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.
The issue 1/2020, edited by Professor Cosmin Goian, PhD and Senior Lecturer Loredana Marcela Tranca, PhD, from the Social Work Department of the West University of Timisoara, marks 30 years since the resurgence of social work in Romania.This issue provides a showcase and information for the results of research and ideas addressing diachronic elements (evolution / involution) of public institutions of social work, NGOs, universities, professional organizations, legal aspects of 30 years of theory and practice in social work. Receiving contributions: December 1, 2019. Assessment of contributions by reviewers: January 12, 2020. Publishing: March 2020
The manuscripts should be sent by e-mail by the deadline in word format, respecting the journal's requirements, to the two editors: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. The articles received are subjected to a double-blind peer review process. The editorial staff makes the first selection of articles before sending the articles to at least 2 reviewers. The articles are accepted on the basis of adequacy, clarity, solid methodology and utility for social practice, research and education.
Issue no.2 /2020 is coordinated by Mihaela Popa and Anca Mihai, Social Work Department of the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest. The new issue of our publication, "Conflict management, communication and collaboration in social work", analyses a mixture of theoretical and practical aspects of social worker activity, considering an approach based on individuals, groups, organizations and communities as well. Taking into account the fluid reality we face these days, we invite researchers and specialists of the field to reveal new aspects of the communication, the power of the words and the importance of an efficient conflict management as key factors in the daily activity of the social worker. Submissions can be made directly to the editors: Lecturer Mihaela Popa, University of Bucharest (firstname.lastname@example.org) and PhD Candidate Anca Mihai (email@example.com).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: February 1st, 2020
Estimated publishing date of the special issue is April 2020.
Issue 3/2020 is coordinated by Lecturer Daniela Gaba and PhD Candidate Anca Mihai, the Social Work Department of the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest.
The theme of this issue of the Social Work Reviw, The Place and Role of Social Work in the 2020s and Beyond, is an invitation to reflect on social work’s role in the context of rapid societal changes: rising economic inequalities, demographic aging, increasing economic migration and its social effects, the rising number of displaced people, environmental degradation, the growth of technology, etc.
Looking at the recent developments in social work at the level of policy, practice, education and research, what has been social work’s level of success in responding to the global, regional, and national socio-economic challenges of present times? In this context, what is social work’s potential for action toward social wellbeing during the following years? What changes must social work undergo to either accommodate or oppose the socio-economic trends of our times?
Deadline for manuscript submissions: March 15th, 2020.
Submissions can be made by email directly to the editors: Daniela Gaba (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Anca Mihai (email@example.com).
Estimated publishing date of the special issue is June 2020.
Issue No. 4/2020 is edited by Dr. Nicoleta Neamțu, Associate Professor at ‘Babeş-Bolyai’ University, Cluj-Napoca, and Dr. Anca Dragomir, Associate Professor at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, U.S.A. The theme of this issue is "Social Work in Health Care". Deadline for submitting papers to be considered for publication is 15th of August 2020. The submission is electronic ONLY and should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or to email@example.com