Call for Papers: Risk, Assessment and Decision-making

10 July 2018

Call for Papers: Risk, Assessment and Decision-making

Child Care in Practice is publishing a Special Issue in April 2020 focusing on risk, assessment and decision-making. The primary aim of this issue is to further develop practice, policy and academic insight into the issue of risk, assessment and decision-making in any area of children’s services.

Authors considering contributing a paper should submit a 250-word abstract summarizing the title, authors, focus and main points of the article by 1st October 2018.

Papers must:

1. Relate to the theme of risk, or assessment or decision-making in any area of children’s services.
2. Demonstrate a high standard of theoretical exposition with a clear link to informing research, policy and practice developments in children’s services.

All papers of an appropriate standard for publication, will be published by the journal, either in the Special Issue, if selected by the editors for inclusion, or in a regular issue of the journal. Please note that papers must not at the same time, be submitted to any other journal.

Guest editors for this edition will be Brian Taylor, Professor of Social Work, Ulster University, and Paul McCafferty, Lecturer in Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast.

Full details can be found at https://niscc.info/call-for-papers

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