We are pleased to announce the start of EBP Quarterly, a practitioner-oriented publication focused on the use of evidence-based policies, programs, and practices, along with the development of evidence-based organizations and evidence-based professionals. EBP Quarterly will be of interest and use by those working and studying in such fields as criminal and juvenile justice, behavioral health, and other human and social service agencies.
EBP Quarterly will be published online in March, June, September, and December, and will be provided to members of the Society for Evidence-Based Practitioners and Organizations (EBP Society; http://www.ebpsociety.org). It will include the following types of scholarship:
Original essays and research notes on evidence-based approaches and organizational development. Scholarship from both researchers and practitioners is encouraged.
Reviews of recently published research on any aspect of the evidence-based movement, including (but not limited to): a. risk and needs assessment, b. strategic planning and performance measurement, c. policy analysis and program evaluation, d. organizational leadership, e. organizational culture, f. internal and external collaboration, and g. capacity-building and sustainability.
Reviews of recently published books on any aspect of the evidence-based movement.
Reviews of recently enacted public policy and/or funding opportunities relevant to the evidence-based movement.
EBP Quarterly is a non-peer-reviewed publication. Submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by the Editor and/or Associate Editors to assess appropriateness for publication and conformity to manuscript guidelines. Manuscripts declined for publication will be returned to authors with a brief explanation.
EBP Quarterly will be published collaboratively by Joyfields Institute for Professional Development, the Society for Evidence-Based Practitioners and Organizations, and Justice Performance Consultants, LLC. These organizations are committed to the advancement of evidence-based strategies and methods, along with the development of evidence-based organizations and practitioners. David Myers, PhD, will serve as Editor, and Daniel Lee, PhD, and Dennis Giever, PhD, will serve as Associate Editors.
Manuscript Guidelines: Articles may vary in writing style, length, and tone, and should be a minimum of 500 words and maximum of 3,000 words. Manuscripts should be submitted to the Editor as a Microsoft Word document, double-spaced with 1-inch margins. Citations and references should conform to the current Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA style guidelines).
Manuscripts and inquiries should be sent to:
David Myers, Editor, EBP Quarterly