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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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.
Research on the mechanisms of human cognition is leading to a deeper understanding of how the processes of thinking, problem solving, attention, perception, and memory affect learning and lead to more effective strategies to enhance learning in educational settings from pre-K to adult education. Publishing new peer-reviewed issues twice a year, The Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology (JCEP) presents in-depth articles on theory and empirical research as well as current practice and effectiveness of cognitive assessment, cognitive rehabilitation, cognitive education, and psychology around the world. Readers include those in education, cognitive psychology, special education, adult education, educational psychology, school psychology, speech and language, and public policy.