This tool allows you to find what constitutes a "living wage" or "poverty wage" for various family configurations in different states and counties. It also provides typical wages for various occupations in those regions.
Enter a salary amount and two different cities. The calculator will show the difference in cost of living and in major expense categories, suggesting what would be an equivalent salary in the proposed city.
(ebook) An introduction to social work in many different fields of practice.
The Encyclopedia of Social Work
by Terry Mizrahi; Larry E. Davis
Call Number: 361.303 E56 v. 1-4
Publication Date: 2008-04-17
(print) You'll find this four-volume set downstairs in the O'Hara room. Subject encyclopedias have more in-depth articles than "general" encyclopedias like WorldBook or Britannica and can be good sources. Note that this one was published in 2008 and some information may be out of date.
"The National Association of Black Social Workers was and is a group founded in the midst of our struggles to be a self-determining people. We advocate for social change, justice and human development of African people here in the United States and throughout the world."