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.

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

See the new Call for Papers updated on July 13, 2022 on Mental Health and the Intersectionality of Race and Gender of Crossover Youth

Current Issue: Volume 22, Issue 1 (2022) Family Strengths and Immigration

Issue Editor's Point of View



Predictors of Traumatic Experiences and Mental Wellbeing Among Recent Immigrant Mothers and Children
Andy U. Torres, Frances Morales, Amanda Palomin, Marika Dawkins, and Alfonso Mercado


Pueblos y Ranchos: The role of Latino fathers and community leaders in serving Latino families in rural Northwest Iowa and Southern Minnesota
Ruben Viramontez Anguiano, Melissa Martinez, Jorge Chavez, Sarah M. Harrison, and Jennifer Jacob Bellowe