Journal of Social Work Education

The Journal of Social Work Education (JSWE) is a refereed professional journal concerned with education in social work and social welfare. Its purpose is to serve as a forum for creative exchange on trends, innovations, and problems relevant to social work education at the undergraduate, master's, and postgraduate levels.

JSWE is published quarterly by Routledge/Taylor & Francis and reaches an audience of approximately 3,500 individuals, subscribers, and social work programs. The current editor-in-chief of JSWE is Dr. Danielle E. Parrish, Baylor University. The most recent impact factor for JSWE was 1.784 (2021). Please view content information for the most recent issue.

JSWE is available in fully searchable electronic format as a benefit of CSWE membership or by subscription. CSWE members may choose whether to purchase a print-on-demand subscription in addition to online access. Individuals who are not CSWE members do not have access to full-text files, but may search articles by author, issue, or keyword and view abstracts. Article purchase is also available.

JSWE Editor-in-Chief Call for Nominations

CSWE's Council on Publications (COP) and the Journal of Social Work Education (JSWE) Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) invite nominations and applications for the position of editor-in-chief of JSWE. The ideal candidate will promote JSWE in the broader academic community and at the CSWE APM conference; work closely with the CSWE's editorial team and publisher, Routledge/Taylor & Francis; produce and design issue layout for four issues a year, including an editorial for each issue; respond to author inquiries and make editorial decisions; and other editorial duties as outlined in the full call.

Self-nominations and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. All nominations should be sent to j[email protected] with an email subject line of “JSWE Editor-in-Chief Nomination.” Deadline for receipt of nominations and applications is Monday, June 17, 2024. Read the full call for nominations.

Copyright Permissions

If you are interested in reprinting copyrighted material from JSWE, please contact the journal's publisher, Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Manuscript Submissions

Prospective authors may submit manuscripts to JSWE via the ScholarOne online submission system. Author guidelines are available to help with the submission process, and questions may be referred to [email protected].

JSWE Awards

The JSWE Best Article awards recognize outstanding work published each year in the journal. The Best Article award winners for Volume 54 are available for reading or free download from Taylor & Francis Online.

JSWE Electronic Access

The electronic format JSWE offers easy 24/7 access to the complete run of full-text JSWE articles. JSWE Online gives users many search and retrieval options:

  • Search by author, title, keyword, or DOI
  • Save articles for future reference
  • Mark articles for current research
  • Order copies of articles
  • E-mail information on articles of interest to colleagues
  • Receive alerts when new issues are available or about new articles of particular interest

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