Aims and Scope

Social Works Review aims to provide a comprehensive platform for the dissemination of high-quality research and critical analysis in the field of social work. The journal is committed to advancing knowledge, promoting evidence-based practice, and fostering innovation in social work theory, research, and practice. Social Works Review seeks to publish original research articles, literature reviews, theoretical essays, case studies, and policy analyses that contribute to a deeper understanding of social issues, interventions, and outcomes. By promoting interdisciplinary collaboration, critical reflection, and professional development, the journal aims to empower social work practitioners, educators, policymakers, and researchers to address complex societal challenges and promote social justice, equity, and well-being.

Social Works Review welcomes contributions from researchers, scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and students engaged in the field of social work and related disciplines. The scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:

1. **Social Work Practice:**
- Clinical Social Work
- Community Social Work
- School Social Work
- Child Welfare
- Gerontology
- Mental Health
- Substance Abuse
- Family and Children Services
- Health Care Social Work

2. **Social Work Research:**
- Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
- Program Evaluation
- Outcome Measurement
- Evidence-Based Practice
- Participatory Action Research
- Community-Based Research

3. **Social Work Theory and Concepts:**
- Social Work Theories and Models
- Social Justice and Human Rights
- Intersectionality
- Trauma-Informed Practice
- Strengths-Based Perspective
- Anti-Oppressive Practice
- Cultural Competence and Diversity

4. **Social Policy and Advocacy:**
- Social Welfare Policy Analysis
- Policy Advocacy and Lobbying
- Social Policy Development and Implementation
- Social Policy Evaluation

5. **Professional Development and Education:**
- Social Work Education and Training
- Continuing Professional Development
- Supervision and Leadership in Social Work
- Ethics and Professional Practice

6. **Global and International Social Work:**
- Comparative Social Policy
- International Development
- Refugee and Migration Studies
- Global Health and Humanitarian Assistance

Social Works Review encourages submissions that advance knowledge, promote critical inquiry, and inform practice in the field of social work. The journal welcomes interdisciplinary perspectives, methodological pluralism, and contributions from diverse cultural and geographical contexts. Social Works Review is committed to promoting excellence in social work research, education, and practice, and to contributing to positive social change and the advancement of human rights and social justice.