Social Services Abstracts

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Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.

Subject coverage

  • Community and mental health services
  • Crisis intervention
  • The family and social welfare
  • Gerontology
  • Poverty and homelessness
  • Professional issues in social work
  • Social services in addiction
  • Social work education
  • Social work practice
  • Violence, abuse, neglect





1979 - current Over 5,000 records added each year.
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