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Social Work Policy Research: Researching Bills

This is a basic guide for Social Work students doing policy research.

Search Term Examples

Adoption and foster care

Adult day care


Child care and development

Child safety and welfare

Disability assistance

Domestic violence and child abuse

Family relationships

Homelessness and emergency shelter

Marriage and family status

Poverty and welfare assistance

Separation, divorce, custody, support

Social security and elderly assistance

Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations

Teenage pregnancy


Use These Web Sites To Research Legislation

Both these websites provide informaiton on legislation.  Many people prefer GovTrack Us.  Try both to see which one you prefer!  Hover over each title for searching hints.

Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Katie Anderson
Paul Robeson Library

300 North 4th Street

Camden, NJ 08102

Text or call: 856-477-3535

Office: 856-225-2830

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