Research on Social Work Practice

Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
8
Articles published last year
70
Manuscripts received last year
200
% accepted last year
35
% immediately rejected last year
10
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor
Two-year impact factor
1.50
Disciplines: Social work

Aims and Scope

Research on Social Work Practice (RSWP), published 8 times a year, is a disciplinary journal devoted to the publication of empirical research concerning the assessment methods and outcomes of social work practice. Social work practice is broadly interpreted to refer to the application of intentionally designed social work intervention programs to problems of societal or interpersonal importance. Interventions include behavior analysis and therapy; psychotherapy or counseling with individuals; case management; education; supervision; practice involving couples, families, or small groups; advocacy; community practice; organizational management; and the evaluation of social policies. Articles not falling within the narrow scope of this journal should not be submitted. This journal is a membe

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 2 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 1.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 1.2 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.5 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.5 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 4.0 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 4.0 weeks. Overall rating: 4 (very good). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
Review was fast and reviewer comments were reasonable. I would submit manuscripts to this journal again.