- Philosophy of The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision
- Who Can Submit?
- General Submission Rules
- Formatting Requirements
- Rights for Authors and WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu
Philosophy of The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision
For more information, please see The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision Aims and Scope page.
Our Email: JCPSNARACES@gmail.com
Who Can Submit?
Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer). Due to reviewer vacations in the summer, we accept manuscripts in July and August and will send the manuscripts out for review in September.
General Submission Rules
Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision. If you have concerns about the submission terms for The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, please contact the editors.
The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision requests the following formatting for initially submitted manuscripts:
- All manuscripts should be blinded with no author or institution information
- The manuscript must adhere to APA 6th edition
- The manuscript must be no more than 30 pages including references and include page numbers
- The manuscript must be written in 12-point Times New Roman font, be double spaced including references and extensive quotes, have page numbers, and have 1" margins on all sides
- All charts and tables should be imbedded directly in the text
- Include a title of no more than 12 words and an abstract of no more than 120 words
- First person is discouraged and used only as necessary.
- Research manuscripts should include information about IRB approval and adherence to appropriate research standards (i.e. ACA Ethical Codes, ACES Best Practices)
When a manuscript is accepted, it should be formatted for publication. Please see this link Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality Microsoft Word file that can be converted to a PDF file.
It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.
Rights for Authors and WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu
As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal--use exceptions described below.
Attribution and Usage Policies
Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu, requires credit to WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu as copyright holder (e.g., WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu © 2018).
The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:
- Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
- Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
- Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology online publication series); and
- Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.
People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the editors.
General Terms and Conditions of Use
Users of the WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu website and/or software agree not to misuse the WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu service or software in any way.
The failure of WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between WestCollections: digitalcommons@wcsu and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.