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Social Work: A Search for Sources

Handbooks and Manuals

Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare. Karen M. Sowers and Catherine N. Dulmus, eds. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2008. Reference HV40 .C635 2008

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders : DSM-IV-TR. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association, 2000. Reference RC455.2 .C4 D536 2000

Evidence-Based Practice Manual: Research and Outcome Measures in Health and Human Services. Albert R. Roberts and Kenneth R. Yeager, eds. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Reference R728 .E94 2004

Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques. John Touliatosm, et al.; eds. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage, 1990. Reference HQ728 .T68 1990

Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations. Alex Gitterman, ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. Reference HV91 .H265 2001

Handbook of Social Work with Groups. Charles D. Garvin, et al., eds. New York: Guilford Press, 2006. Reference HV45 .H26 2006

Social Work Speaks : National Association of Social Workers Policy Statements, 2006-2009. Washington, DC: NASW Press, 2006. Reference HV88 .N686 2006

Social Workers' Desk Reference. Albert R. Roberts and Gilbert J. Greene, eds. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Reference HV40 .S6464 2002


Encyclopedia of Associations: a Guide to More than 24,000 National and International Organizations. Kristy A. Swartout, project editior. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2008. Reference HS17 .E53 2008

Older Americans Information Directory. Millerton, NY : Grey House Pub., 2004. Reference HV1457 .O42.



Reference Books

Encyclopedia articles often have bibliographies or suggested readings that might offer a potential list of articles.


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

The Encyclopedia of Aging: a Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics. George L. Maddox et al., eds. New York: Springer Pub. Co., 1995. Reference HQ1061 .E53 1995

Encyclopedia of Social Work. Terry Mizrahi and Larry E. Davis, eds. Washington, DC: NASW Press; Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Reference HV12 .E53 2008

The Social Work Dictionary. Robert L. Barker. Washington, DC: NASW Press, 1999. Reference HV12 .B37 1999

Writing Guides

Professional Writing for the Human Services. Linda Beebe, ed. Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers, NASW Press, 1993. Circulating Collection HV41 .P759 1993

Study Guides

Social Work Examination Services: Comprehensive Review Notes for State Social Work License Examinations: Masters Level, Advanced Generalist, Clinical. Brookline, MA: Social Work Examination Services, 2008. Reference HV40.52 .S93 2008 Exam Review

One practice exam may be taken at no cost.

Social Work Vocabulary Review