The Journal of School Health (JOSH) is committed to communicating information regarding the role of schools, school personnel, or the school environment in facilitating optimal growth and development of children and youth. The focus on children and youth PreK-12th grade encompasses a wide variety of areas including health education; physical education; health services; nutrition services; counseling, psychological, and social services; healthful school environment; health promotion for staff; family/community involvement, and others. Journal readership includes researchers, school administrators, health educators, nurses, physicians, dentists, psychologists, counselors, social workers, nutritionists, dieticians, and other healthcare professionals from around the world. These individuals work cooperatively with parents and the community to achieve the common goal of providing the programs, services, and environment necessary to promote healthy children and youth.
Accessing Issues of the Journal of School Health
- Members of ASHA receive a print and online subscription to the Journal of School Health with their membership. To access the online subscription, members can click here to login, then click “JOSH Online”.
- Non-members can access issues of the Journal of School Health via the Wiley InterScience, Inc., website or sign up today to become a member!
Guidelines for Authors
Preview the Journal of School Health Guidelines for Authors
Submission of Manuscripts
All submissions are electronic. Authors should submit manuscripts to the Journal of School Health submissions website.
Click on the type of article below for the appropriate checklist.
- General Articles
- Health Service Application Articles
- Research Articles
- School Health Policy Articles
Copyright Assignment Form
All authors must submit a Copyright Assignment Form with all articles submitted to the Journal of School Health. Download the JOSH Copyright Assignment Form
Author CECH Claim Form
Authors may claim CECH for publication of an original article in the Journal of School Health. All authorship activities must involve substantive contributions and not mere proofreading. CECH may not be claimed for reprints, duplications, or revisions of the same article in different publications. Download the form to claim CECH.
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