Roles and functions in different social work settings
Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice
Call Number: Ref. 361.32 H23637 1998
Information regarding effective techniques for social workers
Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America
Call Number: Reference 361.97 E5646 2005
Need a brief history of policies related to food assistance, housing, immigration, aging, etc? Or an overview of settlement houses, African Americans and social welfare, religion and social welfare? Articles include bibliographies of primary sources, and further reading.
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Call Number: Ref 361.303 S67 2008
Completely updated, revised and expanded 20th edition
A continuously updated online collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW Press) and Oxford University Press (OUP). Building off the classic reference work, , it includes articles on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards. New articles and revisions to existing articles added regularly.
Summarizes the unique circumstances of Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, South Asian, African, and Middle Eastern immigrant and refugee populations and the challenges faced by the social service systems, including child welfare, juvenile justice, education, health, and mental health care, that attempt to serve them.
Provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payers, and state and federal review agencies.
Combines philosophy, theology, and pedagogical practices to offer a holistic approach to professional development and explores the character traits of charity, faith, generosity, gratitude, and justice in social work practice.
Explores religion and spirituality as a vital, though often misconstrued, lens for building better understanding of and empathy with clients. A diverse palette of faiths and traditions is compared and contrasted (occasionally with secularism), focusing on areas of belief that may inspire, comfort, or trouble clients, including health and illness, mental illness, healing, coping, forgiveness, family, inclusion, and death.
Offers theoretical essays enabling readers to forge their own perspectives of what "is" resistance and emphasizes the empirical and experiential dimension of resistance - making strong choices in terms of how contemporary topics related to resistance help to rethink our societies as "protest societies".