Social Services Abstracts

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Social Services Abstracts is an index of scholarship and research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.  Major areas of coverage include:     

  • Community and mental health services
  • Crisis intervention
  • The family and social welfare
  • Gerontology
  • Poverty and homelessness
  • Professional issues in social work
  • Social services in addiction
  • Social work education
  • Social work practice
  • Violence, abuse, neglect

Social Services Abstracts includes indexing for journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations.

Dates covered

1979 – present.

Type of coverage

Indexing with citations and abstracts.

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