The Journal of Family Strengths (JFS), formerly Family Preservation Journal, is an open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed online journal produced by the CHILDREN AT RISK Institute in partnership with the Center for Family Strengths at the University of Houston-Downtown and the The TMC Library. JFS is devoted to presenting theoretical, policy, practice, and evaluation articles on the strengths perspective in family-centered practice to improve services that promote and sustain family systems.

If you have questions about the submission or review process, please contact jfs@childrenatrisk.org for assistance.

Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 2 (2016) Organizational Partnerships: How Collaboration Strengthens Families and Communities

Issue Editor's Point of View


Introduction to the Issue on Organizational Partnerships
Russell Wolff and Rebecca Pfeffer Ph.D.



Predicting Sense Of Community in a Historic Latino/Latina Neighborhood Undergoing Gentrification
Laurie A. Walker, Jesse Littman, Amanda Riphenburg-Reese, and Devra Ince

Invited Commentary

Perspectives from the Field


Developing Understandings of Collaborative Partnerships Between University and Community
Judith Harris, Rebecca Pfeffer, Bernardo Pohl, Myrna Cohen, and Leigh Van Horn

Book Reviews