Call for papers – the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care

Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care 

The Editors of the Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care are calling for papers for a special themed issue of the journal to mark the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Institute of Residential Child Care Conference taking place 4-5 June in Glasgow. 

The call out is open to those with experience of any of the issues concerning the care and protection of children, as well as professionals and academics.  This includes reflective pieces, looking back over the past 20 years or more, in Scotland, or from anywhere else in the world. Topics include, but are not limited to, education, therapy, psychology and social pedagogy.

How to submit

If you have an idea for an article, please send a paragraph outlining your ideas for the article, a working title and your contact details to: by Friday 22 February.

Jointly authored articles are also welcome. Articles should be 2,000 – 3,000 words in length and we need to receive your first draft by Friday 12 April.

Read guidance for writing for the Journal