Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal (CASW) has now been accepted to the SSCI!

The journal features original articles that focus on social work practice with children, adolescents, and their families. The journal addresses current issues in the field of social work drawn from theory, direct practice, research, and social policy.

The range of topics includes problems affecting a variety of specific populations in special settings. CASW welcomes a range of scholarly contributions focused on youth, including theoretical papers, narrative case studies, historical analyses, traditional reviews of the literature, descriptive studies, single-system research designs, correlational investigations, methodological works, pre-experimental, quasi-experimental and experimental evaluations, meta-analyses and systematic reviews. Appropriate fields of practice include interpersonal practice, small groups, families, organizations, communities, policy practice, nationally-oriented work, and international studies.

Manuscripts involving qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods are welcome to be submitted, as are papers grounded in one or more theoretical orientations, or those that are not based on any formal theory.

 

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2019:  0.588

17 out of 57 on the Social Work list

135 out of 588 on the Social Sciences (miscellaneous) list

SJR is a measure of the journal's relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2019: 1.057

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.

CiteScore 2019: 2.1

 

 

  • Focuses on social work practice with children, adolescents, and their families
  • Addresses current issues drawn from theory, direct practice, research, and social policy
  • Examines problems affecting specific populations in special settings

Journal information

Co-Editors
  • Lisa Schelbe,
  • Bruce A Thyer
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

1.156 (2019)
Impact factor
56 days
Submission to first decision
135 days
Submission to acceptance
213,434 (2020)
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Volume 38

Issue 2, April 2021

Special Issue: Children and the Child Welfare System: Problems, Interventions, and Lessons from Around the World

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This journal has 19 open access articles

Journal updates

  • Call for Papers: Foster Parenting and Child Outcomes

    This special issue will be devoted to understanding caregiving/foster parenting and child outcomes in kinship/relative and non-relative foster families, particularly those who are formally involved in the foster care system. 

    Guest Editors: Dr. Morgan Cooley, Dr. Judy Krysik
    Submission Deadlines: Manuscript due to guest editors by October 1, 2021. Authors notified of acceptance by December 1, 2021. Final manuscript drafts due by January 6, 2022. 

  • Call for Papers: Research on Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care

    The Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal invites submissions for a special issue devoted to research on expectant and parenting youth in foster care. This special issue will feature empirical articles that address the predictors, experiences, context, and outcomes of early pregnancy and parenthood among young people who have spent time in foster care.

    Guest Editors: Claudette Grinnell-Davis, Bryn King, Svetlana Shpiegel, Rhoda Smith
    Submission Deadline: June 1, 2021

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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1573-2797
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