The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher is a refereed interdisciplinary journal for social workers and social service professionals concerned with the advancement of the theory and practice of social work and social development in Africa and in a changing global world. The purpose of the journal is to promote research and innovation in the practice of helping individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities to promote development and human well-being in society. The journal is committed to the creation of empowered, humane, just and democratic societies.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher is abstracted in the Social Services Abstracts database of the CSA Guide to Discovery, ProQuest CSA, San Diego, USA. The CSA Social Sciences Collection includes Sociological Abstracts, Social Services Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, PAIS International, ASSIA and Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts.