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Social Work Subject Guide


Social Work Books

Social work : fields of practice
Rural, regional and remote social work : practice research from Australia
Handbook of health social work
Effective child protection
Research for social workers : an introduction to methods
Working with domestic violence : contexts and frameworks for practice
Aboriginal fields of practice
International practice development in health and social care
Understanding domestic violence
Killing you softly : a guide to understanding domestic violence and abuse
The psychology of criminal and antisocial behavior : victim and offender perspectives
Humanising mental health care in Australia : a guide to trauma-informed approac

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Social Work Journals

Child Abuse & Neglect
JMIR Mental Health
Journal of Youth and Adolescence
Journal of Aging & Social Policy
Aggression and Violent Behavior
Journal of Family Violence
Death Studies
Aging & Mental Health
Journal of Child and Family Studies
Journal of Loss and Trauma
Chronic Stress
Journal of Social Work Education

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Social Work Online Resources

  • Supporting social workers
  • Empowering the profession
  • Making a difference
  • online magazine for social workers
  • articles, practice issues, ethics and more
  • For students, recent graduates and professionals


  • Resources and information for direct work with children and adults


  • A news site dedicated to providing social workers with information resources and entertainment 
  • Social work topics, Social justice topics and Social good
  • Downloadable reports, submissions and advocacy work
  • Resources for dealing with children and families
  • Trauma informed knowledge and resources

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Key Databases in Social Work


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