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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Current Issue: Volume 19, Issue 1 (2019) The Impact of Hurricanes on Children and Families and Interconnected Systems
Reflections From the Special Issue Editors
The Impact of Hurricanes on Children and Families and Interconnected Systems
Alison Salloum and Tara Powell
The Louisiana Spirit Hurricane Recovery Program: Addressing the Needs of Children and Adolescents after Catastrophic Hurricanes
Melissa J. Brymer, Tonya Hansel, Alan M. Steinberg, Anthony Speier, Joy Osofsky, and Howard Osofsky
Stay or Go! Challenges for Hispanic Families Preceding Hurricanes: Lessons Learned
Melinda L. Lewis PhD; Paula T. Rappe MSW, LCSW; Linda K. Tierney MSW; and Janet D. Albury MSW
Exposure Outliers: Children, Mothers, and Cumulative Disaster Exposure in Louisiana
Lubna Mohammad and Lori Peek
The Hurricane Exposure, Adversity, and Recovery Tool (HEART): Developing and Validating a Risk Screening Instrument for Youth Exposed to Hurricane Harvey
Cody G. Dodd Ph.D.; Ryan M. Hill Ph.D.; Benjamin Oosterhoff Ph.D.; Christopher M. Layne Ph.D.; and Julie B. Kaplow Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Project Reach: Implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Within Integrated Healthcare for Hurricane Harvey Affected Individuals
Lynn M. Hana B.S., Sandra L. Cepeda B.S., Catherine C. Christian B.E., Sophie C. Schneider Ph.D., Ashley M. Shaw Ph.D., Jill Ehrenreich-May Ph.D., Alison Salloum Ph.D., Laurel Williams D.O., Asim A. Shah M.D., and Eric A. Storch Ph.D.
Implementation of a Multi-Phase, Trauma-Focused Intervention Model Post-Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: Lessons Learned from the Field Using a Community Based Participatory Approach
Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo, Regan W. Stewart, Michael A. de Arellano, Freddie A. Pastrana, Bianca T. Villalobos, Karen G. Martínez-González, Joy Lynn Suárez-Kindy, and Melissa Brymer
Resilience and Coping for the Healthcare Community: A Post-disaster Group Work Intervention for Healthcare and Social Service Providers
Paula Yuma, Tara Powell, Jennifer Scott, and Mara Vinton
Bridging Social Capital through the Techno-subsystem: A Qualitative Analysis of GoFundMe Requests for Hurricane Relief
Monica Bixby Radu and Lisa McManus
Hurricanes and Indigenous Families: Understanding connections with discrimination, social support, and violence on PTSD
Catherine E. McKinley, Jenn Miller Scarnato, Jessica Liddell, Hannah Knipp, and Shanondora Billiot
Repeated Disasters and Chronic Environmental Changes Impede Generational Transmission of Indigenous Knowledge
Shanondora Billiot, Soonhyung Kwon, and Catherine E. Burnette
Perspectives from the Field
Social and Emotional Support for Children and their Caregivers Post-Disasters
Anjana Dayal De Prewitt and Tony Jose Richards
Surviving Hurricane Michael - Helping Individuals with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness, Foster Families and Child Welfare Involved Families Prepare and Recover
Lawrence Allen, David Daniels, Angela Lee, Taryn Tasker, and Carla Gayle Woffard