Child & Family Social Work

Cover image for Vol. 20 Issue 4

Edited By: Michelle Lefevre

Impact Factor: 1.086

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 11/40 (Social Work); 24/40 (Family Studies)

Online ISSN: 1365-2206


Aims and Scope

Child & Family Social Work provides a forum where researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and managers in the field exchange knowledge, increase understanding and develop notions of good practice. In its promotion of research and practice, which is both disciplined and articulate, the Journal is dedicated to advancing the wellbeing and welfare of children and their families throughout the world.

Child & Family Social Work publishes original and distinguished contributions on matters of research, theory, policy and practice in the field of social work with children and their families. The Journal gives international definition to the discipline and practice of child and family social work.


child and family social work, child abuse, child protection, children, families, human rights, social work, sociology

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