CWLA publishes Children’s Voice magazine, Child Welfare journal, the National Blueprint for Excellence in Child Welfare, and hundreds of books. Under the imprint CWLA Press, we produce the most respected publications in the areas of adoption, foster care, residential treatment, cultural competence, pregnancy and parenting, independent living, and permanency. We also feature training curricula and make available the world-renowned foster parent training material, PRIDE. To buy CWLA books, pins, cards and other gifts, shop online. Proceeds help support children who are vulnerable.


CWLA Press Calls for Submission:
We currently are seeking chapter submissions to a compendium of policy and practice about child- and family-serving systems and how to prepare child and family-serving professionals to be future-ready.

We also are seeking essay submissions for an upcoming collection on child welfare responses to the challenges, changes, collaborations brought by the coronavirus. More information is here.


The latest publications from CWLA Press are Reflections on Kinship Care: Learning from the Past, Implications for the Future; Saying Goodbye to a Baby (Revised Edition), Volumes 1 & 2; and LGBTQ Youth Issues: A Practical Guide for Youth Workers Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning Youth (Third Edition).


Take a look at our bimonthly, peer-reviewed journal, devoted solely to the welfare of children and youth.

We currently are seeking submissions to a special issue of Child Welfare titled “Transforming Child Welfare through Anti-Racist Approaches.” Find out more here. 


Explore our award-winning magazine, Children’s Voice.

We currently are seeking submissions to a special, peer-reviewed issue of Children’s Voice on child welfare–college/university partnerships.

Our Children’s Monitor blog helps you stay up to date with federal policy and learn how these issues impact child welfare.

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Material published in Children’s Voice falls into two categories: Features and Departments. Features are relatively in-depth treatments of issues and events that affect children, youth, and families and those who work with them or on their behalf. The tone is feature-oriented — professional but informal.

CWLA publications, program, and policy staff, as well as experts and professionals in child welfare and related fields, write feature articles.  To submit an article, please send a query and an abstract to

Launched in 1921, Child Welfare is a scholarly, research-driven, peer-reviewed bimonthly journal that links the latest findings in child welfare and related research with best practice, policy, and program development. Submissions are accepted only via our online submissions form
CWLA publishes textbooks, curricula, studies, and children’s books related to child welfare issues, policies, programs, and practices. Send book proposals and all other editorial/publications questions to Rachel Adams, Editor, at

We offer many ways to reach child and family experts at their ultimate point of purchase. Consider advertising in our signature publications, Children’s Voice and Child Welfare, and/or sponsoring a special issue. We also make available our mailing lists to qualified vendors with a message for our leaders. Click the link for more information: Marketing Opportunities. Or contact

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