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Social Work Program Resources: Professional Development

Research guide for BSW and MSW students and faculty

Resources for Social Workers

As students transition to careers as professionals, it is vital to keep up on the research and issues in the field. The Web sites and resources listed here are intended to help do that. If you find additional Web sites you think may be helpful, be sure to suggest that they be added.

Send your comments to Dr. Tekla Johnson: Monika Rhue:



Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)  CSWE conferences help to promote and teach best practices in research and curriculum development through dynamic educational sessions, peer networking forums, and job-search opportunities. 

Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS  The National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS is an annual conference drawing over 500 participants focused on the delivery of support and services to persons living with HIV/AIDS. The conference provides a national forum for education, skills building, and networking for professionals in the field.

Conference Alerts                                        Academic social work conferences worldwide

Society for Social Work and Research        Annual conference in January 

Social Work Today magazine                      Listing of events, meetings, and conferences

Professional Development Web sites

Job Searching

Reading and Research

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