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Social Work: Guide for Field Instructors
This guide features freely accessible resources for keeping current with social work research.
If your instructor has asked you to watch library videos and take quizzes, you need to do that through the Information Literacy course in Blackboard. The course should be listed under your Blackboard list of "My Courses" in the left navigation menu.
Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations.
Using information collected through various monitoring and reporting systems, the Children's Bureau analyzes and reports data on a variety of topics, including adoption, foster care, and child abuse and neglect.
Contains state and national statistics on child and family well-being indicators, such as health, child care, education, income, and marriage. Data on the demographics of children, families, and the communities in which they live are also included.
Provides access to the original data sets from the American Housing Survey, median family incomes and income limits, as well as microdata from research initiatives on topics such as housing discrimination, the HUD-insured multifamily housing stock, and the public housing population.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published from 1878 to 2012, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
The Census Bureau reports poverty data from several major household surveys and programs including: the Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC), Current Population Survey (CPS), the American Community Survey (ACS), Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), and more.