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. 3/2016 is dedicated to research in social work. The issue aims at combining theoretical perspectives of social work research with practice and policy level studies. Articles in the field of social work and other social sciences are invited. Submissions for this special issue can be made directly to the Editors – Lecturer Anamaria Szabo (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Associate Professor Florin Lazar (email@example.com), based at the University of Bucharest.
Deadline for manuscript submissions is May 1st, 2016.
Estimated publishing date of the special issue is September 1st 2016.
Issue no. 4/2016 is dedicated to project management in social work. Since Romania became an EU member state, during the financial cycle of the 2007-2013 period, there have been designed, developed and implemented local, regional or national projects by either public or private organizations aiming at improving the quality of life of the people in need. The issue aims at combining perspectives of theoretical project management with the practice of project implementation in public or private social services. Papers in social work and other related fields are invited. There are welcomed articles, case studies and critical analyses that are disseminating on the good practices evolved from projects` implementation, as well as pieces of writing that approach the `dark side` of social work. In regard to that, the papers can refer either to ethical misconducts of professionals in social work field, the impact of economical austerity on the provision of social, education and health services, translation of social policy into national, regional or local programs, and the topics’ list is not limited to the above mentioned ones.
Submissions for this special issue can be made directly to the Editor – Lecturer Theodora ED Ene (firstname.lastname@example.org), based at the University of Bucharest.
Deadline for manuscript submissions is August 15th, 2016.
Estimated publishing date of the special issue is January 1st 2017.
Issue no. 1/2017 is dedicated to Social Work Intervention. We are particularly interested in studies from various areas of social work, both public sector and NGOs, focusing on implementation of methods, outcomes/lessons to learn or proposals for change in social work interventions at micro, mezzo or macro level. Critical reflection and analysis in order to evaluate the intervention’s effectiveness in particular settings with particular populations are also welcome. Submissions can be made directly to the editors: Lecturer Georgiana-Cristina Rentea (email@example.com) and Teaching Assistant Mihaela Ștefan from University of Bucharest (firstname.lastname@example.org ). Deadline for manuscript submissions: December 1st, 2016. Estimated publishing date of the special issue is March 2017.
Issue 2/2017 is dedicated to Contemporary challenges to social work education and communication. Submissions can be made directly to the editors: Assist. prof. Mihai Iovu from Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca (email@example.com) and assist. prof. habil. Patricia Runcan from West University of Timișoara (firstname.lastname@example.org). We expect contributions describing and critically analysing the present social work education system, focusing on challenges and problems faced at macro level (educational policies), mezzo level (social work institutions and higher education providers), and micro level (students and teachers involved in this process).
Deadline for submissions: January 31st, 2017.