Social Work

Starting points and links for your Social Work research.

Finding Resources by Type

Click a tab at the top of the page for links and tutorials on finding different types of resources through the library.

Course Readings

Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., Kawakami, K., & Hodson, G. (2002). Why can't we just get along? Interpersonal biases and interracial distrust. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 8(2), 88-102.

Hillock, S. (2005). Minority sensitive practice.  In F. Turner (ed.), Canadian Encyclopedia of Social Work.  Toronto: Wilfred Laurier Press, pp.241-243.

Loewenberg, F., Dolgoff, R., & Harrington, D. (2000). Ethical Decisions for Social Work Practice (6th ed.) Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers Inc.

  • This book is available in the library at call number HV 43 .D59.
  • Chapter 3 (pp.43-77) is posted in Blackboard.

Liu, W. M., Soleck, G., Hopps, J., Dunston, K., & Pickett, T. (2004). A new framework to understand social class in counseling: The social class worldview model and modern classism theory. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 32(2), 95-122.

Mindrup, R. M., Spray, B. J., & Lamberghini-West, A. (2011). White privilege and multicultural counseling competence: The influence of field of study, sex, and Racial/Ethnic exposure. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 20(1), 20-38.

Monahan, K., & Lurie, A. (2003). Disabled women sexually abused in childhood: Treatment considerations. Clinical Social Work Journal, 31(4), 407-418

Citation Style for Social Work

The Social Work program prefers the use of the APA style 5th edition rather than the 6th. The Dalhousie guide is recommended for formatting citations. There are two other documents that provide examples on the formatting of your overall paper.