Social Work Programs

August 3, 2010

Social Work Journals

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socialworkjournalsThere are many different social work journals out there for students who are pursuing a career in this field of work. Online you will find many, including the Social Work Values and Ethics journal. It is a well-respected publication which includes many different studies and articles which are very significant to all aspects of social work. It examines the ethical side of social work as well as the values which are inherent in this type of work. In this journal you can expect to find various research and studies concerning different influential factors on ethics and values in social work as well as some of the best examples of ethical responsibility in this type of work.

You will also be able to go through the archives on the website for this journal and find numerous articles on the origin of such values and ethics in social work, and how they impact the daily lives on millions. There is also much discussion of the dilemmas which are faced by many social workers as new technology immerges in this field. Each study and article presents a new thought-provoking idea as well as perspective into social work which you may not have considered before.

Another one of the well-respected social work journals includes the Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. This particular journal takes a look at the care and relationships between children and parents as well as guardians. It is a journal which presents recent studies and statistics regarding children and adolescents as well as the adults who are responsible for their care. The issues it addresses vary depending on specific populations or circumstances.

This journal is considered to be part of personality and social psychology. It is one of the more respected journals which are referenced by many mental health professionals as well as pediatricians around the world. For those who are interested in reading it, there is both an electronic and hardcopy version available. It is an excellent resource for both academics and medical professionals who need to use it for purposes of referencing. The journal has been around for a number of years, introducing new and useful information regarding social studies done with children for the purpose of learning more about this kind of work and educating those who work within the system. NASW Press publishes a number of journals and they also have a newsletter for members. The Journal of Social Work Practice and Journal of Nephrology Social Work area also very interesting to read and study.


  1. You can also find job offerings in the nasw newsletter in their classified section. I saw some locally in florida as well as office rental listings and continuing education workshops credit offerings.

    Comment by Lionel — August 3, 2010 @ 2:04 pm

  2. NASW has a journal on children and school which is interesting because it goes into ADHD, school violence and working as a social worker in the school system. If you are in this field it’s very useful.

    Comment by Ethan — August 8, 2010 @ 1:02 pm

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