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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trangender Persons

This NASW research Web page focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social work research. It provides an overview of an under-researched set of social concerns and provides links to resources and a collection of publications by social work researchers.  The nature of the subject matter is highly complex, the population of interest is […]

May 10th, 2008 at 1:33 pm

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Health Disparities

Public Call For Research On Health Disparities National Institutes of Health Focus on Health Disparities Research Social Work Research Related to Health Disparities This social work research web page focus on Health Disparities provides references to access additional information on health disparities research agendas as well as selected publication references in which research findings are […]

May 1st, 2008 at 1:30 pm

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One of the ways the social work profession in the United States relates to the international community is through our long-standing social work with refugees.  The particular migration of refugee populations and specialized services to them began with the post-World War II era.  This nation’s population is primarily comprised of immigrants and their descendents, and […]

May 18th, 2007 at 9:13 am

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Resources Research Articles A code of conduct is a hallmark of a profession.  It prescribes behavior of professionals in serving and protecting clientele, colleagues, and the society at large.  The Code of Ethics for the social work profession has been developed through its major professional association, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).  Evolving from […]

October 1st, 2006 at 1:23 pm


Poverty Organizations Engaged in Poverty Research Research References Social Work Research In The News – Poverty The social work profession’s deepest roots are entwined through the knot that is poverty, from the time of the Elizabethan Poor Laws, which are usually cited as the first attempts at the policy of poverty management, to today’s “welfare […]

January 1st, 2005 at 9:05 am

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Citations + Related Books References Listed In Social Work Abstracts The concept Resilience or Resiliency has deep roots in social work, although social work research related to it is relatively recent. There is dialogue within the profession as to whether a Resilience Theory exists, or if resiliency is a concept that describes a set or […]

August 1st, 2004 at 9:17 am

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