CollegeSource - www.collegesource.org
Contains full text of the catalogs of all colleges in
the United States
and Canada. This database is available on
CollegeNet - www.collegenet.com
One-stop searching for information available on the
Web about higher
education, colleges, admission
requirements, scholarships and financial
aid. Includes online application forms.
Peterson's College Guides - www.petersons.com
Website of the long-established firm that publishes
annual guides to
2-year and 4-year colleges. Includes
information, some free and some
fee-based, on college search, information on financial aid, test
study abroad and distance learning programs.
Human Services Associations
American Public Human Services Association - www.aphsa.org
APHSA is a "nonprofit, bipartisan organization of
agencies concerned with human services,"
whose mission is "to develop,
promote, and implement public human service policies and practices that
the health and well-being of families, children, and adults."
APHSA "educates members of Congress, the media,
and the broader public
on what is happening in the states around welfare, child welfare,
health care reform,
and other issues involving families and the
Clinical Social Work Federation - www.cswf.org
CSWF is a "confederation of 31 state societies for clinical social
work." These societies are "voluntary
associations for the purpose of
promoting the highest standards of professional education and clinical
and using "legislative advocacy and lobbying efforts for
adequate and appropriate mental health services and
coverage . . .
Beyond supporting the state societies' aims, the Board of the CSWF
seeks to keep clinical social
work visible and understood, to generate
clinical research, and to provide professional training and
on the national level."
National Association of Puerto Rican/Hispanic Social
Workers - www.naprhsw.org
Bilingual site of professional association founded in 1982 to provide
seminars and training, information about
the field, a newsletter, and
networking opportunities. Includes useful list of "Related Links".
National Association of Social Workers - www.naswdc.org
NASW is "the largest membership organization of
workers in the world." It "works to
enhance the professional growth and
development of its members, to create and maintain professional
standards, and to advance sound social policies."
Human Services Career Information
Human Services Career Network - www.hscareers.com
HSCN is a "career site devoted solely to Human
Service, Social Service,
and Non-Profit professionals." In
addition to providing posting space
for employers and job seekers (free for the latter), the site offers
national conference calendar and catalogs of relevant
products and services.
Job Hunting and Career Information Guide -www.lagcc.cuny.edu/library/resources/jobhunting.htm
List of Internet resources, available on the LaGuardia Library home
page under "Guides & Publications - Web
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Social and Human
Service Assistants - www.bls.gov/oco/ocos059.htm
Up-to-date information about the occupations of social and human
services assistants, compiled by the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Includes sections on the Nature of the Work, Working Conditions,
Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement, Job
Outlook, Earnings, Related Occupations, and Sources of
Riley Guide: Social Work and Social Services - www.rileyguide.com/public.html#soc
"The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information
sources and services on the Internet. It is
primarily intended to
provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their
but recruiters and other career service industry
professionals will find information here to help them also."