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The British Journal of Social Work, Volume 53, Issue 3: Voice and Influence of People with Lived Experience

This special issue of the British Journal of Social Work sought to attract academic papers of the same quality and integrity as those published regularly in the journal, the key differentiation being that a person with lived experience of social work had to be the lead or solo author. Areas covered...

A Look Inside Sharing Power in Child Welfare: A Podcast

This podcast series, by the U.S. Center for States' Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative, is by and about people with lived experience in child welfare and about their partnerships with leaders within child welfare agencies.

International Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics: Volume 20, Issue 1 (2023)

The authors of this issue elaborate on various ethical topics, including the ethical implications of internet searching of client information by social workers, the implications of professional pledge for professional identity, pregnancy options counseling, the promotion of trans-affirming...

UK Social Work & the War in Ukraine

The focus of this document is to support, inform and empower social workers across the UK in their ongoing practice and consideration of issues that arise in relation to people arriving and staying under the UK Ukraine visa schemes.  The document covers:

The Routledge International Handbook of Digital Social Work

This handbook provides an authoritative and cutting-edge overview of current research and trends related to the emerging field of digital technology and social work. This book is divided into six sections:

International social work research: transfer of knowledge or promotion of dialogue beyond borders?

Social work has developed unevenly within Europe and globally, with differences in terms of its recognition, training, professionalisation and academisation. This is mirrored in an unbalance in reciprocal influence, particularly vis-a-vis knowledge production, and the origin of tensions between...

International Journal of Social Work Values & Ethics, Volume 19, Issue 2 (2022) 'Special issue on Intercultural Relations'

The International Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics examines the ethical and values issues that affect and are interwoven with social work practice, research, and theory development. The IJSWVE addresses ethical and values issues that encompass the full range of social problems and issues...

Social Dialogue magazine volume 26 on Black Lives Matter: developments in de-colonising social work

International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) has launched Social Dialogue magazine volume 26 on Black Lives Matter: developments in de-colonising social work.  This volume contains 16 articles from Ecuador, Guyana, Uruguay, Papua New Guinea, Italy, UK, Canada, Australia, and Aotearoa...

State of the Social Service Workforce Report 2022: The Vital Role of the Social Service Workforce in Humanitarian Contexts

In recent decades, escalating and protracted conflicts, natural disasters and extreme weather events often exacerbated by climate change, and major health emergencies, such as COVID-19, have resulted in rapid increases in the numbers of people and communities in need of emergency social assistance...

The State of the Social Service Workforce 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed great strain on the social service workforce. The virus and the measures adopted to contain it have required social service organizations and workers to reorganize the way they operate to ensure the health and well-being of the communities they serve.