SOWK 544: Clinical Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, & Groups: Finding Scholarly Articles

Research guide for students in the course SOWK 544. Principles Underlying generic social work practice with emphasis on working with individuals, families, and groups


The databases below will help you find historical examples of how data and/or science have contributed to the advancement of social work goals. They include scientific articles which you may need for your assignments. 

Each link includes a brief description of the database so you can select the one that best meets your needs based on your topic. For example, PsycINFO, covers mental and behavioral health and would be appropriate for finding articles about interventions or depression. ERIC covers topics relating to education research and you may use AgeLine to find articles relating to aging and healthcare for older adults. 


You may also choose to search social work journals to find information about your topic. Be sure to watch the Developing a Search Strategy video located at the top of this page, before searching in these journals. It will help you a lot!