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Discover Search Tip

Use the following terms in a subject search to find related items in Discover. In Discover's Advanced Search, type in one of the suggested items below and select "SU Subject Terms" in the "Select a Field (Optional)" dropdown menu.

Subject headings to explore:
• social work
• social service
• social policy
• public welfare
• child development

Background and Contextual Information

To get some contextual background information on your topic, add:

AND (encyclopedia OR handbook)

to your basic search in Discover, then limit to books. This will give you resources that will help you formulate your specific topic and get some background knowledge.

Click here for an example search.

The below lists of resources will help you get started on a particular topic.

Books to Get You Started

Below are some overview journal articles about trauma-informed practice that may help you get started with this topic.

Writing and Research Methods