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Career Development Library

A number of resources are available through the Harleigh B. Trecker Library, Career Development Library and Resource Center located at the Greater Hartford Campus. Check with the library for the most current resources. Here are a few:

Books – Social Work Careers

  • Effective Learning and Teaching in Social Policy and Social Work
  • Social Work Practice with Refugee and Immigrant Youth in the United States
  • The Essential Group worker: Teaching and Learning Creative Group work
  • Social Work Career Development: A Handbook for Job Hunting & Career Planning
  • Work Careers: A Developmental Perspective
  • Professional Development for Youth Workers
  • What Social Workers Do
  • Careers in Social Work
  • Social Work in Rural Communities
  • Affecting Change: Social Workers in the Political Arena
  • Healthcare Career as a Geriatric Care Manager: Public Health Social Work: Professionals Helping the Growing Population of Elderly and Their Concerned Relatives
  • Real Resumes for Social Work and Counseling Jobs
  • Community Organizing and Community Building for Health
  • Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers
  • Careers in Social Work
  • Social Work and Evidence-based Practice
  • Carrying a Banner for Psychiatric Social Work
  • Roots to Power: A Manual for Grassroots Organizing
  • Clinical Work with Substance-abusing Clients
  • Opportunities in Social Work Careers
  • Handbook of Human Services Management
  • Neuroscience and Social Work Practice: The Missing Link
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups
  • Social Work Speaks: NASW Policy Statements, 2009-2012
  • Diversity, Oppression and Change: Culturally Grounded Social Work


  • Legacies of Social Change: 100 Years of Professional Social Work in the U.S.
  • Social Work: An Extraordinary Profession

Occupational Outlook Handbook