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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.

Issue no. 4/2015 of the Social Work Review is coordinated by Anamaria Szabo, Lecturer with the University of Bucharest and executive editor of the journal. The theme of this issue is Restorative Justice and its connection with the fields of criminal justice, social work, education and management of organizations. Original articles focused on theory, practice and empirical research are welcomed.
Deadline: September 1, 2015.

Special Issue 1/2016 is edited by Dr. Nicoleta Neamţu, senior lecturer and director of Master’s Programme “Social Services Management”, at „Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca and Dr. Gabriela Mișca, Senior Lecturer at University of Worcester, UK. The theme of this special issue is „Contemporary Challenges in Social Work Practice in Multicultural Societies”. This focus aims to capture and critically analyse the challenges of social work practice in our increasingly multi-cultural societies around the globe - both from the perspective of professionals and of service users.
Deadline for submitting papers to be considered for publication in the special issue 1/2016 of Revista de Asistenţă Socială is 15 September 2015. The submission is electronic ONLY and should be emailed to

The special issue 2/2016 edited by prof. Maria Roth and assist. prof. Mihai Iovu from the Social Work Department at Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, proposes the theme Empowering children, youth and families. This aim of this issue is to provide an academic, scientific and professional space for describing and critically analysing the current challenges of social work practice with children, youth and families, focusing especially on the service users’ perspective.
Paper submission deadline: December 15th, 2015
Feedback on papers: March 1st, 2016
Final manuscript submission deadline: April 1st, 2016
Publication: June 2016

The manuscripts should be sent before the deadline as an email attachment to the following addresses: or All submissions will be subject to journal’s standards of peer-review process. The journal does not accept hardcopy submissions.

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 ( or Associate Professor Florin Lazar (, 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.