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Community Services, Social Work and Youth Work

Find information on community services, social work and youth work.

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Login and search LibrarySearch using keywords that describe your topic, then refine your results to the resource you are wanting, such as books, chapters or journals.

Combine your keywords with AND to find all search terms. 

Use OR to find any words or synonyms. 

Find exact phrases with quotation marks around the words. 

Add an asterisk * to part of a word to find different endings and plurals. For example psych* will find psychology, psychological, psychiatry, psychotic, etc.

Example of a search:  "mental health" AND  (carer OR support worker) AND ethic*

Trying to determine the best words and phrases to research your assignment topic can be a bit overwhelming. These lists of search terms are a good place to start, but they are by no means conclusive.

Community services search terms

Social work search terms

Youth work search terms

Counselling 

Community mental health services 

Depression and anxiety 

Ethics 

Intellectual disability 

Interviewing 

Psychiatric social work 

Psychology 

Social case work, or group work 

Social welfare 

Social psychology 

Social service 

Social research 

Social work 

Adolescent social work

Child welfare 

Community 

Counselling 

Ethics 

Family social work 

Interviewing 

Psychiatric social work 

Psychology 

Social case work, or group work 

Social welfare 

Social psychology 

Social service 

Social research 

Social work 

Adolescent social work

Adolescent psychology 

Child welfare 

Children's rights 

Community development 

Counselling 

Crisis intervention 

Family policy 

Human rights /civil rights 

Parent-child relations 

Social group work 

Social policy 

Social sciences – Research 

Social groups 

Subculture 

Teenagers 

Youth / Young adults 

Youth - Australia - Attitudes 

Youth - Services for - Australia 

Youth workers 

Social Work Online

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