Social Work is the first Bulgarian applied science magazine for social work. The magazine provides original publications - research, analytical articles, science comments and reviews, research reports, science announcements, as well as reviews of books and educational literature in the field of social work.
The magazine is targeted at researchers in the field of social work, teachers in social work, and practitioners in the field of social work and assisting specialists, students in social work and related fields; generally anyone interested in the area.
In terms of content, the magazine is primarily directed to:
Form and periodicity of the issue:
Each issue includes texts in different sections (see below) and regularly publishes special issues dedicated to a current topic of social work theory and practice. Certain issues also include an editorial by the Managing Editor.
Some of the main sections are:
"Analysis, surveys, science reviews" - analytical articles on a given problem; articles on general theoretical or applied theoretical issues that present a broad overview of existing approaches, concepts, research; opinions discussed, assessed and reassessed by the author on the basis of which opinions and summaries are formed.
The journal is indexed in the following databases:
Assoc. Prof. Ivaylo Tepavicharov, PhD - Editor in Chief
Prof. Albena Tchavdarova, Dr.Habil.
Prof. Boncho Gospodinov, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Ginka Mehandzhiyska, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Lilyana Strakova, PhD
Assoc. Prof. Monica Bogdanova, Dr.Habil.
Prof. Veska Shosheva, PhD - Tracian University
Prof. Siyka Chavdarova-Kostova, Dr.Habil. - Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Prof. Silvia Nikolaeva, PhD - Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Assoc. Prof. Verginia Boyanova, PhD - Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Assoc. Prof. Maria Stoyanova, PhD - University for National and World Economy
Assoc. Prof. Silvia Tsvetanska, PhD - Sofia University - “St. Kliment Ohridski”
International Editorial Board
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Wolf Bloemers - University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg-Stendal, Germany
Prof. Dimitar Martin Hoffman, PhD - Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Prof. Dr. Peter Buttner - University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany
Prof. Steven Shardlow, PhD, Doc. Soc. Sci. (h.c.) - Keele University, United Kingdom