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Social Work: Books

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Books helping with Social Work topics are located on the ground and first floors of the Library.  If you're not sure exactly what you're looking for, you may browse the shelves at the following call number locations:

150 Psychology
152.4
Emotions and Feelings
153
Mental processes & intelligence
155
Differential & developmental psychology
155.2
Individual psychology
155.4
Child psychology
155.5
Young adult psychology
155.6
Adult psychology
155.9042
Stress
155.937
Death
158
Applied psychology
158.1
Self help
158.2
Interpersonal relations

300
Social Sciences
302
Social interaction (Social Psychology)
302.3
Social interaction within groups
302.4
Social interaction between groups
303
Social processes
303.4
Social change
303.6
Conflict
304
Factors affecting social behavior
304.2
Human ecology
304.5
Genetic factors
304.63
Teenage pregnancy
304.8
Movement of people
305
Social groups
305.23
Adolescence/Children
305.234
School children
305.235
Young adults (12-20)
305.4
Women
305.8
Ethnic Minorities/ Apartheid
306
Culture & institutions
306.8
Families/ family life/ Marriage
306.85
Families
306.874
Family relationships
306.89
Divorce
307
Communities
307.1
Community planning and development
307.3
Community structure
307.7
Specific kinds of communities

345
Criminal law
347
Civil procedure & courts
348
Laws (Statutes), regulations, cases

361
General social problems & welfare
361.1
Social problems
361.2
Social action
361.3
Social work
361.4
Group work
361.6
Governmental action
361.8
Community action
362
Social welfare problems & services
362.19
Aids, Social Issues
362.2
Mental and emotional illnesses and disturbances
362.28
Suicide
362.29
Drug abuse
362.3
Mental retardation
362.4
Problems of and services to people with physical disabilities
362.5
Problems of and services to the poor; poverty
362.6
Problems of and services to persons in late adulthood
362.7
Problems of and services to young people Adoption, Bullying, Divorce
362.76
Child abuse
362.8
Problems of and services to other groups; wife, spousal, aged abuse
362.883
Rape victims
363.46
Abortion, Social Issues

364
Criminology
364.1
Criminal offenses
364.2
Causes of crime and delinquency
364.3
Offenders
364.4
Prevention of crime and delinquency
364.6
Penology
364.8
Discharged offenders

616.8
Psychiatric disorders
616.8527
Depression
616.89
Abnormal Phychology
616.97
Aids, Medical issues
616.891653
Play therapy
618.92891653
Play therapy - Pediatrics

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