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SOWK 470 Social Work Research: Home

Relevant Books in the Catalog

Library of Congress Subject Headings for Social Work

You can find books in the USG Catalog or the USMAI using keywords for your topic or use the subject headings and related topics such as those listed below. 

Some examples of subject headings are:

Community mental health
Family services
Family social work
Helping behavior
Human services
Medical social work
Psychiatric social work
School social work
Social case work
Social group work
Social policy

Social problems
Social service
Social Service Research
Social service United States
Social work administration
Social work with children
Social work with minorities
Social work with older people
Social work with youth
Social workers
United States -- Social conditions


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