This book was written by MSW students to provide an overview of topics in social work, including in child welfare, health, criminal justice, and services to the elderly.
Includes: Terms lists, case studies
This book highlights the contextual foundation of social work practice with rural and northern communities by addressing the importance of place using anti-oppressive perspectives.
Includes: Practice competencies
Introductory text on research methods in social work. Reviews are available.
Includes: Practice behaviour index, key takeaways, glossary, list of links by chapter, accessibility rubric
This social work text covers introductory concepts in scientific inquiry with a social work perspective, from ethics to sampling. Reviews are available.
Includes: Instructor resources, student resources, summaries, real-world applications
Short guidebook providing an overview of literature-based research in social work.
Includes: List of links by chapter, accessibility rubric
This social work text has been positively reviewed. It covers introductory concepts in social psychology. Reviews are available.
Includes: Index, glossary, exercises
This guide provides an overview of the different types of abuse, including signs to look for when a child is being abused or neglected. Legal responsibilities to identify and report suspected child abuse are also presented. This resource also contains case studies with interactive questions that allow for theory to be applied to practice.
This edited volume was developed at the University of Regina for undergraduate social work students.
Includes: Reflection questions, activities
This textbook is aimed at graduate-level social work students. It provides an introduction to the research process, with a focus on ethics and values. It has been reviewed.
Includes: Glossary, workbook, quiz bank, sample assignments
This discusses biopsychosocial, sociocultural, and social change dimensions of behaviour, as well as information on human development from the prenatal period through late adulthood. Reviews are available for volume I and volume II.
Includes: Recommended videos
Immigrant and refugee families: Global perspectives on displacement and resettlement experiences, 2nd ed.
Offers an interdisciplinary perspective on immigrant and refugee families, including the areas of economics, politics, health, and human rights. Reviews are available.
Includes: Case studies, videos
This textbook covers homelessness in a multidisciplinary way. Please note that while this resource is free to use and redistribute, it is not licensed for editing.
Includes: Real life scenarios, interactive activities, key takeaways, videos, student research ideas
This toolkit features 5 videos with transcripts and a teaching guide.
This text explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.
Social Work Books
Though not textbooks, these Open Access books may be useful for teaching. Please note that while they are free to use and redistribute, most are not licensed for editing.
This book includes chapters from Canada, the US, the UK, Finland, and Austria. It provides an overview of social policy and social care practices relevant to reciprocity. Please note that while this resource is free to use and redistribute, it is not licensed for editing.
This text considers integrative healing from the decolonizing perspective, drawing from the traditional knowledge and stories of Indigenous peoples.
Includes: Discussion guide
This anthology describes projects and courses in which service users have been involved.
Social Work, Sociometry, and Psychodrama: Experiential Approaches for Group Therapists, Community Leaders, and Social Workers
This text focuses on the intersection of social work with psychodrama, discussing how this approach can be used in trauma-informed practice.