Scope | Indexes and Abstracts --
Print, Online, and CD-ROM
Handbooks | Dictionaries and Encyclopedias | Electronic
Directories | Statistical Sources
General Internet Resource
Research Methods |
Evaluating and Citing Sources
The focus of this guide is family and
child welfare as a field of practice of social work. This area of study may include :
This guide is
an introduction to comprehensive and specialized sources on family and child welfare which
are in the Howard University Libraries, and specifically the Social Work Library.
Internet sources are also included. Check the Library's catalog
specific topics for additional resources.
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and Abstracts --
Print, Online and CD-ROM
Indexes/Abstracts, Articles--Social Work
Click here for
to restricted databases
via commercial ISPs -
Assessment of family violence : a clinical and legal sourcebook.
2nd ed. New York : John Wiley, c1999. WA 33 AA1 A84 1999. in
NOTE: Titles for which call numbers
and location are not given are shelved in the Index/Abstract Area in the
Periodicals Unit of the Undergraduate Library. For Internet and CD-Rom files, the
location may be Social Work Library (SWL) or Founders Reference. Ask your Librarian for
Child Abuse and Neglect database. 1965-July 1995. CD-ROM. Baltimore, MD :
National Information Services Corp., c1995. in SWL
Child development abstracts and
bibliography. v.46,48-50 1972,1974-1976,1988-1989.
[Chicago, etc] : University of Chicago Press for the Society for
Research in Child Development [etc.]
Page, Penny Booth, 1949-. Children of alcoholics : a
sourcebook. New York : Garland Pub., 1991
HV5132 .P33 1991. in
Stanton, Greta W. Children of separation : an
annotated bibliography for professionals. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994. HQ755.8
.S73 1994. in SWL.
Berkson, Gershon. Children with handicaps : a review of behavioral research. Hillsdale, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1993. RJ506.D47 B47 1993 in Founders
Schaefer, Charles E. Family therapy techniques for problem behaviors of
children and teenagers. 1st ed. San Francisco :
Jossey-Bass, 1984. RC488.5 S36 1984. in SWL.
Helping children cope with death :
guidelines and resources. 2nd ed. Washington :
Hemisphere Publishing Corp., c1984. BF723 D3 H44 1984. in SWL.
Sage family studies abstracts.
v. 1- Feb. 1979- 1994. [Beverly Hills, CA] Sage
Publications. in SWL and University Library's Homepage EBSCOhost.
Feindler, Eva L. Assessment
of family violence : a handbook for researchers and practitioners.
Washington, DC: American
Psychological Association, 2003.
HV6626 .F45 2003
in SW Reserves
Childhood sexual abuse
(videorecording) Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and
c1990. RC569.5.A28 C44 1990 VHS. in UGL,MEDIA.
Kinnear, Karen L. Childhood sexual abuse : a reference handbook. Santa Barbara, Calif.: :ABC-CLIO, c1995. HV6570 .K55 1995. in SWL.
Children exposed to marital
violence : theory, research, and applied issues.1st ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c1998. WS 105.5.F2 C5362 1998. in Health
Handbook for child protection practice.
Edited by Howard Dubowitz, Diane DePanfilis.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2000.
HV6626.52 .H36 2000 in SW Reserves
Handbook of early childhood
intervention. Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge
University Press, 1990. WA 320 H2362 1990. in Health Sciences.
Handbook of family measurement techniques. Newbury Park, CA : Sage, c1990. REF HQ728 T68 1990. in SWL
Hardin, Mark. How to work with your court : a guide for child welfare agency
administrators. Washington, DC : ABA Center on
Children and the Law, c1993. KF9780 .H37 1993. in SWL.
Hoffman, Lois Norma Wladis, 1929-. Mothers at work : effects on children's well-being. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press,
1999. HQ759.48 .H63 1999. in Founders.
Resource guidelines : improving court
practice in child abuse & neglect cases. Reno, Nev. : National
Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, 1995. REF KF9323 .R47 1995.
Nuba, Hannah, 1924- Resources for early childhood : a handbook. New York : Garland Pub., 1994. HQ767.9 .N8 1994. in Founders
Children of color : research,
health, and policy issues. New York : Garland Pub.,
1999. HV741 .C536155 1999. in SWL.
Handbook of child and adolescent
assessment. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c1993. RJ50 .H36 1993. in Founders.
Handbook of clinical child
psychology. 2nd ed. New York : Wiley & Sons,
c1992. WS 105 H2355 1992. in Health Sciences.
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The Dictionary of family psychology and
family therapy. 2nd ed. Newbury Park,
CA : Sage Publications, c1993. REF
WM 13 D5536 1993 in Health Sciences.
Miermont, Jacques. A dictionary of
family therapy . English ed. Cambridge,
MA : Blackwell Reference, 1995. REF
RC488.5 .M5313 1995. in
Encyclopedia of family life. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c1999. REF HQ534 .E53 1999. in Founders.
DiCanio, Margaret. The encyclopedia of marriage, divorce, and the family . Lincoln, NE:
ToExcel, 2000, c1989. REF HQ9 D38 2000. in Founders.
Broude, Gwen J. Marriage, family, and relationships : a cross-cultural encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1994. REF GN480 .B76 1994. in SWL.
American Correctional Association.
Directory, juvenile & adult
institutions, agencies & paroling authorities. REF HV9463 .D572 1992- in SWL.
National directory of children,
youth & families services. Longmont, CO : Marion
L. Peterson. REF HV741 .N47 1992- in SWL.
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family
Statistics. America's children : key
national indicators of well-being.
Merrifield, VA : U.S. Govt. Printing Office in
cooperation with the National Center for Health Statistics, 2005. HQ792.U5 A44
2005. in SWL.
Every kid counts in the District of
Columbia : ... annual fact book.
Washington, DC : DC Kids Count Collaborative, c1994- REF HQ792.D4 E93 in SWL
Annie E. Casey Foundation.
data book 2004 : state profiles of child well-being.
Baltimore, Md: The Annie E. Casey Foundation., c2004.
HQ792.U5 K54 2004 in Founders
Ginsberg, Leon H. Social work almanac. Washington, DC : NASW Press, c1995. HV90 .G53 1995 in SWL
Basic demographic data on the population of the United States-- Children -- Crimes,
corrections, and delinquency --Education -- Health and mortality statistics -- Mental
illness and developmental disabilities -- Older adults -- Social welfare, economic
assistance, housing, and homelessness -- Social work: professional issues.
Statistical handbook on adolescents in
America. Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press,
REF HQ796 .S8237 1996 in SWL.
The state of America's children yearbook. Washington, DC : Children's Defense Fund, c1994-
1994- REF HV741 .C5375 1994- in SWL.
National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect
The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect acquires,
preserves and disseminates high quality datasets relevant to the study of child abuse and
neglect. The Archive facilitates secondary analysis by distributing data in ready-to-use
formats for microcomputers and mainframes, providing technical support to data users, and
sponsoring training programs for researchers.
of Federal Interagency Forum on Child
and Family Statistics.
Access to the tables of contents and abstracts of articles from
selected journals related to work with children and adolescents. (BUBL is a national
information service for the higher education community, funded by JISC.)
Child Poverty News and Issues
From the National Center for Children In Poverty at Columbia
University's Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health, this newsletter appears three
times a year. Full text of current and back issues is fully searchable.
Future of Children
A publication of the Center for the Future of Children
is published three times a year by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA.
Issues have included: adoption, health, school finance and
school-linked services, special education, sexual abuse, low birth weight, early childhood
program outcomes, juvenile court, welfare to work, and others. This site
includes links to the full text of the foundation's many journals that are available the
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System
U.S.Census Bureau: Children
A website developed by the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide the latest information about
America's adolescents. YouthInfo currently includes the following: a statistical profile
of America's teenagers; the latest reports and publications about adolescents; information
for parents of teens; speeches by federal officials on youth topics; links to
youth-related websites at HHS, other federal agencies, private foundations and research
Alliance for Children
International Adoption Agency
National Adoption Information Clearinghouse.
National Child Welfare ResourceCenter for Adoption
U. S. State Department. International Adoption Safeguards
The Child Abuse
Office of Child Support Enforcement
Agencies, Centers & Organizations
for Community Alternatives : not-for-profit agency
providing direct services to professionals and clients in the criminal and
juvenile justice and related human service systems, as well as research,
training and technical assistance in those fields.
American Academy of Child &
Child Welfare League of America
Children With AIDS Project
Children's Defense Fund
National Center for Missing and
National Early Childhood Technical
Parents Helping Parents
U.S. Department of Health & Human
Services: Administration for Children and Families
Bausell, R. Barker. Advanced Research Methodology: An Annotated Guide to Sources. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press,
1991.REF H62.B38 1991 in Founders.
An annotated bibliography covering research methods in the social sciences. Organized
topically with an author index at the back of the volume.
Miller, Delbert C. Handbook of Research Design
and Social Measurement. 5th ed.
Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage
Publications, 1991. REF H62.M44 1991
and Social Work.
A guide to research methods in the social sciences, including sociology. Divided into
sections which include, (1) General Description of the Guides to Research Design and
Sampling, (2) Basic Research Design, (3) Applied and Evaluation Research, (4) Guides to
Methods and Techniques of Collecting Data in Library, Field, and Laboratory, (5) Guides to
Statistical Analysis and Computer Resources, (6) Selected Sociometric Scales and Indexes,
and (7) Research Proposal, Funding, Costing, Reporting, and Career Utilization.
Social Science Information Gateway -Research Methods
Distinguishing Scholarly Journals from Other Periodicals
How to Evaluate a Web Page.
for Writing Research Papers based on the Modern Language Association Style
Guide for Writing
Research Papers based on
The American Psychological Association
of the American Psychological Association.
Washington, DC: American
Psychological Association, 2001. REF BF76.7 P83
2001 in Social Work
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was compiled by
Audrey Thompson, Librarian, Social Work
Library, Howard University Libraries.