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The editorial team warmly welcome Mrs. Professor Lena Dominelli, and Mr. Professor Malcolm Payne, two prominent internationally social work personalities who have kindly accepted to be part of our journal’s International Advisory Board starting with issue no. 1/2010.
Review is indexed in ProQuest,EBSCO, Social Works Abstracts, CEEOL,Index Copernicus,SCIPIO,GESISand IBSS.

Review is accredited B+ by CNCSIS


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 Special Issue 4/2018 is edited by Dr. Nicoleta Neamțu, senior lecturer at „Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca and Dr. Maria Carmen Pantea, senior lecturer at „Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca. The theme of this special issue is Levels of Social Work Practice and their Effectiveness. Social Work practice takes place at different levels: from individual-level, to family, small groups, organizations, community and societal level. Especially in the context of the recent crisis, the variety of social work interventions is growing. New at-risk groups and social problems enter the field of intervention, or call for some form of social work action.

Deadline for submitting papers to be considered for publication in the special issue 4/2018 of Revista de Asistenţă Socială is 15th of September 2018. The submission is electronic ONLY and should be emailed to or to

Number 1/2019, edited by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habil. Dégi László Csaba and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Müller-Fábián Andrea from the Sociology and Social Work Department at Babeș-Bolyai University from Cluj-Napoca, is dedicated to the topic „Professional self-care: between need and competence”.
Manuscripts must be sent by e-mail until the deadline, in two separate files, preferably in MS Word format, respecting the journal’s requirements, to the two editors: and

Deadlines: Submitting manuscripts: November 30th 2018 - Peer-review by: January 14th 2019 - Finalizing articles: February 4th 2019 - Publication: March 2019

Issue no. 2/2019 is dedicated to Innovative approaches to social work practice, education, and research. We welcome submissions from all areas of social work, focusing on innovations in social work. The latter can take many forms: from microlevel processes (e.g., innovative interventions, procedural changes/adaptations, new inter- and intra-professional collaborating tools, etc), to transformational macrolevel processes triggered by changing social policies (social action directions or even reforms of social work systems); from new, improved social work practices to theoretical approaches and social action strategies grounded in an advanced and complex understanding of the continuously changing social reality. Submissions can be made by email directly to the two editors: Lecturer Georgiana-Cristina Rentea, Department of Social Work, University of Bucharest ( and Teaching Assistant Daniela Gaba (, Department of Social Work, University of Bucharest.
The deadline for manuscript submissions: February 1st, 2019.
The estimated publishing date is June 2019.