Social Work

General Resources in Social Work

Social Work Resources on the Web (Humboldt State University Library). 
Links to Internet resources on numerous topics of interest to Social Workers. Also includes a list of comprehensive Social Work web pages, resources on grants and grant writing, and Social Work organizations and directories.

Information for Practice: news and new scholarship from around the world (School of Social Work, New York University). 
Provides links to news articles, journal articles, and other recent materials on Social Work issues in the U.S. and worldwide.

Social Work (Best of the Web Directory)
Provide links in many areas useful for Social Work educators and practitioners.

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Teaching Social Work

Journal of Teaching in Social Work.
Subscription and submission information; table of contents with abstracts for past and current issues. Full text for a fee.

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
CSWE is dedicated to promoting the highest quality social work education. This site contains membership, project, and program information; lists of publications; and links to resources open to the public and for members only. Journal of Social Work Education and Social Work Education Reporter are included in membership. A limited amount of material from the Journal is open to the public online at the CSWE website.

The Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Social Policy and Social Work (SWAP), U.K. 
A site dedicated to enhancing the student learning experience in these two areas. SWAP provides examples of good practice in teaching and in using e-learning, research findings, searchable online databases, publications, and online discussion forums.

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Social Work Simulations and Gaming

Disability-related Simulations: If, When, and How to Use Them in Professional Development,” Sheryl Burgstahler and Tanis Doe, University of Washington. Review of Disability Studies, No.2, 2004.
This article explores the positive and negatives aspects of disability-related simulations, and offers examples of appropriate disability awareness activities that maximize positive outcomes.

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Clinical Social Work

Pat McClendon’s Clinical Social Work Website
Resources on issues of interest to clinicians, such as abuse, mental health, client support and services, treatment modalities, violence, and much more.

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Accreditation in Social Work

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 
Click on Accreditation for resources, policies, news, and reports on Social Work accreditation. Also has a directory of accredited programs. 

See also General Social Science Resources for additional discipline-specific materials.

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