Social Work Review is aiming to be a meeting place for ideas, a mean of dissemination of researches, good practices and experiences in the field of social work. Articles from all areas of social work are welcomed. There will be published innovative articles, researches, and comments of policies, practices and their implications for social workers. Social Work Review appears four time a year: March, June, September and December. Each article is peer-reviewed by two reviewers.
Social Work Review is now launching the Archive Project that allows professionals and the public to view documents that certifies the tradition of the aforementioned review in Romania. At the moment, we can post online the first numbers of the publication that was edited by the “Ileana Princess” Superior School of Social Work from Bucharest, therefore entitled Social Work.
Issue no. 2/2021 is edited by professor Ph.D. Conțiu Tiberiu Șoitu and reader Ph.D. Romeo Asiminei from the Department of Sociology and Social Work, Faculty of Philosophy and Social-Political Sciences from the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași. This issue is dedicated to Welfare Social Dimensions. The current theme focuses to reunite articles and to analyse different aspects of welfare from a social perspective with regards to lifestyle up to aspects regarding integration and social achievements by highlighting a wide spectrum of intervention issues and solutions. The articles need to be sent on email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by 30th of March 2021, using word format and following the journal requirements.
Issue no. 3/2021 is dedicated to Risk in social work practice. We welcome submissions from all areas of social work, focusing on how risk is managed within the profession. In general, social workers need to adjust to the current social reality and support individuals, families, communities and other forms of groups to make the best decisions for an uncertain future. We invite academics, practitioners and students to submit manuscripts which deconstruct risk management strategies in the field of social work, oriented both towards practice and/or theory. Submissions can be made directly to the editors:
Lecturer Georgiana-Cristina Rentea, PhD, (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Lecturer Anca Mihai, PhD, from University of Bucharest (email@example.com).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: June 1st, 2021.
Issue no. 4/2021 of The Social Work Review is coordinated by Lector Mihaela Popa, PhD. And Lector Daniela Gaba, PhD., Department of Social Work, University of Bucharest. The theme of this issue is strongly linked to the social reality revealed in the last year at global level: the crisis in all it's forms. The theme, Crisis Intervention, is an invitation for social work specialists and social science academics to explore the instances and nuances of social work in the new social context imposed by the pandemic. The deadline for the submission of papers is August 2021. All submissions are to be sent to the two editors, according to the instructions for authors of the Social Work Review: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Issue 1/2022, edited by Prof. Cosmin Goian, PhD and Lect. Loredana Marcela Trancă, PhD, from the Department of Social Work at the West University of Timișoara, is destined to the Research Perspectives on the social protection of people with disabilities. We welcome innovative articles in English and / or Romanian, research, comments on policies, practices and their implications for social workers in the field of social work for people with disabilities, as well as other theorists and practitioners in fields related to social work. Deadlines for receiving articles: November 1, 2021. Estimated publication date: March 2022. Manuscripts must be sent by e-mail by the deadline in word format, respecting the requirements of the journal to the two editors: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Articles are subject to a double-blind peer review process. The editorial team makes the first selection of articles, before sending the articles to at least 2 reviewers. Articles are accepted on the basis of adequacy, clarity, sound methodology and usefulness for social practice, research and education.
Issue no. 3/2022 is dedicated to young people’s relationships. We invites contributors from Romania and abroad to reflect on the relevance of this topic in the social work field. We encourage theoretical and empirical studies related, but not limited to the following: young people’s relationships – including sexual identity; teenage pregnancy; family relationships; living in separated, divorced or blended families; family conflict; parental migration; supporting those with mental health issues; use of drugs and alcohol; sexual and reproductive health issues young people’s education – including the impact of the internet on learning and relationships; transitions between education, career and family; youth employment; the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Submissions can be sent directly to the editors: Dr. Sue Kay-Flowers, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Education, Health and Community from Liverpool John Moores University, UK (S.J.Kay-Flowers@ljmu.ac.uk) and Dr. Cristina Faludi, Lecturer at the Social Work Department of “Babeș-Bolyai” University Cluj-Napoca (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com). Deadline for manuscript submissions is 1st of June. Estimated publishing date of the special issue is September 2022.