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Offers extensive coverage of hundreds of social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, the database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.
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Code of Ethics
Available in both English and Spanish, the Code of Ethics was approved by the 1996 NASW Delegate Assembly and revised by the 2008 NASW Delegate Assembly.
Ethics and AIDS: Compassion and Justice in a Global Crisis by
Call Number: R724.O94 2006 (RH LC)
Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006.
Ethics and Values in Social Work by
Call Number: HV10.5.B323 2012 (WC)
New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
From the Front Lines: Student Cases in Social Work Ethics by
Call Number: HV43.R69 2011 (WC)
Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2011.
When God's People Have HIV/AIDS: An Approach to Ethics by
Call Number: BX2347.8.A52 C56 2005 (RH)
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2005.
Principles of Environmental Justice
Challenges in Human Rights: A Social Work Perspective by
Call Number: HV41.C364 2007 (LC WC)
New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2007.
Confronting Injustice and Oppression: Concepts and Strategies for Social Workers by
Call Number: HM216.G457 2013 (WC)
New York, NY: Columbia University Press,, 2013.
Human Rights and Social Work: Towards Rights-Based Practice by
Call Number: HV40.I34 2012 (LC WC)
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Just Practice: A Social Justice Approach to Social Work by
Call Number: HM671.F56 2008 (LC WC)
Peosta, IA: Eddie Bowers, 2008.
Putting Universal Human Rights to Work: Policy Actions in the Struggle for Social Justice by
Call Number: HN65.S78 2012 (RH)
Lebanon, NH: Gordian Knot, 2012.
Social Work Practice with the LGBTQ Community: The Intersection of History, Health, Mental Health, and Policy Factors by
Call Number: HV40.S643 2018 (WC)
New York, NY: Oxford UP, .
Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice by
Call Number: HV41.R433 2011 (LC WC)
New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2011.
Social Work Speaks: National Association of Social Workers Policy Statements, 2015-2017 by
Call Number: HV88.N15 2015 (LC WC)
Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers, 2015.
See chapter: International policy on human rights
Social Work, Social Justice and Human Rights: A Structural Approach to Practice by
Call Number: HV41..L85 2011 (LC WC)
North York, Ont.: University of Toronto, 2011.
Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees: Legal Issues, Clinical Skills, and Advocacy by
Call Number: JV6465.S63 2016 (LC) (WC)
New York, NY: Springer, .
Fordham faculty author
Web Content: Social Workers
Exploring the History of Social Work as a Human Rights Profession
By Lynne M. Healy from the journal International Social Work, volume 51, p. 735.
From the site International Federation of Social Workers; lists the basic Human Rights instruments, etc.; Feb. 2012.
Human Rights and Social Work Values
From The New Social Worker: The Social Work Careers Magazine
Placing Human Rights at the Center of the Social Work Profession
By Elisabeth Reichert, from the Journal of Intergroup Relations, Spring 2001.
Reflections on Social Work and Human Rights
From Bournemouth University, UK; April 2, 2014.
The Role of Social Workers as Human Rights Workers With Indigenous People and Communities
From the Australian Human Rights Commission; by Tom Calma. Social Work Orientation Week Seminar. Australian Catholic University, February 12, 2008.
From the National Association of Social Workers
Social Work for Social Justice: Ten Principles
From St. Catherine University and the University of St. Thomas School of Social Work, rev. 2010. Sources: NASW Code of Ethics, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Office of Social Justice, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Standards in Social Work Practice Meeting Human Rights: Executive Summary
By the International Federation of Social Workers European Region E.V.; publication is available for download on www.ifsw.org/europe
Human Rights Education
The Right to Human Rights Education
The Right to Human Rights Education - A compilation of provisions of international and regional instruments dealing with human rights education; September 2014.
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