Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing

Cover image for Vol. 30 Issue 2

Edited By: Kathleen R. Delaney

Online ISSN: 1744-6171


Guidelines for Submission to Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing

Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing has now adopted ScholarOne Manuscripts for online manuscript submission and peer review. The new system brings with it a whole host of benefits including:

  • Quick and easy submission
  • Administration centralized and reduced
  • Significant decrease in peer review times

From now on all submissions to the journal must be submitted online at  Full instructions and support are available on the site and a user ID and password can be obtained on the first visit. If you require assistance, please click the
Get Help Now link that appears at the top right of every ScholarOne Manuscripts page.

Call for Manuscript Reviewers: JCAPN seeks reviewers who specialize in mental health issues affecting children and adolescents. For more information, please email

Publishing advice from JCAPN Editor Elizabeth C. Poster on
Don't miss this article published on entitled Tips for Getting Published in a Nursing Journal. In this article Dr. Poster and Editorial Assistant Kristina Ibitayo, give their tips on getting a paper published.

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