Call for Papers: Journal of Family Strengths
Volume 13, Fall 2013
(Previously known as the Family Preservation Journal)
Editors-in-Chief: Alvin Sallee (University of Houston-Downtown), Angelo Giardino (Texas Children's Health Plan), Robert Sanborn (CHILDREN AT RISK)
The Journal of Family Strengths (JFS), formerly the Family Preservation Journal, is inviting submissions of manuscripts for consideration for the Fall issue, Volume 13. The deadline for manuscripts is August 15, 2013. JFS 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. The Journal’s goal is to facilitate family, worker, supervisor, educator and agency interchange. The overall goal is to promote research and evaluation, and to disseminate information for best practices that support family-centered practice.
The Journal of Family Strengths is an online only journal, and the submission and peer review process are completed entirely online. Authors are encouraged to take advantage of the online format of the Journal by including videos, interactive charts or links to online resources. Manuscripts should conform to American Psychological Association style with an optimal length of 20 pages, double spaced.
Manuscripts are due by August 15, 2013 for consideration for the Fall issue, Volume 13.
For questions or further information, please contact . To view past issues of the journal, please visit http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/jfs.
The Journal of Family Strengths is a source of cutting-edge theoretical, practice, policy, and evaluation articles on the strengths perspective in family-centered practice. The CHILDREN AT RISK Institute is an academically oriented policy and research collaborative focused on facilitating research and scholarship to promote new and innovative public policy solutions to the challenges faced by children. The Center for Family Strengths at the University of Houston-Downtown works to support families by informing community-based services that promote and sustain family systems and facilitate family, worker, supervisor and agency training; promote research and evaluation; and disseminate information for best practices that support family centered practice.