Focus & Scope

ASEAN Social Work Journal facilitates academic platforms and productive exchanges of knowledge, research, education, practice, and ideas among social work practitioners, educators, researchers, students, and social policymakers worldwide. It aims to innovatively contribute to social work and promote social welfare mainstreaming in the ASEAN region contexts. The journal focuses on the following social work/Social Welfare topics: social work theory/concepts, social work methods, social work practices, fields of social work, social development, management of the humanitarian organization, and public policies.

Original Theoretical and Empirical Papers: Research-based articles dealing with social work theory and practice in the ASEAN region. In particular, the journal seeks articles from all those concerned with social work and social welfare issues of Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN) and ASEAN Plus Countries (China, Japan and South Korea). The priority is given to articles contributing to the development of knowledge and social work theories, methods, research, and practice in ASEAN region and ASEAN Plus Countries