Publication of the 2017 edition of the journal will be briefly delayed and is expected in early July 2018. The 2017 volume will be the first on our new home website at Murray State University. Stay tuned for more information in early July. Authors, please send new submissions through this website, using the Submit Article link on the left.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 9, Number 1 (2017)

Editor-in-Chief's Introductions


From the Editor
Peg Munke

Feature Articles


Rural Social Work: Recruitment, Job Satisfaction, Burnout, and Turnover
Aaron Raymond Brown, Jayme Walters, Aubrey Jones, and Omotola Akinsola


Sex Trafficking and Rural Communities: A Review of the Literature
Ruby Aguirre, Katelyn Harris, Molly Rose Hilgenberg, Melody Soper, and Pamela H. Bowers

Practice Notes


Working with Latinos in Rural Communities: “Nuts and Bolts”
Wilma Cordova and Aparecida de Fátima Cordeiro Dutra

Book Reviews

CRSW cover art