Child & Family Social Work

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Edited By: Michelle Lefevre

Impact Factor: 1.064

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 13/41 (Social Work); 24/43 (Family Studies)

Online ISSN: 1365-2206

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Leslie Hicks as Associate Editor.

Dr Leslie Hicks is Reader in the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln. She teaches on undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes with a focus on child and adolescent well-being, research-informed practice and international social work. Leslie contributes to regional and national research and ethics forums, to peer review of research proposals and publications, and to national advisory groups. She has a longstanding research background in the fields of youth and social inclusion and services for children and families, with a particular interest in residential child care. Much of Leslie's research utilises a collaborative approach, working in partnership with young people and practitioners to assist in developing improvements in services and experiences of these.

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  1. The association between psychosocial well-being and living environments: a case of orphans in Rwanda

    Tehetna Alemu Caserta, Anna-Maija Pirttilä-Backman and Raija-Leena Punamäki

    Version of Record online: 29 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12308

  2. Social processes among mothers in centres for children and parents in three countries

    Tullia Musatti, Miwako Hoshi-Watanabe, Sylvie Rayna, Isabella Di Giandomenico, Nobuko Kamigaichi, Miho Mukai and Miho Shiozaki

    Version of Record online: 30 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12302