Social Work in Public Health
Social Work in Public Health (recently re-titled from the Journal of Health & Social Policy to better reflect its focus) provides a much-needed forum for social workers and those in health and health-related professions. This crucial journal focuses on all aspects of policy and social and health care considerations in policy-related matters, including its development, formulation, implementation, evaluation, review, and revision. By blending conceptual and practical considerations, Social Work in Public Health enables authors from many disciplines to examine health and social policy issues, concerns, and questions. This valuable resource also presents leading policymakers, as well as representatives affected by particular public and social policy, who discuss and debate new policies, giving readers special insight into policy formulation. Types of articles in Social Work in Public Health include: specific subjects such as primary prevention, health care strategies of various ethnic groups, and financial aspects in policy formulation articles by minority authors on all aspects of the field multidisciplinary perspectives on policy questions and specific issues, articles that are centered on a particular theme or subject, such as homelessness, AIDS, or the economic costs of illness and health policy.
The journal Editors nationally recognized leaders in the field, provide top notch guidance to ensure that Social Work in Public Health brings practitioners the high quality research and knowledge they require. Professionals in the health care and social work fields—public health, health education, allied health, nursing, social work, urban affairs, pharmacy, psychology, sociology, mental health, and medicine—whose work is profoundly affected by public and social policy issues, are strongly encouraged to read this practical and informative journal. (Impact Factor: 0.354)