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GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy

Submission deadline:
Sept. 1, 2015

The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising has 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. 

Types of manuscripts for the journal:
Full articles (5,000 words)
Research Briefs (2,000 words)

All manuscripts should follow the electronic publication format found in the APA Style Guide. Efforts will be made to notify authors of editors’ decisions within 90 days following submission. Anticipated publication will occur Spring, 2016.

Completed manuscripts should be sent via the journal website.

Contact Deborah Langosch, co-managing editor.