Urban Social Work (USW) is a peer-reviewed triannual focusing specifically on urban social work theories and practice. This journal contributes to the improvement and sustainability of healthy urban communities through publication of articles on all components of social work in urban communities inclusive of assets and challenges that would be useful to educators, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, community leaders and social work students. Fundamentally, the underlying focus of the journal is to respond to challenges of urban communities by identifying strengths and assets for problem resolution using a holistic systems perspective.
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Now expanded from a biannual to a triannual format, the peer-reviewed Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice (JDNP) focuses on research that demonstrates clinical excellence in the application of evidence-based practice of doctoral nursing.
JDNP publishes articles concerned with clinical practice and patient care; case studies; practice issues, including management, scope of practice, and reimbursement; ethical dilemmas, legal issues, and business practices; and innovative methods of teaching and evaluating advanced practice and profiling the scholarly nature of the clinical practice of nursing. Submissions from DNP students are also welcome.
As a pioneering bimonthly now approaching its 30th year of publication, Violence and Victims is a peer-reviewed journal featuring cutting-edge and evidence-based studies of theory, research, policy, and clinical practice related to all forms and types of interpersonal violence and victimization.
Committed to the idea that interpersonal violence and victimization requires a broad-based understanding inadequately addressed by focusing upon a single type of abuse or the contributions of any one discipline, Violence and Victims features international and interdisciplinary contributions from a variety of professional disciplines such as psychology, psychiatry, sociology, criminology, law, medicine, nursing, psychiatry, and social work.
Partner Abuse, a peer-reviewed quarterly, recognizes that physical and emotional abuse among dating, cohabitating and married partners is a major public health and social problem in North America and around the world. Its purpose is to advance knowledge, practice and policies through a commitment to rigorous, objective research and evidence-based solutions. In addition to original research papers and literature reviews, the journal welcomes viewpoints and commentaries on the topic of partner abuse, as well as clinical case studies, book reviews and letters to the editor.