ALIGN Research Journal Call for Contributions – Now accepting submissions for Spring 2018
ALIGN Association of Community Services (Formerly AASCF) Research Journal will provide an environment for the child, youth and family service sector and other professionals to reflect on policy, practice, training and research in the sector. This Journal will maintain a practice focus using research. It is intended to focus on local and Canadian content. We want to promote best practice in areas that people are working in, and provide room for critical inquiry into some of the promising programs, practice and research that is occurring in the community.
This Journal particularly encourages papers from people who are working in the field, students who are doing some interesting research and as often as we can we would like to hear from children, youth and families that have experienced a particular program, a challenge or great success and feel that it is worth sharing with the sector in order for all of us to learn from.
We will be publishing ALIGN Research Journal for Services to Children and Families two times per year. We ask for your help in this effort. We have brought together a group of academics and practitioners to be our Editorial Committee. As the Editorial Committee reviews articles we are looking for academically sound work that is well written and relevant to our sector. We welcome contributions in the form of research and practice papers, case studies, brief communications and correspondence from readers. Guidelines have been developed that the editorial board follows and those are available to anyone who wishes to contribute to this Journal.
Authors should follow guidelines as outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition). Authors should not simultaneously submit a paper to more than one publication. The editors will edit papers for length, clarity and consistency. The Journal editorial committee reserves the right to alter the format of all articles to ensure that they are formatted consistently within the Journal.
For more complete guidelines, inquiries and submissions, please contact Kathy Mitchell Kathym@alignab.ca Articles are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of ALIGN