Social Work

Reference

Encyclopedia of Aging/ (Third Ed). George Maddox @ R 305.26 En1e3
Encyclopedia of Health and Aging / Sage (eBook)
Encyclopedia of Social Work  / National Association of Social Workers @ 360 En1
Social Work Almanac  / Leon Ginsberg @ R 361.3 G43
Social Work Dictionary / Robert L. Barker @ R 361.3 B24s4
United States Government Manua @ R 353 Un3

Even more social work books and resources on Pinterest

 

Information Literacy

Information Literacy in Social Work

 

 

Mobile Apps & Websites

PsychDrug (iTunes): Learn  about various psychotropic medications such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and anti-anxiety medicaitons.
CamScanner (Android/iTunes): Takes photos of your patients documents and converts them into PDFs to easily store and send.
TapTapSee (iTunes): A camera app for the blind and visually impaired.
 

 

Researching Public Policy

1.  Identify the issue. For example, housing for senior citizens.

2. Use reference sources and government websites to identify the government agencies involved, laws, regulations, etc.

Reference Books/eBooks
Encyclopedia of Aging/ (Third Ed). George Maddox @ R 305.26 En1e3
Encyclopedia of Health and Aging / Sage (eBook)
Encyclopedia of Social Work  / National Association of Social Workers @ 360 En1
Social Work Almanac  / Leon Ginsberg @ R 361.3 G43
Social Work Dictionary / Robert L. Barker @ R 361.3 B24s4
United States Government Manual  @ R 353 Un3

Websites
USA.gov The US government's offical web portal
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) The United States primary source for criminal justice statistics
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

3. Use names of laws, regulations, and keywords from issues to search for books and articles in the Library CatalogSocial Work Abstracts, and LexisNexis Academic.


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