Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
Transformative Social Work accepts four article types.
Original Manuscripts are full-length articles, which should be up to 7,000 words in length (not including notes and references).
Brief Notes of up to 2,000 words, on topics such as reports of research in progress, examples of unresolved problems, descriptions of policy, and current programs and hot issues that would be of interest to the international community. Book reviews may also be considered.
Voices from the Field welcomes submissions from practitioners and field educators about their experiences in the field which would be of interest to our audience. The aim of Voices from the Field is to enable practice issues, examples of promising, innovative and wise practice, grassroots initiatives, and training experiences to be shared with a wider audience. Articles can be up to 2000 words in length.
Letters to the Editor provide readers the opportunity to comment on issues covered in the journal or other points of interest to social workers (no longer than 2 pages and may or may not be published).
For all submissions, the relevance to or implication for social work must be made explicit.
Periodically, special issues of Transformative Social Work focus on specific topics.
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