Social Work Student Resources

Social Work Student Resources


Common Social Work Resources

Social Work References

Children, Youth, and Family Sites

  • Childtrends.org — a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that studies children, youth, and families through research, data collection. and data analysis

Social Welfare Policy and Research

  • Influencing State Policy — a site that assists faculty and students in learning to influence effectively the formation, implementation, and evaluation of state-level policy and legislation.
  • The Research Forum — encourages collaborative research and informed policy on welfare reform, child and family well-being, and community-related issues. The website features a searchable database of summaries of large and small-scale research projects.
  • Handsnet.org — building the Human Services Community online
  • Thomas legislative Information on Congress

Diversity Issues

  • law.harvard.edu — Harvard has launched a major ongoing assessment of the prospects for justice and equal opportunity under law for racial and ethnic minorities in the United State at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
  • The Jim Crow Museum — displays many artifacts that represent racism in America

Prevention Science