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Background Info: Reference material and books provide detailed information about specific topics.
Article Databases: Use key social work databases to find new and old journal articles.
Statistics & Data: Many statistics are available in government publications and can provide supportive research.
Psychological Tests: Find published and unpublished tests and surveys.
Media: Access streaming videos from anywhere anytime.
Policies & Laws: Federal and state laws affect social workers and their research. Keep up to date with laws that may affect you.
Organizations: Associations, institutions, and foundations conduct a lot of research and disseminate this research in reports.
Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in APA format.
Major indexing and abstracting database covering psychology, social work, educational psychology, and related disciplines.
Social Services Abstracts
Citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, association papers and reviews focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy and community development.
National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS is the federal governments principal vital and health statistics agency. NCHS provides data on vital events (birth and mortality) as well as information on health status, lifestyle and exposure to unhealthy influences, onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care. The National Survey of Family Growth also includes information on family life, marriage and divorce, pregnancy, infertility, use of contraception, and men's and women's health.
Provides access to thousands of psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments on a variety of subjects, as well as descriptive information about each test and its development and administration. Many (but not all) of the tests can be downloaded and used by researchers, and often contain scoring guides and instructions on how to use the test.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Online collection of videos (CTIV) available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes counseling sessions/demonstrations, consultations, interviews, lectures and presentations. Online transcripts and video clip-making tools are also provided.
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