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Building a publication profile?     

Keen to disseminate your research findings?

Submit your article to Child Care in Practice


Child Care in Practice is a multi-disciplinary journal and contributions are invited from authors on all child care related topics.


We would like to issue an invite to practitioners, policy makers, researchers and academics to submit an article for consideration for publication in the journal. We aim to further the appeal of the Journal to international markets and actively welcome articles which examine global approaches to child care issues.


The list of topics below is by no means exhaustive but gives an idea of the type and range of material published in the journal.


  • Adolescence

  • Adoption and Fostering

  • Alcohol abuse and its impact on family life

  • Assessing Children at Risk and in Need

  • Behavioural Management

  • Case Studies

  • Child Abuse Investigations

  • Child Care Law and Research

  • Child Development (cognitive, emotional)

  • Child Health

  • Child/Juvenile Prostitution

  • Child Maltreatment

  • Child Protection

  • Children in Care

  • Children's Rights

  • Conflict

  • Counselling

  • Domestic Violence

  • Family Group Conferencing

  • Family Support/Therapy

  • Inter-agency working 

  • Juvenile Justice

  • Learning Disability

  • Management of Services for Children

  • Mediation

  • Mental Health Issues

  • Parenting

  • Paediatric Medicine

  • Post Natal Depression

  • Psychotherapy Practice

  • Public Policy

  • Residential Care

  • Restorative Justice

  • Risk Taking Behaviour

  • Risk and Resiliency

  • Separation/divorce and the impact on children,

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Social Work Management

  • Social Work Research

  • Suicide

  • Therapeutic Care

  • Training and Education

  • Trauma Recovery

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