Social Policy Websites
Public policies work best when they are rooted in facts. The Urban Institute brings data-driven expertise and objective analysis to today’s critical social and economic policy debates. Our scholars conduct research and offer evidence-based solutions that improve lives, strengthen communities, and increase the effectiveness of public policy across a rapidly urbanizing world.
National Association of Social Workers
NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
Clinical Social Work Association
CSWA is a national individual membership organization dedicated to providing essential services, products, professional support, and national identity for Clinical Social Workers.
State of California
California Department of Social Services
"The mission of the California Department of Social Services is to serve, aid, and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults in ways that strengthen and preserve families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence."
Provides direct access to international norms and standards relating to specific human dimension issues as well as to domestic legislation and other documents of relevance to these issues.
It is important to carefully evaluate information you get from the internet. Use the Library's CRAAP Test as a guide.
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