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2019 Reviewer Acknowledgments

2020-04-14

We would like to thank the many reviewers worldwide who contributed to the scholarship represented here and in other issues of Advances in Social Work this past year. In 2019, 189 individuals from 7 countries, 43 states, and 1 territory, and representing 112 colleges/universities and 3 organizations served as AISW reviewers. We truly appreciate the voluntary efforts of our reviewers in enhancing the scholarly contributions of the journal. We are very proud of both the broad participation of reviewers and of our legacy as an open access journal since 2008.

I would also like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the many contributions of our Assistant Editor, Ms. Valerie Decker. Valerie’s diligent efforts on behalf of the journal include assigning reviewers, communicating with authors, copyediting accepted manuscripts, assisting guest editors with all phases of the review process, and basically keeping the whole process on track. Her work on the journal is what keeps it flowing. Thanks, Valerie!

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Vol. 20 No. 1 (2020): Spring 2020

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Published: 2020-07-30

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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: Margaret E. Adamek, Ph.D.