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SOWK 3340: Social Work Research: Home


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Let's Be Social!

Getting Started | Background Information

Reference Material in the form of subject dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks typically provide background essays, definitions, broad overviews of various topics, or other pertinent facts.  One collection of eReference titles is Sage eReference

Other titles social work students may find helpful include:

Encyclopedia of Social Work
Oxford Bibliographies: Social Work


Homelessness ; Healthcare/Medical Social Work ; Child Welfare ; Mental Health ; Foster Care ; Substance Abuse ; Family Law ; healthcare and latino immigrants ; homelessness ; direct social work practice ; racial justice

Tying your topic to "policy/law/legislation"

Tying your topic to "treatment/intervention/therapy/rehabilitation"?

Assignment: 20 page proposal with at least 5 peer-reviewed articles cited. If you are citing numbers, make sure the source was published no more than 10 years ago.

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