Journal Description


Basic information


Social Work Research is a professional journal dedicated to advancing the development of knowledge and informing social work practice. It is one of the chief outlets for primary research articles in social work and social welfare. As a repository for an evolving body of knowledge, it makes an important contribution to the quality of educational materials and social work practice. Articles include analytic reviews of research, theoretical articles pertaining to social work research, practice-based research, evaluation studies, and diverse research studies that contribute to knowledge about social work issues and problems. Criteria for acceptance include readability, sound methodology, and utility for practice. Special Features

  • Original full-length articles
  • Reports on research findings
  • Editorials to stimulate useful dialogue
  • Information on evidence based practice and use of research
Publishing with NASW Press is a rewarding professional experience. The Press is always looking for new manuscripts in all areas of social work. We invite you to visit our Author Center for more information on writing for NASW Press.

Editor-in-Chief: Matthew O. Howard, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Social Work Research is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. The annual subject-author index appears in the December issue.

ISSN: 1070-5309 /E-ISSN: 1070-5309


The library contains all the articles of Social Work Research from Dec 1, 1998 to Current, provided by Gale, Cengage Learning.



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Website of Social Work Research

Subjects GlobeEthicsLib

  • 政治伦理
  • 社区伦理