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Social Service Worker

This guide provides information on resources in the Social Services Worker area.

About the Social Service Worker Subject Guide


This is a guide to recommended library resources, in various formats, for those doing research in the field of Social Services. Browse through different types of resources using the tabs above.


For general research help, go the Library's Research Process page.  Use Find Books and Find Articles for help using the Library catalogue and article databases.


Suggested Search Keywords

  • compulsive gambling
  • domestic abuse
  • gerontology
  • homelessness
  • human services
  • immigrants
  • mental illness (recommend searching as SUBJECT)
  • refugees
  • social service
  • social work
  • social work with alcoholics/drug addicts/homeless/immigants/teenagers/women


For best results search more than one term:

counselling OR counseling (American vs Canadian spelling)

aged OR seniors OR elderly

youth Or teenagers OR young adults OR adolescents

Creative Commons License

This guide was created by Durham College Libraries and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License, except where otherwise noted. 

Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License

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