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Recently Published

Browse recently published and revised articles by month.

April 2017

Children: Health Care (Barbara L. Jones, Casey Walsh), revised
Political Social Work (Suzanne Pritzker, Shannon Lane), revised
Positive Emotion (Jessica M. Black)

March 2017

Ageism and Retirement (Lynn McDonald)
Collaborative Care (Ellen Fink-Samnick)
Drug Courts (Julie Schroeder, Bridgette Harris)
Economic Justice (Louise Simmons)
From Caregiving to Caresharing (Roberta R. Greene, Nancy P. Kropf)
HIV/AIDS in India (Shrivridhi Shukla, Sneha Jacob, Karun Singh)
Mentoring and Coaching (Fariyal Ross-Sheriff, Julie Orme)
Practice Cybernetics (J. Christopher Hall)
School Climate and School Social Work Practice (Aidyn Iachini, Ruth Berkowitz, Hadass Moore, Ronald Pitner, Ron Avi Astor, Rami Benbenishty)
School Safety, Victimization, and Bullying (Ronald Pitner, Hadass Moore, Gordon Capp, Aidyn Iachini, Ruth Berkowitz, Rami Benbenishty, Ron Avi Astor)
Students' Rights (Elizabeth Palley)
Virtual Communities of Practice (Mary Pender Greene)

February 2017

Adolescent Brain Development (Jessica M. Black)
Advance Care Planning (Meredith Stensland, Sara Sanders, Marla Berg-Weger)
End-of-Life Care Issues (Linda P. Darrell)
Financial Capability (Margaret Sherrard Sherraden)
Grief and Loss (Matthew Tvedte, Sara Sanders, Mercedes Espinal-Lujan)
Lobbying (Sunny Harris Rome, Sabrina Kiser)
Sleep (Jessica M. Black)
Social Networks (Kirk A. Foster, Victoria A. Charles)
Worker Centers (Alice B. Gates)

January 2017

Alternative Education (Cynthia Franklin, Linda Webb, Hannah Szlyk)

December 2016

November 2016

Health Literacy (Vivian Jackson, Wendy Jones)

October 2016

Barrett, Janie Porter (Wilma Peebles-Wilkins), revised
Child Abuse and Neglect (Susan J. Wells, Geoff Johnson), revised

Past Updates