Welcome to the Social Work Research & Resources page. Here you will find resources related to the fields of social work, social policy, racism and oppression, social welfare, human behavior, psychotherapies, substance abuse, domestic violence, research methods, gerontology, and many other interdisciplinary topics covered in the social work curriculum. Through an evidence-based practice perspective, you will discover scholarly, authoritative sources for your research papers and become well versed in the issues of your profession.
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Social Work Research & Resources
This guide highlights library and web resources that offer foundational information from social work experts, background and statistical information, and will help you determine which databases to use to find social work journals and articles.
Evidence-Based Practice Research & Resources
Includes links to comprehensive websites, reference sources, and article databases where evidence-based research is cultivated.
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Information for Practice
This is an extraordinary website and research portal for social work and social welfare research. This blog is updated daily and is filled with relevant news stories, conference proceedings, gray literature, open access journal content, video, systematic reviews, and much more. It is maintained by social work professor Gary Holden of the NYU School of Social Work in NY.
Encyclopedia of Social Work
This a rich resource for foundational articles written by social workers on a multitude of practice issues, therapeutic modalities, social work theory & ethics, and more. This is a tremendous source of information and will help to provide a framework as you begin digging into the issues of the profession.
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