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Child & Youth Care Forum

Child & Youth Care Forum

Journal of Research and Practice in Children's Services

Editor-in-Chief: Carl F. Weems

ISSN: 1053-1890 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-3319 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10566

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Editor-in-Chief:

Carl Weems, Iowa State University, Ames, USA

Associate Editors:

Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Monica Marsee, Iowa State University, Ames, USA

R. Enrique Varela, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


Editorial Assistant:

Erin L. Neill, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA


Editorial Board:

Frank Ainsworth, James Cook University, Australia

Candice Alfano, University of Houston

Michael Baizerman, University of Minnesota

Nancy B. Barbour, James Madison University

Steven Berman, University of Central Florida

Bridget K. Biggs, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

Dina Birman, University of Miami

Lisa Buckloh, Nemours Children's Clinic - Jacksonville, Florida

Victor Carrión, Stanford University School of Medicine

Janice Cooper, Liberia Mental Health Institute, Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Natalie Costa, University of New Orleans

Keith Cruise, Fordham University

Andres De Los Reyes, University of Maryland at College Park

Zvi Eisikovits, University of Haifa School of Social Work, Israel

Cecilia A. Essau, Roehampton University, United Kingdom

Stacy L. Frazier, University of Illinois at Chicago

Victoria Foster, College of William and Mary

Paul J. Frick, Louisiana State University

Thomas Gabriel, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Golda S. Ginsburg, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Karen Gouze, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Kathryn Grant, DePaul University

Mary Haskett, North Carolina State University

Bart Hendriks, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, New York University

Alice S. Honig, Syracuse University

Joyce Hopkins, Illinois Institute of Technology

Sigrid James, Loma Linda University

Miriam McNown Johnson, University of South Carolina

Jodi Kamps, Children's Hospital New Orleans

Andrew Kendrick, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Ellen W. Leen-Feldner, University of Arkansas

Rachel Langford, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Torun Lindholm, Stockholm University, Sweden

Charles R. McAdams, The College of William and Mary

Mary M. McKay, New York University

Kathryn L. Modecki, Griffith University, Australia

Carol A. Morgaine, Portland State University

Peter Muris, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Julie Owens, Ohio University

William E. Pelham, Jr., Florida International University

Armando Pina, Arizona State University

Susan Pickett-Schenk, University of Illinois at Chicago

Pier J.M. Prins, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Keith C. Russell, Western Washington University

Elizabeth Schaughency, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Michael Scheeringa, Tulane University School of Medicine

Brandon G. Scott, Montana State University

Wendy K. Silverman, Yale School of Medicine

Timothy Stickle, University of Vermont

Andrew Terranova, Coastal Carolina University

Karen Vander Ven, University of Pittsburgh

Andres G. Viana, University of Houston

Michiel Westenberg, Leiden University, The Netherlands

James K. Whittaker, University of Washington

Christine Yeh, University of San Francisco

Rita Zukauskiene, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania


Founding Editor:

Jerome Beker, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, USA

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    Child & Youth Care Forum is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary publication that welcomes submissions – original empirical research papers and theoretical reviews as well as invited commentaries – on children, youth, and families. Contributions to Child & Youth Care Forum are submitted by researchers, practitioners, and clinicians across the interrelated disciplines of child psychology, early childhood, education, medical anthropology, pediatrics, pediatric psychology, psychiatry, public policy, school/educational psychology, social work, and sociology as well as government agencies and corporate and nonprofit organizations that seek to advance current knowledge and practice.

    Child & Youth Care Forum publishes scientifically rigorous, empirical papers and theoretical reviews that have implications for child and adolescent mental health, psychosocial development, assessment, interventions, and services broadly defined. For example, papers may address issues of child and adolescent typical and/or atypical development through effective youth care assessment and intervention practices. In addition, papers may address strategies for helping youth overcome difficulties (e.g., mental health problems) or overcome adversity (e.g., traumatic stress, community violence) as well as all children actualize their potential (e.g., positive psychology goals). Assessment papers that advance knowledge as well as methodological papers with implications for child and youth research and care are also encouraged.

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