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Author Guidelines

We look forward to working with practitioners and applied researchers to share quality work, and foster a learning community that will contribute to ongoing advancements in the broad field of Community Psychology Practice. Please share with the practice community, your knowledge, insights and accomplishments, along with innovations that may help communities throughout the world.

Materials other than Manuscripts for Peer Review

  • Tools you wish to share
  • Book Reviews
  • Videos
  • Interviews (text, audio or video)
  • Invited submissions
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Anything else you would like to propose for publication

We are glad to consider anything you wish to propose. For ideas, please see previously published Issues. The management team of the Journal will consider your request, and respond quickly.

Manuscripts for Peer Review

Manuscript submissions to the GJCPP will be subject to a blind peer-review process. In some cases, an Action Editor will be assigned to work with the authors/submitters to improve the submission for publication. Every effort will be made to share manuscripts that are of the highest quality, and reflect the values of the authors and editors.

To submit materials to be considered for publication, please visit:

Make a new submission

If you have any problems or questions, you may also email the editor ( We anticipate that an initial review will take 2 months or less, and we plan to have accepted manuscripts published within a year after submission.

Author Guidelines

We follow APA guidelines ( for submissions. Please limit manuscript to 20 pages, double-spaced with 1-inch margins, plus references, tables and figures. Since we do not have a print version of the Journal, we are not bound by page lengths, but please keep your text readable, succinct and relevant.

Special Issues and Themed Issue

We are always open to special issues and themed issues. We publish one or two per year. These can be conference proceedings, or issues developed from symposia and conference presentations. They can also be Issues proposed by individuals or groups. We can provide a lot of support for Guest Editors. Please contact the Editor ( to discuss your ideas and next steps in the process.

Copyright and Disclaimers

By making a submission for our consideration, you agree to abide by the ethical and publication principles outlined by the American Psychological Association, as well as the professional publication standards of other professional associations to which you may belong. For video submissions, you agree that all consents, clearances and other authorizations have been obtained from all performers in the video, including parental consent if any performer is under the age of 16 years. You fully agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all loss liability cost and/or expense suffered by us arising out of any claims demands actions or proceedings commenced against us by reason of your breach of these guidelines.

Creative Commons. We ascribe to Creative Commons licensing for everything published within this Journal. See the footer of our web site for more details. By submitting to this Journal, you agree to the terms of this arrangement.

Publication Ethics. We follow the widely accepted guidelines of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for online publishing of professional journals ( If you have any questions, or would like to discuss issues of professional integrity in our publication, please contact the Editor (

Disclaimer. The Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice (GJCPP) is meant to be a resource of information and a place for the free exchange of ideas and is designed for educational purposes only.  The GJCPP is not intended to be medical or public health advice, and is not meant to be used for diagnosis or treatment of any specific medical condition or public health situation. The GJCPP expressly disclaims any liability for the use or implementation of any information or ideas found on or through this website. The information contained herein and links to other websites or information has not been reviewed for medical accuracy and all such resources are provided “as-is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. The appearance of any individual or organization as a contributor is not an endorsement of that individual or organization. All readers of the GJCPP are strongly urged to conduct their own investigation regarding any information or resource to insure reliability, accuracy, completeness, suitability to a particular circumstance, that any such information or resource is up-to-date, and/or that any such information or resource is free from errors or omissions.

Submission Preparation Checklist

All submissions must meet the following requirements.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Where available, DOIs for the references have been provided.


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