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Related Professional Societies

(for professional news, careers/jobs, memberships, etc.)


Association for Community Organization and Social Administration http://www.acosa.org/

Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) http://www.bpdonline.org/

Association of Social Work Boards http://www.aswb.org/

Child Welfare League of America http://www.cwla.org/

Council on Social Work Education http://www.cswe.org/

International Federation of Social Workers http://www.ifsw.org/

Kentucky Board of Social Work    http://bsw.ky.gov

Latino Social Workers' Association http://www.lswo.org/

National Association of Black Social Workers http://www.nabsw.org

National Association of Puerto Rican/Hispanic Social Workers http://www.naprhsw.org

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) http://www.naswdc.org/

North American Association of Christians in Social Work http://nacsw.org/index.shtml

Social Work Reinvestment Act http://www.socialworkreinvestment.org/SWRI/default.htms

We are pleased to report that the Web section for the CSWE Public Policy Initiative is now live! CSWE has been working diligently to develop an online government affairs resource for its members and those who are interested in social work education.


 * CSWE's News and Activities


Web Sites Recommended by Department of Social Work Faculty

 Statistics Sources

 FaststatsAtoZ http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/

Health Statistics http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/guides/internet

National Center for Charitable Statistics http://nccs.urban.org/index.htm

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/default.htm


Other Social Work

 Barren River District Health Department http://www.barrenriverhealth.org/

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (formerly HCFA) http://cms.hhs.gov/

Global Social Work Network [international resource for professional social workers] http://www.gswn.com/

Go Ask Alice [health questions & answers] http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/

GuideStar: The National Database of Nonprofit Organizations http://www.guidestar.org/index.jsp

Kentucky Board of Social Work (KBSW) http://finance.ky.gov/ourcabinet/caboff/OAS/op/socwkbd/

The New Social Worker Online [news, jobs, etc.] http://www.socialworker.com/

NYU's WWW Resources for Social Workers http://www.nyu.edu/socialwork/wwwrsw/

Planned Parenthood http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

SearchZone (The Foundation Center) http://fdncenter.org/searchzone/

SocialWorkJobBank http://www.socialworkjobbank.com/

WKU Libraries http://libguides.wku.edu/socialwork  Student Passwords  Instruction Form

WKU Social Work Library Resources (powerpoint)

WKU Office of Sponsored Programs http://www.wku.edu/Dept/Support/SponsPrg/grants/home.htm


Online Encyclopedia of Social Work http://www.oxford-naswsocialwork.com/

**For off-campus access:

username: wkentuckyu

password: wkentuckyu




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