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2017 Ohio Psychologist: Call for Manuscripts

Monday, November 28, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Karen Hardin
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The OPA Communication and Technology Committee is calling for manuscripts to review for the 2017 Ohio Psychologist, a peer-reviewed journal which is published once a year by the Ohio Psychological Association.

These articles can be:

  • Scientifically research-based
  • Related to the advocacy of the profession
  • Practice related
  • Current use of technology practices in therapy

Instructions for authors:

  1. Articles are to be no longer than 1,600 words (not including APA abstract, references or biography). Each article needs to relate to the 2017 OPA theme, “The Strength to Lead, Connect, and Heal” and follow the guidelines set within the American Psychological Association’s “Publication Manual.”
  2. Articles may be based upon clinical or practical experience and do not need to be research or academic based.
  3. Each article must contain a 100-150 APA Abstract.
  4. References must be in APA format.
  5. Please notify / email Dr. Ky Heinlen, the Ohio Psychologist editor, if you are planning to submit an article.
  6. Authors will email articles for review to the editor, Dr. Ky Heinlen, in electronic format no later than May 5, 2017. Art work, tables, charts or photos are desirable, but must be submitted in a high-resolution pdf or jpeg format. Their use is at the discretion of the managing editor on the basis of space and article significance.
  7. Authors will provide a brief biography of themselves, along with a high-resolution photograph.
  8. Articles considered for publication will be independently reviewed by at least two different anonymous reviewers. Written comments and recommendations from reviewers will be submitted to the Ohio Psychologist Editor, Dr. Ky Heinlen.
  9. Each leading author will be contacted by the editor as to the status of the article after the peer review is complete.
  10. Authors will receive three copies of the magazine, and more can be supplied upon request.
  11. Any questions regarding this process should be directed to Karen Hardin, Director of Education and Communication at 614.224.0034.