Journal

National Journal of Professional Social Work (NJPSW)

National Journal of Professional Social Work (NJPSW) aims to nurture the evidence based practice among professional social workers in India. The journal is published annually and articles are selected from award category papers of Annual National Conference of ISPSW. Articles are contributed by eminent educators, practitioners, researchers, scholars and students of Social Work.

Submission Guidelines
Submit only original research paper, which should not be submitted to any other journal for publication and presented in any other conference.

Plagiarism policy:Authors may use www.duplichecker.com or any other software or website to check and avoid plagiarism.

Number of words: 3500-5000 (excluding abstract and references) and in MS word

Font style: Times New Roman

Font size: 12

Reference Style: Follow APA 6th style

The full paper should be organized under following sub headings:

  1. Abstract: The abstract should not be more than 300 words. The abstract should be organized in, a brief introduction, methodology, results and conclusion with 3-5 key words. The names, email, phone numbers and institutional affiliations of the authors must be mentioned at the footnote),
  2. Introduction (Includes background of study, rationale of the study, scope of the study, brief review of literature etc.),
  3. Methodology (Includes design of the study, sampling methods, institute ethics clearance, statistical analysis etc.),
  4. Results (Only main results)
  5. Discussion (Do not simply repeat what showed in results, illustrate the relevance of findings)
  6. Conclusion
  7. Mention Funding source, acknowledgement and Conflicts of interest
  8. References (APA 6th style – using EndNote or Mendeley Software)

Covering letter includes

Covering Letter by the first author may address the secretary of ISPSW, requesting to consider the paper for award/publication and attach an author declaration stating that the current paper is not submitted or presented elsewhere and add a table contains names, contact number,address, email IDs and signatures of all authors. You may specify the corresponding author (presenting author in ANC is considered as corresponding author, if article is selected from ANC award category papers) in covering letter.

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE - NATIONAL JOURNAL OF
PROFESSIONAL SOCAIL WORK 2018-2020

Sl.No Name and Address Designation
1 Prof.D.Muralidhar
Professor
Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work
NIMHANS, Bengaluru
Editor- in- Chief
2 Dr.RameelaShekar
Professor of Social Work & Dean
RoshiniNilaya, School of Social Work,
Mangalore
Editor
3 Dr.P.Ilango
Professor of Social Work & Dean
Bharathidasan University
Thiruchirapalli
Editorial Committee Member
4 Dr.K.Anuradha
Professor of Social Work
Sri PadmavathiMahilaVishwavidyalayam, Thirupathi
Editorial Committee Member
5 Dr.B.S.Gunjal
Professor of Social Work
PG Dept. of Social Work
Kuvempu University
Shankarghatta, Shimoga
Editorial Committee Member
6 Dr.Md.Ameer Hamza
Additional Professor
Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work
NIMHANS, Bengaluru
Editorial Committee Member
7 Dr.ShahinSulthana
Associate Professor & Head
Dept. of Social Work
Pondicherry University
Puducherry
Editorial Committee Member
8 Dr.KalpanaSarathy
Dean, School of Social Work
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Guwahati campus, Guwahati, Assam
Guwahati, Assam
Editorial Committee Member
9 Dr.G.Lakshmana
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Social Work
Central University of Karnataka
Kalburgi, Karnataka
Editorial Committee Member
10 Dr.Kamalesh Kumar Sahu
Associate Professor of Psychiatric Social Work, Dept.of Psychiatry,
Govt. Medical College & Hospital
CMCH, Sector – 32, Chandigarh
Editorial Committee Member
11 Dr.E.Sinu
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work
NIMAHNS, Bengaluru
Editorial Committee Member
12 Dr.Bino Thomas
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Psychiatric Social Work
NIMAHNS, Bengaluru
Editorial Committee Member
13 Dr.Ragesh.G
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Social Work
IMHANS, Calicut, Kerala
Editorial Committee Member