Work
  • Social Work Administration
  • Social Services
  • Social Workers
  • Social Work, Ethics
  • Social Work, Methods
  • Social Work with Children
  • Social Work with Criminals
  • Social Work with Drug Addicts
  • Social Work with Juvenile Delinquents
  • Social Work with Minorities
  • Social Work with Older People
  • Social Work with People with Social Disabilities
  • Social Work with the Homeless
  • Social Work with Youth
  • Social Workers, Biography
  • Social Workers, Certification
  • Social Workers, Job Stress

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Encyclopedia of social workREF HV 35 .E56
Handbook of social work in child and adolescent sexual abuseHV 6570 .H36 2007
Social work with Latinos : a cultural assets paradigmHV 3187 .A2 D444 2006
Handbook for working with children and youth: pathways to resilienceBF 723 .R46 H357 2005
Fundamentals of Substance Abuse PracticeHV 4998 .J65 2004
Human services for older adults: concepts and skillsHV 1461 .H36 1990
Helping the abuser: intervening effectively in family violenceHQ 809.3 .U5 S777
The witness stand a guide for clinical social workers in the courtroome-Book
Social work practice with immigrants and refugeese-Book
Mental disorders, medications, and clinical social worke-Book
Culturally diverse parent-child and family relationships a guide for social workerse-Book
Communicating with vulnerable children a guide for practitionerse-Book
Building on women’s strengths a social work agenda for the twenty-first centurye-Book
Best practices for social work with refugees and immigrantse-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Social Work
  • Social Work and Society
  • Social Work Education
  • Journal of Social Work Education
  • Social Work in Public Health
  • Social Work Research
  • Social Analysis: The International Journal of Social and Cultural Practice
  • Social Behavior and Personality
  • Social Choice and Welfare
  • Social Issues and Policy Review
  • Social Problems
  • Social Research

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives