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 Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center - Prairie View A&M University and 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.
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See the new Call for Papers updated on January 4, 2021 on Improving the Outcomes of African American and Latino Male Youth!
Current Issue: Volume 20, Issue 2 (2020) Suicide Risks Among Children and Youth
Marika Dawkins, Ph.D. Associate Professor,, Department of Criminal Justice, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg Campus
Jaya Davis, Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Reflections From the Special Issue Editors
Risk and Protective Factor specific to African American Youth and Adolescents: A Systematic Review
Darius Reed and Raymond Dewayne Adams
Youth Crisis and Transition Services (CATS): Incorporating Family Peer Support Specialists to Assist Families During Crisis
Julie E. Magers, Amanda Ribbers, Sophia Nguyen, and Rebecca Marshall
Suicide Ideation, Depression, and Family Structure in Elementary Students
Amanda Koshollek, Collin Wright, Cass Henriques, Makaela Caldwell, and Quintin Hunt
Strengths-based group supervision: Restoring child and adolescent-centered social work team meetings
Whitney Grube and Dr. Amy Mendenhall
Beyond the Nuclear Family: A Qualitative Examination of Extended Family Involvement Among American Indian Families
Ashleigh Coser, Maureen Sullivan, and Hannah Espeleta
Integrating Group and Teletherapy into Public School Settings: A Qualitative Analysi
Peggy Smith, Anne Van Horn, Sophie McCollum, Catherine Christian, Sarah Kennedy, Mayra Perez MS, and Eric A. Storch Ph.D.