Social Work Handbook

New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners For information on licensure & certification.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Professional Organization for Social Workers.

Baccalaureate Program Directors (BPD) Information regarding undergraduate social work education, as well as a number of links to social work related resources.

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) The national professional organization of undergraduate and graduate social work educators. This site has an on-line listing of all BSW and MSW programs in the U.S.

The New Social Worker Magazine The webpage for "The New Social Worker," for social work students and for recent graduates.


Mega-Sites: (Social Work Megasites providing lists of links to research and other sites)

Social Work Access Network (SWAN) Organizes links by topical areas.

Information for Practice This is the largest social work megasite in the world, and is especially comprehensive in its coverage of links to full-text documents from online journals and government reports.

Dana Library Megasite Developed by Rutgers-Newark Dana Library, with links to many other sites relevant to social work.


Employment Opportunities:

NASW Job Links List of job postings by location and field of practice

Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network National job bank, which can be accessed by state, occupation, as well as field of practice.

Career Path Information on various occupations, including job listings by category and location.


Fields of Practice:



Child Welfare



Domestic Violence

Education and Child Advocacy

Gay & Lesbian Rights


Medical Social Work

Mental Health

Substance Abuse



Government Sites Relevant to Social Work:

State Policy

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

Medicare and Medicaid

Rutgers Cornwall Center

National Library of Science and Medicine

Social Security Administration