Besthorn, F., & Canda, E. R. (2002). Revisioning environment: Deep ecology for education and teaching in social work. (pdf) Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 22(1/2), 79-101.

Canda, E. R. (1989). Religious content in social work education: A comparative approach. (pdf) Journal of Social Work Education, 25(1), 36-45.

Canda, E. R. (1994). Spiritually sensitive social work. In Charles H. Simpkinson, Douglas A. Wengell & Mary Jane A. Casavant (Eds.), The common boundary graduate education guide (pp. 31-34). Bethesda, MD: Common Boundary, Inc.

Canda, E. R. (Ed.). (1995). Spirituality: A special edition. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 1(4).

Canda, E. R. (1997). Does religion and spirituality have a significant place in the core HBSE curriculum? Yes. In Martin Bloom & Waldo C. Klein (Eds.), Controversial issues in human behavior in the social environment (pp. 172-177 and 183-184). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Canda, E. R. (1997). Spirituality in social work. Encyclopedia of social work supplement, 1997 (pp. 299-309). Silver Spring, MD: National Association of Social Workers Press.

Canda, E. R. (1998). Syllabus for SW855: Spiritual Aspects of Social Work Practice. In D. Saleebey, (Ed.), It could be otherwise: A collection of course outlines on social work epistemology. Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, pp. 85-93. 

Canda, E. R. (2003). Heed your calling and follow it far: Suggestions for authors who write about spirituality or other innovations for social work. Families in Society, 84(1), 80-85.

Canda, E. R. (2005). Integrating religion and social work in dual degree programs. (pdf) Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, 24(1/2), 79-91. (Also a book chapter in Social Work and Divinity.)

Canda, E. R. (Ed.). (2005). Spiritual diversity in social work – Special Issue. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 11(3).

Canda, E. R., Nakashima, M., Burgess, V., Russel, R., & Barfield, S. T. (2003). Spiritual diversity and social work: A comprehensive bibliography with annotations, second edition. Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education. (Also available in electronic searchable form at

Furman, L., Benson, P., Grimwood, C. & Canda, E. R. (2004). Religion and spirituality in social work education and direct practice at the millennium: A survey of UK social workers. (pdf) British Journal of Social Work, 34, 767-792.

Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., & Canda, E. R. (2011). Christian social workers’ attitudes on the role of religion and spirituality in U.S. social work practice and education 1997-2008. Social Work & Christianity, 38(2), 175-200.

Letendre, J., Nelson-Becker, H., & Kreider, J. (2005). Teaching spirituality in the classroom: Building compassionate and non-judgmental conversations with students. Reflections, 11(3) 9-19.

Nelson-Becker, H. (2011). Advancing an aging-prepared community: Models and lessons from training initiatives in gerontological social work. Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Aging, 23(1), 92-113. DOI: 10.1080/15528030.2011.533361 (This was a special issue directed towards seminary education).

Sherr, M. & Canda, E.R. (2/2011 – present). Online CSWE Religion and Spirituality Clearinghouse for Peer Reviewed Educational Resources, Council on Social Work Education, Alexandria, VA, 2/11-present.

Zahl, M. A., Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W. & Canda, E. R. (2007). Religion and spirituality in social work practice and education in a cross-cultural context: Findings from a Norwegian and UK study. (pdf) European Journal of Social Work, 10(3), 295-317.

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