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SWSP6013 Social Work Theory and Practice (Critical Theories and Skills)


Welcome and Assessment 1

This guide has been designed to help you get started with your library research for assignments in the unit Social Work Theory and Practice.  The library has great resources available to help you answer the questions in these assessment tasks.

  • Use the Advanced Search pages to learn about specific searching techniques that are useful for this topic.
  • The Search Assistant (in the sidebar) can guide you through the process of building a search, which you can copy and paste into MultiSearch or any of the library databases, to retrieve better results.

You can find more information about finding ebooks and journal articles, referencing and other research skills from

Definitions & Overviews

A good place to start if you need definitions, history, trends or overviews of a topic, is to search the set of GALE Encyclopedias.

Assessment 1: Online Quiz

The list of books and ebooks below will help you find the information for your assignment task. Click on the cover images or titles to access ebooks online or to find the location of print books in the Library. 

Follow these links to learn more about borrowing, requesting and placing hold requests or finding ebooks online:

The assessment 1 quiz is based on your weekly readings.

Library Resources