Child & Family Social Work

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Edited By: Susan White

Impact Factor: 0.824

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 19/39 (Social Work); 26/39 (Family Studies)

Online ISSN: 1365-2206

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We are looking for an editor to succeed Sue White from January 2015. A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply can be found here. The deadline for applications is 31st October 2014.

Editor's Choice:

The following articles were selected by the editor.

Child welfare inequalities: new evidence, further questions
Paul Bywaters, Geraldine Brady, Tim Sparks and Elizabeth Bos

Open space, supple bodies? Consider the impact of agile working on social work office practices
Dharman Jeyasingham

What social workers do in performing child protection work: evidence from research into face-to-face practice
Harry Ferguson

Synergies and tensions in child protection and parent support: policy lines and practitioners cultures
Silvia Fargion

Supporting families living with parental substance misuse: the M-PACT (Moving Parents and Children Together) programme
Lorna Templeton

Jumping through hoops – the cost of compliance on sole parents
Morag McArthur, Lorraine Thomson and Gail Winkworth

Troubled families: vulnerable families' experiences of multiple service use
Kate Morris

Recently Published Articles

  1. Substance-dependent women becoming mothers: breaking the cycle of adverse childhood experiences

    Eli Marie Wiig, Bente Storm Mowatt Haugland, Astrid Halsa and Siv Merethe Myhra

    Article first published online: 22 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12190

  2. Children's journeys through organizations: how inspectors evaluate coordination of care

    Suzanne I. Rutz, Antoinette A. de Bont, Paul B. M. Robben and Simone E. Buitendijk

    Article first published online: 13 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12187

  3. Peer paradox: the tensions that peer relationships raise for vulnerable youth

    Jackie Sanders, Robyn Munford, Linda Liebenberg and Michael Ungar

    Article first published online: 12 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12188

  4. Placement breakdowns in long-term foster care – a regional Swedish study

    Bo Vinnerljung, Marie Sallnäs and Marie Berlin

    Article first published online: 9 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12189