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Related Professional Societies

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


Association for Community Organization and Social Administration

Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD)

Association of Social Work Boards

Child Welfare League of America

Council on Social Work Education

International Federation of Social Workers

Kentucky Board of Social Work

Kentucky Public Child Welfare Certification Program

Latino Social Workers' Association

National Association of Black Social Workers

National Association of Puerto Rican/Hispanic Social Workers

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

North American Association of Christians in Social Work

Social Work Reinvestment Act

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


Health Statistics

National Center for Charitable Statistics

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)


Other Social Work

 Barren River District Health Department

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (formerly HCFA)

Global Social Work Network [international resource for professional social workers]

Go Ask Alice [health questions & answers]

GuideStar: The National Database of Nonprofit Organizations

How to Become A Social Worker:

Kentucky Board of Social Work (KBSW)

The New Social Worker Online [news, jobs, etc.]

NYU's WWW Resources for Social Workers

Planned Parenthood

SearchZone (The Foundation Center)


WKU Libraries  Student Passwords  Instruction Form

WKU Social Work Library Resources (powerpoint)

WKU Office of Sponsored Programs


Online Encyclopedia of Social Work

**For off-campus access:

username: wkentuckyu

password: wkentuckyu


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Social Work After Graduation

Continuing Education Program

 Social Work Links

 Social Work Job Opportunities

 BSW Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes

MSW Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes


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