The Journal of Child Mental Health is an open access quarterly journal. JCMH publishes articles that advance theory and practice and promotes methodologically sound research in child mental health. It publishes original articles, high quality, and peer-reviewed child mental health services research of relevance to academics, clinicians and commissioners internationally.
All published papers should be of direct relevance to mental health practitioners and clearly draw out clinical implications for the field. Papers from all disciplines addressing child mental health are welcome, including specific focus areas such as childhood disorders, emotional-behavioral disorders, policy and risk behavior, psychological development of children, schools, and educational systems, children and society, epidemiology, mental health prevention and promotion, community-based interventions, psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, psychological treatments for children and their associated systems. The Journal publishes review articles, original research (including brief reports and case series), and clinical papers.