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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.
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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.

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.

Issue no. 3/2019 is dedicated to The Challenges of Glocal Social Work Education, Practice and Research. Submissions can be empirical, theoretical or practice based. We welcome scientific and original contributions from academics, researchers, educators and practitioners from the social sciences. These should be based on one of 3 main areas and address internal and/or external challenges: glocal challenges of social work education; glocal challenges of social work practice; glocal challenges of social work research. Submissions can be made by email directly to two editors: Emeritus Professor Karen Lyons, London Metropolitan University (, for the submission of the manuscripts resulting from papers presented at the Social Work International Conference, Bucharest, 2018; Lecturer Smaranda Witec, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest (, for the submission of the manuscripts not based on papers presented at the Social Work International Conference 2018. The deadline for manuscript submission: February 15, 2019. The estimated publishing date is September 2019.

The issue No. 4/2019 of the Social Work Review is edited by Dr. Nicoleta Neamțu, associate professor at ‘Babeş-Bolyai’ University, Cluj-Napoca and Dr. Mădălina Hideg, associate instructor at ‘Babeş-Bolyai’ University, Cluj-Napoca. The theme of this issue is "Social Work Macro Practice". Deadline for submitting papers to be considered for publication in the special issue is 15th of September 2019. The submission is electronic only and should be emailed to or to

The issue 1/2020, edited by Professor Cosmin Goian, PhD and Senior Lecturer Loredana Marcela Tranca, PhD, from the Social Work Department of the West University of Timisoara, marks 30 years since the resurgence of social work in Romania.This issue provides a showcase and information for the results of research and ideas addressing diachronic elements (evolution / involution) of public institutions of social work, NGOs, universities, professional organizations, legal aspects of 30 years of theory and practice in social work. Receiving contributions: December 1, 2019. Assessment of contributions by reviewers: January 12, 2020. Publishing: March 2020
The manuscripts should be sent by e-mail by the deadline in word format, respecting the journal's requirements, to the two editors: and The articles received are subjected to a double-blind peer review process. The editorial staff makes the first selection of articles before sending the articles to at least 2 reviewers. The articles are accepted on the basis of adequacy, clarity, solid methodology and utility for social practice, research and education.