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ISSN: 1835-7806

The Journal of Student Wellbeing is a peer reviewed e-journal which publishes applied and theoretical papers on students' social, emotional, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. It focuses on the promotion of child and adolescent wellbeing in educational settings. The journal aims to cater for a wide audience with an interest in:

  • child and adolescent resilience
  • psycho-social development
  • bullying
  • child protection
  • child and adolescent mental health
  • peer relationships
  • conflict resolution
  • spirituality
  • equity and social justice
  • drug education strategies
  • pre-service and in-service professional education

This audience includes:

  • teachers and school leaders
  • social workers
  • educational and clinical psychologists
  • curriculum developers, consultants and advisors
  • those who train and educate the above groups, such as University lecturers
  • academics who undertake research on student wellbeing

Papers which appear in the journal undergo peer review by at least two anonymous referees.

Papers may take the form of reports of quantitative and qualitative research, evaluations of interventions, accounts of the development and application of practical programs, review articles, and shorter 'opinion pieces'. In addition to these types of papers, the journal will contain book reviews, information about conferences and other items of interest.