The Journal of Family Strengths (JFS), formerly Family Preservation Journal, is an open-access, 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 Texas Medical Center 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.
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Current Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1 (2013)
An Innovative Collective Parent Engagement Model for Families and Neighborhoods in Arrival Cities
Tania Alameda-Lawson, Michael A. Lawson, and Hal A. Lawson
The Familial Union between Caregivers and the Juvenile Justice System
Joshua T. Baldwin, Wesley Church, and Tracy Wharton
Family Roots: Sustenance for Samoan and Tongan American Elders
Halaevalu F.O. Vakalahi, Emily S. Ihara, and Moana P. Hafoka
Using Strengths-Based Leadership to Improve the Child Welfare System
Kimberly M. Giardina
Moving Beyond Lip Service: The Clinical Reasoning Behind Practicing Strengths
Lynn M. Mayer, Barbara P. Early, and Aidan H. Bohlander