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Author Guidelines

A. Submission Information for Peer Reviewed Articles:

This section of the journal includes Satir model theory, research and practice with individuals and systems. The mode of inquiry may include quantitative, qualitative and indigenous methodologies, with case studies and personal narrative. Clinical research on mental health may also include cross-cultural approaches, spirituality and ethical decision-making

Manuscript Specifications

  1. All manuscripts should be double-spaced, with consistent formatting styles and a maximum length of 25-30 pages. “Word.doc” or "Word.docx" compatibility is required. We also require keywords for indexing.
  2. A brief biography (maximum 100 words) of the author, including education, previous articles published and work in the field is requested.
  3. Papers should conform to all style specifications included in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition. APA style is without footnotes - citations are in text, followed by references and bibliography.
  4. If the manuscript is based on dissertation research, or a funded project, a note on the title page should provide all relevant facts.
  5. Photos, graphics and artwork must be cited whether in the ownership of the submitter or in the public domain, or must be accompanied by a release document from the copyrighted owner.
  6. While we respect the many titles of training programs and business names that present theory, process and applications of the Satir Model, for the purpose of consistency and clarity we will ask that the writer generally refer to Virginia Satir's work as the "Satir Model." However, we will also include the author's particular citation to any Satir-based training program or business.
  7. Translated material must credit the name of the translator.
  8. Manuscripts must use Century font, size 11 with 1.5 spacing between lines.
  9. The journal website is able to stream a maximum of 150Mb regardless of file type.
  10. Submit an electronic copy of your manuscript via e-mail to: satir@uvic.ca.

 

B. Submission Information for Insight Articles

The Insight section of the journal contains articles that are not peer-reviewed and are typically shorter than those in the main, peer-reviewed section. Such articles may include case studies, book reviews, photo essays, personal experiences, interviews and other creative forms. While these papers do not have to comply strictly with APA Publication Manual (6th edition) in all respects, they must conform to some of its basic rules as well as the basic manuscript specifications required for all articles (see section following Submission Information for Satir Around the Globe.

 

C. Submission Information for Satir Around the Globe Articles

This section of the journal contains brief reports (maximum of 10 pages) of current activities such as novel programs, research, special projects by Satir Institutes, Affiliates and Sister Organizations around the globe. While strict adherence to all aspects of the APA Publication Manual (6th edition) is not required, all manuscripts must adhere to the basic manuscript specifications noted below.

 

Manuscript Specifications for Insight Articles and Satir Around the Globe Articles

  1. Follow APA 6th Publication Manual for headings, quotes, citations in text and references.
  2. All manuscripts should be double-spaced, with consistent formatting styles and a maximum length of 25-30 pages. “Word.doc” or "Word.docx" compatibility is required. We will also accept keywords for Indexing
  3. Papers should conform to all style specifications included in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition. APA style is without footnotes - citations are in text, followed by references and bibliography.
  4. If the manuscript is based on dissertation research, or a funded project, a note on the title page should provide all relevant facts.
  5. Photos, graphics and artwork must be cited whether in the ownership of the submitter or in the public domain, or must be accompanied by a release document from the copyrighted owner.
  6. While we respect the many titles of training programs and business names that present theory, process and applications of the Satir Model, for the purpose of consistency and clarity we will ask that the writer generally refer to Virginia Satir's work as the "Satir Model." However, we will also include the author's particular citation to any Satir-based training program or business.
  7. Translated material must credit the name of the translator.
  8. Manuscripts must use Century font, size 11 with 1.5 spacing between lines.
  9. The journal website is able to stream a maximum of 150Mb regardless of file type.
  10. Submit an electronic copy of your manuscript via e-mail to: satir@uvic.ca.


COPYRIGHT AGREEMENT: We will send you a form indicating our intention to publish your article and your ownership of the material. We need to know if the article has been published elsewhere and appropriate releases must be submitted as well.


CONTACT:For an early response, you may send us a one-page summary of your topic and your present position as the writer. Generally, we will let you know in sixty days if your manuscript is suitable for our journal. Please contact us for any information that is not available on our website by e-mail to satir@uvic.ca.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document format.
  3. The text is Century font, size 11 with 1.5 spacing between lines; employs italics, rather than underlining; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors contributing to the Satir International Journal agree to release their articles under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 Unported license. This licence allows anyone to share their work (copy, distribute, transmit) and to adapt it for non-commercial purposes provided that appropriate attribution is given, and that in the event of reuse or distribution, the terms of this license are made clear.

Authors retain copyright of their work and grant the journal right of first publication.

Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

 

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