Peer Reviewers needed for

Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse

31 May 2024

About the role

The Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse is currently recruiting for Peer Reviewers. This role is a great opportunity for academics and clinicians with a strong research background in substance use and pediatrics, and who also has the commitment, drive and ability to help develop the journal. You will join an existing group of peer reviewers who provide high quality, independent reviews within an agreed timeframe.

In recognition of these efforts, you will be listed in the journal's yearly 'Thank You' list of active reviewers contributing to the journal over the previous 12 months.

About the journal

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The Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse addresses the treatment of substance use in all ages of children. With the growing magnitude of the problem of substance use among children and youth, this is an essential forum for the dissemination of descriptive or investigative efforts with this population. This Journal serves as a vehicle for communication and dissemination of information to the many practitioners and researchers working with these young people.

With this singular mission in mind, the Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse provides subscribers with one source for obtaining current, useful information regarding state-of-the-art approaches to the strategies and issues in the assessment, prevention, and treatment of adolescent substance use.

The Journal is an interdisciplinary forum geared towards researchers and practitioners for the publication of information on clinical and investigative efforts concerning the assessment, prevention, and treatment of child and adolescent substance use. The primary focus is on the empirical study of child and adolescent substance use utilizing group comparisons, or single-case experimental strategies.

The Journal publishes clinical and research reports from a broad range of disciplines:

  • clinical and counseling psychology
  • psychiatry
  • family therapy
  • sociology
  • public health
  • rehabilitation
  • social work

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Application Instructions

To apply, please click the apply button below.

Please contact the journal Editors if you have questions about becoming a reviewer for the journal:

Jan Widerman - [email protected]

Cara Borelli - [email protected]


The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.