Children, Youth and Families: Background Information

Resources related to the MSW department. Research to support the lives and well-being of children, youth and their families within agencies, institutions, communities, families and other social and organizational contexts.

What can you use these resources for?

Reference sources are useful when you want to find background information on particular topic or issue or find the definition of a concept, term or phrase. Reference sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and yearbooks. Use the recommended resources below to get more background information that can help you frame your research question or project. 

Handbooks and Encyclopedias - Selected Research Areas

Online Reference Collections

Want to learn more about your topic? Are you looking for information about the history of your topic? Use the recommended sources below to find background information on a topic, issue, or person relevant to the field of social work.