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Social Work Education

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Routledge Social Work Education journals publish research concerned with the theory and practice of social care and social work education at all levels.

The journals present a forum for international debate on important issues and provide an opportunity for the expression of new ideas and proposals on the structure and content of social care and social work education, training and development.

Routledge Social Work Education journals will be of interest to all social work educators, students, field instructors, supervisors, practitioners, and allied professionals who are actively engaged in community and clinical practice, and all are welcoming article submissions.

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Article Author/s Journal
Teaching Human Rights and Social Justice in Social Work Education Shirley Gatenio Gabel & Susan Mapp Journal of Social Work Education
Social Work Educators’ Opportunities During COVID-19: A Roadmap for Trauma-Informed Teaching During Crisis Laurel Iverson Hitchcock, Johanna Creswell Báez et al. Journal of Social Work Education
How social workers reflect in action and when and why they don’t: the possibilities and limits to reflective practice in social work Harry Ferguson Social Work Education
Sex Positive Social Work Education: Integrating Content into HBSE Courses and Beyond SJ Dodd & Colleen Cary Katz Journal of Teaching in Social Work
Naming and Addressing Homophobic and Transphobic Microaggressions in Social Work Classrooms David S. Byers, Lauren B. McInroy, Shelley L. Craig et al. Journal of Social Work Education
A Call to Action on Artificial Intelligence and Social Work Education: Lessons Learned from A Simulation Project Using Natural Language Processing Kenta Asakura, Katherine Occhiuto, Sarah Todd et al. Journal of Teaching in Social Work
Teaching Note—Trauma-Informed Teaching in Social Work Education Jane Elizabeth Sanders Journal of Social Work Education


A professional journal concerned with education in social work and social welfare, providing a forum for research relevant to social work education at the undergraduate, master’s, and postgraduate levels.


An international, peer-reviewed journal contributing to educational theory and practice by publishing research on social care and social work education, including training and development.


Publishes research in social work on the teacher, teaching process, philosophies of teaching and learning, and educational methods and techniques.

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