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A Social Work Research Guide

Social work research guide

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American Indian and Alaska Native Roundtable on Long Term Care: Final Report 2002
Prepared by: Jo Ann Kauffman, Kauffman and Associates, Inc. under contract with the Indian Health Service (IHS).
Copyright: Kauffman and Associates, Inc. Received permission to post the PDF.

The Children’s Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood (2013). Written and published by: Children’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/cb_ebook.pdf   This item is in the public domain.

Cost analysis in program evaluation: A guide for child welfare researchers and service providers (2013). Written by: Calculating the Costs of Child Welfare Services Workgroup.  Published by: Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/documents/cb/cost_analysis_guide.pdf  This item is in the public domain.

Evaluation and Management of the Sexually Assaulted or Sexually Abused Patient (2013). Second Edition. Written by: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). Published by: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). Copyright: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
https://www.mncasa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Sexual-Assault-e-book.pdf

The Labor Market for Social Workers: A First Look (2001).  Written by: Michael C. Barth and Yvon Pho for The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.  Published by: The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc. Copyright: The John A. Hartford Foundation.  Received permission to post.

Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-Being: A Network for Action: 2013 Resource Guide (2013?).  Written and published by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect. https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/2013guide.pdf  This item is in the public domain.

Resident Centered Community-Building: What Makes it Different?: A Report from the Connecting Communities Learning Exchange (2013).  Published by the Aspen Institute, Roundtable on Community Change.  Copyright: Connecting Communities Learning Exchange.  https://www.aspeninstitute.org/publications/resident-centered-community-building-what-makes-it-different/

Social Work & the Affordable Care Act: Maximizing the Profession’s Role in Health Reform (2015?).  Written by: Christina Andrews and Teri Browne.  Published by: Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care.  Copyright: Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care. Received permission to post the PDF.  https://libguides.wustl.edu/ld.php?content_id=10384268

Unaffordable America: Poverty, Housing, and Eviction (2015).  Written by: Matthew Desmond.  Published by: Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Fast Focus No. 22-2015.  Copyright: Regents of the University of Wisconsin System on behalf of the Institute for Research on Poverty.  https://www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/fastfocus/pdfs/FF22-2015.pdf

Universal Coverage of Long-Term Care in the United States: Can We Get There from Here? (2012). Editors: Douglas Wolf and Nancy Folbre.  Published by: Russell Sage  Foundation.  Copyright: Russell Sage  Foundation. https://www.russellsage.org/publications/universal-coverage-long-term-care-united-states

What We Believe: A History of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, 1909-2007 (2008).  Written by: Candace O'Connor.  Published by: Washington University in St. Louis.  Copyright: Washington University in St. Louis.  Received permission to post the PDF.  https://wustl.box.com/s/3k1944fvgur1sssykv84fn45np9e5o4s

The WIC Program: Background, Trends, and Economic Issues (2009).  Written by: Victor Oliveira and Elizabeth Frazao.  Published by: United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.  Economic Research Report Number 73.  https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=46177    This item is in the public domain.

The WIC Program: Background, Trends, and Economic Issues (2015).  Written by: Victor Oliveira and Elizabeth Frazao.  Published by: United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.  Economic Information Bulletin Number 134.    https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=43927   This item is in the public domain.