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Resource Guide:
Social Work

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

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

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

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

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • 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

Selected Websites and Digital Archives