Child & Family Social Work
© John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Edited By: Michelle Lefevre
Impact Factor: 0.824
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 19/40 (Social Work); 26/39 (Family Studies)
Online ISSN: 1365-2206
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Michelle Lefevre as Editor of CFSW, following the retirement of Susan White. We thank Sue for all her hard work and her commitment to the journal. Paula Doherty has also stepped down as Book Reviews Editor and Editorial Assistant. We also thank Paula for her great work on behalf of the journal.
Dr Michelle Lefevre is the Head of Social Work and Social Care at the University of Sussex, which was No.1. in the Guardian University Guide in both 2014 and 2015. She has worked at Sussex since 2003, previously convening CPD programmes in relation to child and family social work and the professional doctorate in social work. Prior to her academic career, she practised as a social worker and arts psychotherapist in child protection settings, including as an expert witness in the family courts. Michelle was Deputy Editor of Social Work Education: The International Journal from 2009 to 2014. She was a member of the UKCP psychotherapy with children committee from 2004 to 2008, and is currently an elected member of the Children and Families Faculty of the College of Social Work and regional co-ordinator for the Centre for Social Work Practice. Michelle's main research interest is the development of social workers' capabilities in social work with children, on which topic she has published five papers in Child & Family Social Work.