Journal of LGBT Issues in Counselling Call for Papers

Journal of LGBT Issues in Counselling

The Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling is the national, peer-refereed journal of the Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling, a division of the American Counseling Association. The journal publishes manuscripts that report cutting-edge empirical research, best practices, and emerging trends and issues focused on counseling the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, ally, pansexual, or other sexual minority communities at all developmental stages of life.

Manuscripts should be of interest to clinical mental health and school counselors, counselor educators, and other helping professionals who work in a variety of settings including schools, mental health agencies, family service agencies, colleges and universities, addiction and offender treatment settings, and sexual health centers.  Acceptance rate for 2016-2017 was 24.5 percent.

The Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling is also the official journal of the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), a division of the American Counseling Association. The mission of ALGBTIC includes the recognition of both individual and social contexts presenting the confluence of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, age, spiritual or religious belief system, indigenous heritage in order to promote greater awareness and understanding of LGBTQ+ issues among members of the counseling profession and related helping occupations to improve standards and delivery of counseling services provided to LGBTQ+ clients and communities. ALGBTIC Members receive the journal as a benefit of membership.

The Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling is accepting manuscripts for consideration for publication. The journal publishes manuscripts that report cutting-edge research, best practices, and emerging trends and issues focused on counseling LGBTQ+ communities at all developmental stages of life.

Submission Instructions

Manuscripts represent one of the following categories:

  • Empirical research
  • Innovative practices
  • Theoretical articles

Manuscripts should be of interest to clinical mental health and school counselors, counselor educators, and other helping professionals working in diverse settings including schools, mental health agencies, family service agencies, universities, addiction and offender treatment settings, and sexual health centers.

For detailed submission guidelines or further questions, visit the journal’s webpage at Taylor and Francis Online or contact editor, Dr. Michael Chaney at chaney@oakland.edu.

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