Authorization and Accountability
Editorial boards and committees retain final authority for the content and selection of manuscripts approved by the Publications Committee. Boards and committees develop and recommend changes in editorial and publications policy and new developments to the Publications Committee.
The editorial board continues as long as the journal is in existence.
Members, Terms and Criteria
The editorial board is composed of 8 members: Chair (editor-in-chief) and 7 members. The Chair serves a four-year term beginning January 1st of the year following the appointment and ending December 31st four years later. Members of the editorial board are appointed to staggered 3-year terms. The Chair (editor-in-chief) is a member of the Publications Committee, and the Chair of the Publications Committee is an ex officio member of the editorial board. Members of the Social Work Editorial Board must have extensive publishing experience, as well as experience in peer review. The Social Work Editorial Board meets once each year. In addition to the committee members, the Publications Committee Chair is also invited to attend.
Social Work is the premier journal of the social work profession. Widely read by practitioners, faculty, and students, it is the official journal of NASW and is provided to all members as a membership benefit.
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