Founded in 1973, the Clinical Social Work Journal publishes leading, peer-reviewed original articles relevant to contemporary clinical practice with individuals, couples, families, and groups. It also presents innovations in theoretical, practice, evidence-based clinical research, and interdisciplinary approaches.

The Clinical Social Work Journal is devoted to the advancement of clinical knowledge and insight of practitioners, educators, researchers, and policymakers

 

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2019:  0.272

47 out of 57 on the Social Work list
193 out of 301 on the Health (Social Science) list

390 out of 559 on the Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health 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: 0.712

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: 1.1

 

 

  • Publishes leading, peer-reviewed original articles relevant to contemporary clinical practice with individuals, couples, families, and groups.
  • Presents innovations in theoretical, practice, evidence-based clinical research, and interdisciplinary approaches.
  • Devoted to the advancement of clinical knowledge and insight

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Carol Tosone
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

0.836 (2019)
Impact factor
1.254 (2019)
Five year impact factor
63 days
Submission to first decision
215 days
Submission to acceptance
270,730 (2020)
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Volume 49

Issue 2, June 2021

Special Issue: The Use of Simulation in Advancing Clinical Social Work Education & Practice

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This journal has 18 open access articles

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1573-3343
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0091-1674
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