Skip to Main Content

Theory Informed Direct Practice: SSWG 5101 and SSWG 5102

Recommended library resources for theory-informed social work direct practice with individuals and families

Starting Points

helping process diagramThis guide contains resources related to Self Care and the Social Work “Helping Process” that include Engagement, Assessment, Planning, Intervention, Monitoring & Evaluation, and Termination for working with individuals, families, and groups.

  1. Start with Temple Library Search to search and access most everything from Temple libraries. Consult background and reference materials to guide your search.
  1. Use E-ZBorrow and ILLIAD (Inter-library Loan) to request materials not available at Temple.
  • Use WorldCat to discover and locate resources anywhere in the world.
  1. Ask the Social Work or a subject librarian
  2. Remember Temple Libraries' website homepage is your one-stop to Library Search, all library services, resources, workshops, and events.
  3. Save time, get organized and cite APA style accurately with Zotero. It is free and easy to use!

Background and Reference

Tip:  The above link provides browsing by subject with more recent articles.  The 20th edition (2008) can be browsed and searched on Oxford Reference Library (unlimited users) by A to Z entries. Use "Search within work" to look up terms.  View a full listing of A to Z entries on the NASW Press site.

Database and Cited Reference Searching

Related Course Guides


Research Help

Profile Photo
Van Tran
Charles Library

Social Work Subject Guide