Illinois Child Welfare

Announcements & Calls For Papers

We are most pleased to announce two special issues of Illinois Child Welfare. Papers for the special issues may be full-length papers or “From the desk of” (see Guidelines For Authors).  We also welcome book reviews and resource recommendations.

In addition, if you are interested in proposing a topic for a special issue, please let us know. We welcome your creative input and suggestions!

Call for Papers

The first special issue, one of the 2011 issues (Volume 6), will be devoted to improving child welfare practice in the areas of adoption and permanency planning.  We welcome thoughtful papers on any pertinent area, in one of the formats described below.  Topics of special interest include:

If you have papers on other topics, please feel free to contact the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Katherine Tyson McCrea, at ktyson@luc.edu, call 312-915-7028, or fax, 312-915-7645.
Deadline

The deadline for submitting manuscripts for the special issue on adoption and permanency planning is May 15, 2011.

More Info

Please also feel free to contact the Managing Editor for the Special Issue on Adoptions, Ms. Daiva Piscikaite, M.S.W., Clinical Social Worker, Catholic Charities Adoption Services, at dpiscikaite@yahoo.com.

Call For Papers

We are also planning a special issue on child welfare services for children with special needs. Topics of special interest for this issue are:

Deadline

The deadline for submitting manuscripts for the special issue on child welfare clients with special needs is July 1, 2011.

More Info

If you have suggestions for papers on other topics, please feel free to contact the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Katherine Tyson McCrea, at ktyson@luc.edu, call 312-915-7028, or fax, 312-915-7645. 

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