Submission Guidelines for Family Relations

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Family Relations
Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies

Published on behalf of the National Council on Family Relations

Editor: Wendy Middlemiss, Ph.D., CFLE
Print ISSN: 0197-6664
Online ISSN: 1741-3729
Issues per Volume: Five times a year. Visit Family Relations Manuscript Central webpage.

Message from the Editor

Family science involves the study of family life and family processes, and their determinants, sequelae, and import, across multiple levels of analysis. It embraces families as functional units that can come in many forms and structures that can develop and change across time and across generations. It incorporates the study of families as units unto themselves, as well as the component subsystems that comprise a family unit (e.g., parent-child, couple, and sibling relationships). Family science is inherently cross-cultural. It is informed by meta-theoretical frameworks (e.g., family systems, bio-ecological, family developmental theories, and others) that guide theoretically informed research questions about broader environmental determinants (e.g., culture, race, social class) of family life, and as well guide research questions about determinants of micro-processes within families that have broader import for family functioning as a whole. Indeed, family science embraces the point that family life and individual functioning and well-being are inextricably and bidirectionally intertwined. (See What Is Family Science?)

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Governing Policies

  • Manuscripts must be submitted online are prepared for anonymous review, with a separate file for the author-identifying title page, mask location and university affiliation, and mask direction to specific previous work, such as for a more substantial description of methods.

  • Please note that all submissions are prescreened for suitability, including desk rejects for articles that do not meet the objectives of Family Relations and do not demonstrate high-quality documents with substantiated motivations for the study.

  • Papers that fail to comply with manuscript preparation guidelines may occasionally be rejected without peer review at the discretion of the Editor, particularly in cases where the paper does not comply with APA style guidelines or clearly falls outside the journal's scope.

  • Wiley Publications uses an Open Format policy for the original submission; however, APA 7th edition is required for publication in Family Relations.

  • All authors agree to adhere to the Peer Review Process.

What is the peer review processPeer review assesses the quality of a manuscript when it is submitted for publication consideration and before it is published. The journal editor selects experts in the same and outside the field (one's peers) to independently review an article and provide feedback to help the Editor determine if a manuscript should be accepted, rejected, or revised. With the goals of the journal and the authors' guidelines centering scholars' work in mind, the peer reviewer assesses the scientific standards in the paper by looking for areas of growth, errors, or omissions, as well as strengths, innovations, and transformative areas of the peer review. If the Editor decides to continue the revision process, peer review feedback is provided to the author(s) regarding their work's quality, validity, and significance. Such a review might identify strengths and contributions of the article but also identify major concerns of what is missing, inconsistent, and advances the field of topic. The review process also provides suggested revisions requested and submitted to the author(s).

Why do we use the peer review process? We use peer review to ensure scientific quality and culturally-aware innovations to improve development. Peer review (a) enables the field to regulate the integrity of the science by qualified members (experts) of the profession, (b) eliminates poor quality articles that may undermine the primary principles of research: justice, respect, and beneficence, and (c) allows the author(s) to clarify and improve their presentation so that the paper meets the standards of the scientific community.

  • Authors are strongly encouraged to follow these guidelines, which are used for publication in Family Relations: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA, 7th Edition).


    • Works approved for publication must follow APA 7th edition.

      • Here is a resource: OWL Purdue APA Style.

      • Please write integrated paragraphs with a thesis sentence and four to six sentences with supporting evidence.

    • Use concise language that grounds the study is needed to support the formatting requirements. With 1-inch margins and specific font sizes, the entire document should not exceed 35 double-spaced pages, including the title page, abstract, text, references, and up to four tables and figures. Authors may seek guidance on submitting appendices to offer relevant content for the duplication of methods, transparency, and trustworthiness.

    • Please use one of the following fonts and corresponding point sizes: Calibri 11, Arial 11, Lucida Sans Unicode 10, Times New Roman 12, or Georgia 11. (See Family Relations Style Guide | National Council on Family Relations) 

    • Follow APA 7th Edition formatting.

    • Add heading levels and transitional sentences or phrases to guide the reader.

    • A processing fee ($25 for NCFR members and $35 for nonmembers) will also be collected at the time of submission.

    • Anonymous Review: Family Relations uses double anonymous review. Therefore, submissions should ensure the integrity of the blind peer-review process. Authors should make efforts to prevent identities from being known. Identifying information should be removed from titles and title pages (separate identifying title pages will be submitted). When referring to work done by the author should be masked, especially when referring directly to previous findings or methods. Location and university affiliation should be masked, such as when referring to Institutional Review Board approvals.

    • Plagiarism: Plagiarism is using someone else's ideas, thoughts, words, or images and presenting them as your own without giving them credit. Self-plagiarism is a form of plagiarism in which a person uses their previously published work. With both forms, authors must:

      • Cite the original source using APA 7th edition requirements.

      • Use quotation marks when using an author's direct words and your own previously published words.

      • Specifically, provide in-text citations for the author's name, date, and page number.

    • Plagiarism, whether intentional or not, violates ethical standards. If you are unsure if you might plagiarize someone else's work or your own, please review the ethics code standards cited in the APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition. In these resources, authors will find information on plagiarism and self-plagiarism with examples and what to do to avoid plagiarism. Authors also may find using a plagiarism software program, such as iThenticate or Turnitin, helpful to check the written document.

    • Effective Use of Direct Quotations from Other Sources: Direct quotations of other authors and sources should be used minimally. By APA style, whenever possible, authors should paraphrase rather than directly quote the works of others to maintain continuity and concision in writing style (American Psychological Association, 2020, p. 270). Generally, authors of other works should only be quoted when paraphrasing would result in a substantial loss of the original author's meaning. When quotes are included, authors should adhere to APA 7 guidelines for quotation marks, citations, and inclusion of page numbers from the original source (

  • Family Relations is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

  • Author Appeal Process

Authors may appeal an editorial decision if they feel that the decision to reject was based on either a significant misunderstanding of a core aspect of the manuscript, a failure to understand how the manuscript advances the literature or concerns regarding the manuscript-handling process. Differences in opinion regarding the novelty or significance of the reported findings are not grounds for appeal. To raise an appeal, please contact the journal by email, quoting your manuscript ID number and explaining your rationale for the appeal. The editor’s decision following an appeal consideration is final.

To raise a complaint regarding editorial staff, policy, or process, please contact the journal in the first instance. If you believe further support outside the journal’s management is necessary, please refer to Wiley’s Best Practice Guidelines on Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics.

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Types of Manuscripts

  • Appropriate articles include empirically-based applied research; critical syntheses of relevant substantive areas; and reports of systematic program evaluations, analyses, and assessments of developed curricula for applied or academic programs.

  • FR also accepts manuscripts related to professional development in Family Science and manuscripts addressing philosophical underpinnings of the main activities in Family Science (e.g., educating Family Scientists, designing and delivering tools used in practice, and refinement and expansion of research methods).

  • Shorter communication manuscripts facilitate the diffusion of Family Science innovation and are vehicles for publishing a novel or emerging idea; ideas requiring further development (theoretically, methodologically, or both); and advances representing calculated scientific risks that have great potential to take the family discipline in fruitful, new directions.

  • Authors may write summaries or review manuscripts, summarizing major contributions by theme, over time, and across disciplines.

  • The specific types of manuscripts accepted:

    • Original Manuscripts present new Family Science discovery research, applied science, or translational science. Manuscripts can be no longer than 35 double-spaced manuscript pages, including a title page, abstract, text, up to 40 references, and tables and figures, should be no longer than approximately 35 double-spaced manuscript pages. These full-length manuscripts have empirical solid or theoretical footing and designs representing strong rigor and strategic research design.

    • Emerging Ideas Brief Report. These brief reports focus on new ideas related to advancing Family Science – either the science of discovery or the science of practice. The core characteristic of Emerging Ideas Brief Reports is their novelty to Family Science. Examples of Emerging Ideas Brief Reports include but are not limited to pilot studies of new strategies for measuring family-related constructs; exploratory studies of novel Family Science concepts; use of methods not typically employed in Family Science; and counter-intuitive findings from well-designed studies that challenge current thinking about families. Manuscripts can be up to 28 double-spaced manuscript pages, including a title page, abstract, text, 20 references, and a combined total of four figures or tables. 

    • Translating Discovery Science Brief Report. This format documents meaningful first steps in moving results from discovery science into the science of practice. Topics relevant to Translational Discovery Science Brief Reports include but are not limited to: advances in instrument development to address a need in applied practice; reports of program evaluations that improve the diffusion of Family Science innovation; and beta testing of promising new programs, materials, and methods (e.g., research designs, data uses, statistical techniques) that shed light on actionable strategies to support families. Manuscripts can be up to 28 double-spaced manuscript pages, including a title page, abstract, text, 20 references, and a combined total of four figures or tables.

      • See the following items for guidance:

        • Wong, S. L., Green, L. A., Bazemore, A. W., & Miller, B. F. (2017). How to write health policy brief. Families, Systems, & Health, 35(1), 21.

        • Ashcraft, L. E., Quinn, D. A., & Brownson, R. C. (2020). Strategies for effective  dissemination of research to United States policymakers: a systematic review. Implementation

    • For Original ManuscriptsEmerging Ideas, and Translating Discovery Science, the author(s) need to:

      • present a practice-based problem or achievement

      • clearly framed information as related to what was learned through the application

      • summarize how the applied experience contributes to the next steps or questions in Family Science

    • Lessons from the Field Brief Report. This format provides a tool for reporting either problems and barriers encountered or achievements and successes experienced in applying the discipline of Family Science. The primary goal is to share these experiences to advance Family Science. Lessons from the Field provides a format for sharing this wisdom for testing or generalization to other applications. Topics relevant to Lessons from the Field Brief Reports include but are not limited to: strategies and experiences in program development, implementation, or evaluation; applicability of applied approaches across family diversity; and examinations of policy as it impacts families. Manuscripts can be up to 28 double-spaced manuscript pages, including a title page, abstract, text, references, and a total of four figures or tables.

      • For the Lessons from the Field format, the author(s) need to:

        • present a practice-based problem or achievement

        • clearly frame information as related to what was learned through the application

        • summarize how the applied experience contributes to the next steps or questions in Family Science

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Author Guidelines



The primary goal of scholarship published in Family Relations (FR) is to foster innovations and communication between Discovery and Practice Scientists committed to strengthening families and ensuring the optimal development of family members. FR achieves its goal primarily by publishing inter- and transdisciplinary, evidence-based basic and translational science, including the scholarship of instruction.

  • Family Relations General Call for Papers

  • Please see the current overview: General Formatting Original Manuscript Preparation.

  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

    Authors submitting to Family Relations focus on all aspects of individuals, families, and communities. Articles submitted to Family Relations concentrate on all aspects of family formation, intrafamily relationships, and the interrelationship of families with systems and institutions in their immediate and broader contexts. Our science focuses on all families, including minoritized families of color and multiracial families, families in poverty, and sexual minority families. Authors must focus on "translating results from discovery science to practice or from practice to discovery (Grzywacz, 2022)," giving implications and recommendations for parents, professionals, and policymakers.

  • Audiences include Family Science researchers, program developers and evaluators, practitioners, family policy specialists, and educators in academic or community settings.

  • In general, authors are asked to cite recent works published in the last ten years based on literature from peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, books, government documents, research reports, and works from respected think tanks and organizations.

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  • Please note that Family Relations require a structured abstract of up to 200 words.

    • Abstract: An abstract of up to 200 words should contain the following headings:
      • Objective (1 sentence): Describe the objective of your study in one clear and concise sentence
      • Background (2-3 sentences): Briefly describe the key or central background context that situates the study's importance, outlining the study's motivation and justification.
      • Methods (2–3 sentences): Brief overview of the sample (size, population, type [e.g., convenience sample, random probability sample]), design, measures, procedures, and analytical approach. **For culturally aware purposes, please include the demographic profile of participants, gender identity, and other factors that will position and support readers to understand the persons included in the study by providing a glimpse of their social address.
      • Results (2–3 sentences): Briefly summarize the key results of the study.
      • Conclusion (1–2 sentences): State the conclusion of your study in one or two unambiguous and succinct sentences.
      • Implications or Recommendations (1–2 sentences): Succinctly summarize clear and compelling practical applications based on your findings, focusing on parents, program leaders, community members, professionals, policymakers, educators, advocates, and other groups.
        NOTE: Authors should ensure all main content in the abstract is cited and substantiated in the manuscript.
      • Here are additional requirements for abstracts:
        • Please place the abstract on a separate page using the format given here.
        • Please provide five to six relevant keywords that correspond directly with the major content in the manuscript.
        • List the keywords at the bottom of the abstract page.

Please follow the following Manuscript Details:


  • Please explain the rationale behind the current study, project, or document, summarizing the context of the existing literature, response to compelling needs, relevant needs, and factors shaping the overall development of diverse families and communities.

  • Give justifications, trend data, narratives, news, and social media posts needed to center the topic and engage Family Relations readers.

  • Authors are asked to summarize and cite previous research relevant to the current study, highlights a gap in knowledge, skills, beliefs, and impact of the topic on the human diaspora, and give implications and recommendations to address, remedy, or advance the knowledge surrounding the issue.

  • To draft interventions and prevention, see the levels of involvement by Doherty & Lamson (2015).

  • Authors are to provide positioned (a) problem statements, (b) research questions, (c) theories, (d) methodological designs or purpose, including review articles, and (e) outline the manuscript or document for readers inside and outside of Family Science.

  • Purpose, Goals, and Relevant Topics:

    • The purpose of the research, goals, study objectives, and relevant thematic topics are to be integrated into the introduction of the paper or as a transition into the literature or theory sections.

      • Authors are advised not to have readers weigh through pages of texts before the purpose, goals, objectives, and themes are presented.

      • A rule of thumb is to write this content in an integrated section.

      • Readers benefit from a phrase or sentence that reintroduces the purpose, goals, objectives, and relevant themes when integrating the study's theory, methods, discussion, and implications.

    • Authors are asked to give the purpose of the work with corresponding goals.

    • Authors must make clear the substantiated motivation for the study, including justifications rooted in theory, conceptualizations found or absent in the literature, replication of an investigation, innovations in methods and analyses, etc.

    • Authors are asked to report on topics of interest, addressing needs and concerns using a strength-based, balanced lens.

    • The relevance or significance of the work submitted by authors represents specific and other professional fields, topics in the more significant public domain, and addresses timeless issues regardless if they are in vogue in popular media.

    • An underlying goal is to extend the impact of the basic and translational science published in Family Relations.

    • The questions and hypotheses offered by the authors are to advance inter the multi- and transdisciplinary tradition of Family Science innovations.

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  • Theory and Theory Construction

    • The application of theories positions authors to ground basic and translational science research and projects.

    • Some authors may submit articles without a theory section; however, they will engage in modeling, conceptualizing a new phenomenon, and using the emerging theory from the findings and results.

    • In exploratory or qualitative analyses, scholars identify and use the emerging constructions and phenomena evident in the data.

    • The art of theory construction positions authors to:

      • create a conceptual model in combination with the literature review and the lived experiences and multiple ways of knowing offered by participants (Allen, 2000; Collins, 2019; Denzin & Giardina, 2008; Henderson et al., 2017 Mohatt et al., 2004),[1]

      • define, refine, and create key terms,

      • devise research questions and hypotheses,

      • apply the basic assumptions of the theory, and

      • operationalize a concise study, evaluation, best or clinical practice, and instructional scholarship.

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Literature Review

  • Please write integrative literature reviews, absent a list of studies.

    • Please include all significant themes and relevant content to ground, justify, and advance the current study.

    • The study's sample, methods, results, findings, and implications are to be included in the literature review. 

      • **The literature review should be sections with succinct integrated narratives with examples from the literature needed throughout the literature review to justify, ground, and substantiate work done, using peer-reviewed articles, books, book chapters, highly regarded research organizations, government documents, university research institutions, and centers, etc.

      • **Include examples from the literature that expands, mimics, or differs from the current study.

      • **The examples may outline the sample, sampling strategy, indicators or major categories and themes, and findings.

      • **Define terms, clearly delineate if other authors use different terms, and specify the meanings used in your study. Be consistent with the language and use person-centered language.

      • Please write integrated paragraphs with a thesis sentence and four to six sentences with supporting evidence.

      • Refrain from resembling an annotated bibliography.

      • Please write integrated paragraphs with a thesis sentence and four to six sentences with supporting evidence.

    • Work toward a balanced literature review with strengths, challenges, adaptive behaviors, and culturally relevant content.

      • Tell readers how your study mimics, differs, or advances other scholars' ideas.

      • Do not list the studies or provide an annotated bibliography.

      • Use literature to justify, ground, or create a context for the current study.

      • Identify for readers what country the sample is from as we move toward a more global catalog of articles. Provide relevant context about the sample to help readers understand what might influence your sample and results.

      • Please complete a thorough literature review to fully tell the story of your research, including information from previous research and theory that may resemble, refute, or advance your work.

        • If new information is added to the discussion section that has not been discussed earlier in the manuscript, make sure to note why it has not yet been reviewed.

      • Qualitative work may be triangulated with the literature to provide context, ground the findings, or allow for emerging theories and embedded phenomena (Gilgun, 2012).

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If applicable, include rigorous, transparent reporting of all relevant details, including:

  • Participants:

    • Describe the selection criteria, the approach used for justice, and a description of participants.

    • Sampling Strategies and Procedure: Give a concise, detailed overview of the sampling type, size, and procedures. If a representative, random, or stratified sample is used, describe the rationale, analyses, and power used to make determinations.

    • Research Materials and Procedures:

      • Include digital devices, social media, response cards, software, and more.

      • Describe the role(s) of the investigators, if they hold an insider/outsider perspective etc.

      • Describe the procedures used for data collection, storage, and analyses.

      • Include details, such as the following:

        • IRB Approval Number- Please indicate IRB Application Approval was met with details required in any manuscript or documents approved for publication

        • Stakeholders

        • Funders

        • School, Community, and Other Partners

    • Measures, Instruments, and Research Questions:

      • Describe the primary and secondary measures being used.

      • Provide the psychometrics reported by other authors and current ones to help establish the quality and construct validity of measurements.

      • Include any permissions granted when modifying or adapting an instrument owned or used by other scholars.

    • Research Designs:

      • Outline if it is a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-methods design.

      • Indicate if it is a review article or meta-analysis.

      • Describe the translational document, including Community-Based Participatory Approaches, intervention, prevention, clinical, or behavioral methods.

    • Data Processes and Analyses:

      • Describe the analyses or coding.

      • Analytical Tools: SPSS, STATA, SAS, MPlus, MAXQDA, NVivo, Dedoose, etc.

      • Instruments with Psychometrics

        • In qualitative studies, include sample questions from the interview protocol, etc.

        • Describe other materials or processes, including response cards, notetaking, digital devices, etc.

      • Describe the analyses, including issues of attrition, missing data, covariance, factor coefficients, and more.

    • External validity: Is the sample representative of the target population? To what degree can results be reasonably generalized to other populations, other settings, and/or other times. This may or may not be an issue for the specific research question but important to keep in mind.

    • Internal Validity: Are the linkages between predictor and outcome variables, between independent and dependent variables, convincing and unambiguous (i.e., were there opportunities to control/rule out the influence of unwanted extraneous variables).

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Results and Findings

Using APA guidelines, authors report the outcome of the data analyzed for the basic or translational science project, such as evaluation results.

  • Organize your findings by the hypotheses (quantitative research) or themes/categories (qualitative research).

  • Scholars report results and findings in a concise, clear-cut manner.

  • When published, the tables should be inserted near the corresponding text.

    • Authors may indicate the placement of that tables or figures using [Insert Table here].

  • Include tables, figures, text boxes, videos, and other tools to explain the results and findings, duplicating information presented in the text.

    • In the manuscript, use [Insert Table or Figure Here] to indicate where the table belongs, ensuring the text is a succinct summary of all tables and figures.

    • Place the tables after the references.

    • All results and findings must be narrated in the body of the paper and not included in figure captions.

    • Authors must include effect sizes, confidence intervals, and other pertinent details to replicate a study.

    • When writing the result section, do not interpret the data and move into discussing the findings, making concluding remarks, or giving details reported in the methods section. This should be saved for the discussion section.

    • When reporting qualitative findings, authors may use prior studies to triangulate and ground the data.

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  • Please use the processes outlined in the video: How to Write a Discussion Section | Checklist and Examples

  • Organize your discussion points by the hypotheses (quantitative research) or themes/categories (qualitative research).

  • Be sure to cite relevant research in interpreting your results to position them within extant literature.

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Implications or Recommendations for Parents, Professionals, Programs, and Policymakers

  • Given the aims and scope of Family Relations, all articles must have implications for practitioners, parents, policymakers, and other professionals. Be specific and make sure they are grounded in your findings.

  • Authors are asked to recap implications and recommendations found in the literature and include new emerging ones from their findings that address, remedy, or advance the knowledge surrounding the issue.

  • What are the key takeaways from your study?

    • **Use the literature review to set the stage for key takeaways from your study,  including research recommendations and implications, policy and program recommendations to address the identified concerns, proven clinical practice strategies, and the like.

  • Follow the guidelines in the current video: How to Write The Implications Section of Research Writing

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Limitations and Delimitations

  • Begin with the unique contributions/innovations of the study.

  • Were there strengths/challenges to the objectives, questions, and/or variables?

  • Were there strengths/challenges to the theoretical foundations/construction?

  • Were there strengths/challenges to decisions for participant inclusion and/or exclusion, the sample/population, and the sampling strategy?

  • Reflect on threats to the data's internal and external validity or trustworthiness

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References and Footnotes

When applicable, incorporate additional information in the main text of the paper, but avoid inserting irrelevant material. Footnotes should briefly present the reader with meaningful information that enhances your argument.

Tables and Diagrams

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  • Manuscripts must be submitted online.

  • For complete detailed instructions on uploading your manuscript, please visit the Family Relations online submission site and log on. If you need assistance, select "get help."

    • Once logged on, select "author center" and then select "submit a new manuscript." If you do not have a user ID, click the "create an account" icon and follow the online instructions.

    • Any major word processing software may be used, and both DOS-based and Macintosh operating systems are acceptable.

  • Authors with no internet connection should contact the editorial office.

  • The author checklists must be completed during the submission process. Copyright assignment is a condition of publication, and papers will not be passed to the Publisher unless copyright has been assigned.

  • A link to the appropriate copyright form can be found online during submission.

  • However, authors should not submit a copyright form until their manuscript has been accepted for publication.

  • If you need further assistance, please email the editorial office.

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Additional Tools


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Allen, K. R. (2000). A conscious and inclusive family studies. Journal of Marriage and Family, 62, 4-17. doi:

Collins, P. H. (2019). Intersectionality: As Critical Social Theory. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Denzin, N., & Giardina, M. (2008).  Ethical futures in qualitative research: Decolonizing the politics of knowledge. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Doherty, W. J. & Lamson, A. L. (2015). The levels of family involvement model: 20 years later. In M. J. Walcheski & J. S. Rienke (Eds.). Family Life Education: The practice of Family Science (pp. 39-47). Minneapolis, MN: National Council on Family Relations.

Gilgun, J. F., & Sands, R. G. (2012). The contribution of qualitative approaches to developmental intervention research. Qualitative Social Work11(4), 349-361.

Henderson, T. L., Shigeto, A., Ponzetti, J., Edwards, A. B., Stanley, J., & Story, C. (2017). A Cultural Variant Approach to Community-Based Participatory Research: New ideas for family professionals. Family Relations, 6, 629–643. doi:10.1111/fare.12269.

Mohatt, G., Hazel, K., Allen J., Stachelrodt, M., Hensel, C., & Fath, R. (2004). Unheard Alaska: Culturally anchored participatory action research on sobriety with Alaska Natives. American Journal of Psychology, 33, 263-273.

Nowell, L. S., Norris, J. M., White, D. E., & Moules, N. J. (2017). Thematic Analysis: Striving to Meet the Trustworthiness Criteria. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 16(1).

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Visit Family.Science to learn more and see how Family Scientists make a difference. NCFR is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose members support all families through research, teaching, practice, and advocacy.

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Editor: Wendy Middlemiss, Ph.D., CFLE
Print ISSN: 0197-6664
Online ISSN: 1741-3729
Issues per Volume: Five times a year
Visit the Manuscript Central webpage for Family Relations