Advances in Social Work

Advances in Social Work is committed to enhancing the linkage among social work practice, research, and education. Accordingly, the journal addresses current issues, challenges, and responses facing social work practice and education. The journal invites discussion and development of innovations in social work practice and their implications for social work research and education. Advances in Social Work seeks to publish empirical, conceptual, and theoretical articles that make substantial contributions to the field in all areas of social work including clinical practice, community organization, social administration, social policy, planning, and program evaluation. The journal provides a forum for scholarly exchange of research findings and ideas that advance knowledge and inform social work practice. All relevant methods of inquiry are welcome. Advances in Social Work is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original work. Articles are accepted on the basis of appropriateness, clarity, sound methodology, and utility for social work practice, research, and education. Articles are indexed or abstracted in Social Work Abstracts and Social Service Abstracts. Editor: William H. Barton, Ph.D.



Call for Papers EXTENDED to 11/30/2014: Special Issue on "Technology, the Internet & Social Work Practice"

Advances in Social Work invites manuscript submissions for a special issue on "Technology, the Internet & Social Work Practice" to be published in Spring 2015. THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 30, 2014. Drs. Lauri Goldkind and John McNutt will serve as co-editors of this issue. For more information, click on "More" below or contact Dr. Goldkind at  
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Vol 15, No 1 (2014): Special Issue: Eyewitnesses to History: First-Hand Accounts of Sages of the Profession

Table of Contents


Sages of the Profession: Celebration of our Heritage PDF
Gerald T. Powers, Virginia Majewski i-iii


The Profession’s Role in Meeting its Historical Mission to Serve Vulnerable Populations PDF
Dorcas Davis Bowles, June Gary Hopps 1-20
Building the Social Work Workforce: Saving Lives and Families PDF
Katharine Briar-Lawson 21-33
Reemergence of Policy Practice: A Journey Back to our Roots PDF
Katharine V. Byers 34-50
Parent Group Education to ENABLE “Barrio” Parents PDF
Herman Curiel 51-62
A First-Hand Account of Title IV-E Child Welfare Initiatives in Social Work Education and Practice PDF
Alberta J. Ellett 63-79
Reflections of a Latino in the Social Work Profession PDF
Alejandro Garcia 80-90
The Evolution and Changing Context of Social Work Education PDF
Shelden R. Gelman 91-104
The Origins and Future of Rural Social Work PDF
Leon Ginsberg 105-116
Existential Social Work PDF
Donald F. Krill 117-128
The Strengths Model: Birth to Toddlerhood PDF
Charles A. Rapp, W. Patrick Sullivan 129-142
The Development of International Programs in a School of Social Work PDF
Frank B. Raymond 143-162
The Evolution of Social Work Ethics: Bearing Witness PDF
Frederic G. Reamer 163-181
A Half-Century of Social Work Research: Advances and New Challenges PDF
Allen Rubin 182-195
The Professionalization of Baccalaureate-Level Social Work PDF
Bradford W. Sheafor 196-206
A Shifting Paradigm – Medical to Interactional Model: A Personal History PDF
Lawrence Shulman 207-229
Building the Profession’s Research Infrastructure PDF
Betsy S. Vourlekis, Joan Levy Zlotnik, Juan Ramos, Kathleen Ell 230-245
Ruth Irelan Knee: Influencing Progress in Mental Health PDF
Kenneth Wedel 246-260

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