Child Maltreatment (CM), published quarterly, is the official journal of APSAC, the nation's largest interdisciplinary child maltreatment professional organization. The object of CM is to foster professional excellence in the field of child abuse and neglect by reporting current and at-issue scientific information and technical innovations in a form immediately useful to practitioners and researchers from mental health, child protection, law, law enforcement, medicine, nursing, and allied disciplines. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
Trauma, Violence, & Abuse (TVA), peer-reviewed and published quarterly, is devoted to organizing, synthesizing, and expanding knowledge on all forms of trauma, abuse, and violence. TVA is practitioner oriented, dedicated to professionals and advanced students in clinical training who work with any form of trauma, abuse, and violence, and is intended to compile knowledge that clearly affects practice, policy, and research
The American Journal of Community Psychology publishes original quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research; theoretical papers; empirical reviews; reports of innovative community programs or policies; and first person accounts of stakeholders involved in research, programs, or policy.
Research on Social Work Practice (RSWP), published bi-monthly, is a disciplinary journal devoted to the publication of empirical research concerning the assessment methods and outcomes of social work practice. Social work practice is broadly interpreted to refer to the application of intentionally designed social work intervention programs to problems of societal or interpersonal importance.
RCIS is a quarterly peer reviewed academic journal which publishes original papers about the theory, methods, and research, practice and conferences presentations about the research in social field. The general goal of RCIS is to present the best work in and about contemporary society and the phenomenon, in order to improve the knowledge base and practice of its readers
The Journal of Social Work is an international peer reviewed forum for the publication, dissemination and debate of key ideas and research in social work. JSW publishes articles that promote, debate and analyse current themes and issues in social work theory, research, policy and practice
HSCE is an online journal for all those involved in teaching and learning in Health and Social Care including, Medicine and Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Social Work and Social Policy, Nursing and Health-related Studies. The journal’s primary aim is to support teaching and learning among our communities of practice by providing a platform for sharing pedagogy and scholarship which is both discipline specific and deals with issues and approaches which cross-cut health and social care.
Contributors to the Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling are from diverse backgrounds and focus on both educational and psychological topics. Articles address theoretical, practical and training issues that impact upon guidance and counselling professionals today.
Founded in 1927, Social Service Review is devoted to the publication of thought-provoking, original research on social welfare policy, organization, and practice. Articles in the Review analyze issues from the points of view of various disciplines, theories, and methodological traditions, view critical problems in context, and carefully consider long-range solutions.
The Journal of Community Psychology is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to research, evaluation, assessment and intervention, and review articles that deal with human behavior in community settings. Articles of interest include descriptions and evaluations of service programs and projects, studies of youth, parenting, and family development, methodology and design for work in the community, the interaction of groups in the larger community, and criminals and corrections.
The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.
Published for the British Association of Social Workers, this is the leading academic social work journal in the UK. It covers every aspect of social work, with papers reporting research, discussing practice, and examining principles and theories
Children & Society is an international, interdisciplinary journal publishing high quality research and debate on all aspects of childhood and policies and services for children and young people. The journal informs all those who work with and for children, young people and their families by publishing innovative contributions on research and practice across a broad spectrum of topics, including: theories of childhood; children's everyday lives at home, school and in the community; children's culture, rights and participation; children's health and well-being; child protection, early intervention and prevention.
Publishes articles on all aspects of social work and social welfare that yield new insights into established practices, evaluate new techniques and research, examine current social problems, or provide critical analysis on problems in the profession.
DOAJ covers free, full text quality controlled scholarly journals. Below are a few journals that may be useful and relevant for SW, although there are many more:
• Journal of Indigenous Social Development
• Advances in Social Work
• Currents : New Scholarship in the Human Services
Digital Commons Network is a dynamic research tool curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions. It provides free access to peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
Journal TOCs is the biggest searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs). There are over 9000 OA journals included and 193 journals dealing with social services and welfare. You can select journals that you would like to follow and you will be sent an email with the TOCs for new issues.
Browzine acts as a virtual newsstand, displaying open access and the Library's subscribed ejournals together. Social Work journals are found under the larger Sociobehavioral Sciences heading. Once you click on Social work you’ll be brought to further detailed social work subjects (child and family welfare, social administration and social poverty, social work theory and research, social work practice, etc.