Staying Informed in Social Work Practice: Government sites
This guide offers resources for staying current with social work research after graduation from USC School of Social Work. It includes information on library services available to you as alumni and links to free databases, government sites and resources.
Information on access to mental health and mental illness (MH/MI) surveillance data sources is provided on various MH/MI topics. Data sources include the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Relevant statistics are also presented.
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. Topics covered include prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
ERIC is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.