Social Work 110
This research guide is designed to help you complete your
on fields of study in clinical social work and
Your assignment is to select
one field of service. What field of service interests you? Why?
What is the target population? What are the practice methods
that social workers use in this field? Indicate micro and/or
macro practice methods. Your assignment also
requires you to choose one book on the selected topic and three
professional social work or social service journal articles.
full description of your assignment
Library Research Tip#1:
To find career information, use these
books in print and online to find your career information.
1. Go to the Cuyamaca College Library Catalog in
order to find a book.
2. Encyclopedia of
Careers and Vocational Guidance 11th ed.
Four volume set includes v.1 Career guidance and
career field profiles -- v.2 Career articles, A-E --
v.3 Career articles, F-O -- v.4 Career articles,
Outlook Handbook / Bureau of Labor
Statistics is an annual publication of job
descriptions, requirements, salaries, trends.
Outlook Quarterly / Bureau of Labor
Statistics supplements handbook with updated
5. Magazines such as
News and World Report
is a magazine that reviews current job trends.
Careers in Psychology for the 21st Century by
the American Psychological Association.
Library Research Tip#2:
To find a book, use Library Catalog and search terms "social
See library call number sections:
Social work, HV1-HV696
Social work education, HV11
Social work with criminals, HV7428
Social work with gay youth, HV1426 - HV1449
Social work with juvenile delinquents, HV9051-HV9230.7
Social work with teenagers, HV1421-HV1441
Social work with the terminally ill, HV3000-HV3003
Social work with youth, HV1421-HV1441
Library Research Tip#3:
To find journal articles,
use Academic Onefile database or General Onefile database.
You can access these two databases from the Cuyamaca College
Library homepage. Try these subjects:
- Social Work
- Social work administration
- Family social work
- Medical social work
- Police social work
- Psychiatric social work