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Membership of GAPS is open to all and will particularly appeal to practitioners, students, and researchers in the area of social work and related fields as well as those interested in social work, psychodynamic and systemic theory and practice.

Join or Renew your membership of GAPS

UK Membership of GAPS costs £28.00 per year, for which you will receive:

  • Four hard copies of the Journal of Social Work Practice (UK addresses only) published in March, June, September and December (normal cost approx £197.00)
  • Individual online access to the current issue of the JSWP and to an electronic archive of the journal back to Volume 1 Issue 1
  • Free online access to two other journals published by our publisher Taylor & Francis: Psychodynamic Practice (UK) and Psychoanalytic Social Work (USA)
  • GAPS members receive a 30% discount on the price of Routledge published books
  • GAPS annual conference discounted member’s admission rate
  • Access to the GAPS members area where papers relevant to GAPS members only are posted

Overseas Membership

Two levels of membership are available. Online only access to the above three journals and full-membership which includes four hard-copies of the Journal of Social Work Practice posted to your address as well as online access and the other advantages listed above. Copies of the Journal are sent to the address on your membership form unless you designate a different address by contacting the GAPS office

Overseas online only access £28.00 pa

Overseas full membership:

Europe – £55.00 pa
Australia, Canada & United State – £55.00 pa

For other countries not listed above, please contact the GAPS office.

Join GAPS today

and receive the Journal of Social Work Practice


GAPS also welcomes professionals from other disciplines or individuals who are committed to our aims but who are not qualified social workers.