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The First Edition of GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy


June 1, 2014


The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren announcse the launching of a new online, peer review journal dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy provides a forum for quality, evidence-based research with sound scholarship, knowledge, skills and best practices from the field for scholars, clinicians, policymakers, educators, program administrators and family advocates. 

The editors of GrandFamilies invite authors to submit manuscripts that examine new or emerging theoretical conceptualization or applications, practice methodologies, program evaluation and policy perspectives. International works that expand global knowledge and understanding about custodial grandparents are encouraged to submit. 

The first issue of Grandfamilies will be published in spring 2014.

Submission information

Types of manuscripts for the journal are:

All manuscripts should follow the electronic publication format found in the APA Style Guide. Authors of accepted manuscripts will be notified by January 2014; the first issue of the journal is schedule to be released spring, 2014.

Email completed manuscripts or questions about manuscript submissions to Deborah Langosch, co-editor of GrandFamilies.