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Open Call for Papers

GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research,
Practice and Policy

The National Research Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren online, peer review journal is 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 related to grandparent-headed families, practice methodologies, program evaluation, and policy perspectives. International authors with work that expands global knowledge and understanding about custodial grandparents are encouraged to submit their work.

Forms of manuscripts for the journal are:

  • Full articles (5,000 words)
  • Research Briefs (2,000 words)
  • Practice Briefs (2,000 words

All manuscripts should follow the electronic publication format found in the APA Style Guide at http://www.apastyle.org/.

Email completed manuscripts, or questions about manuscript submissions to Deborah Langosch, Co- managing editor of GrandFamilies at drlangosch@gmail.com.