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Journal of School Health | ASHA

Journal of School Health

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, dietitians, 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 receive a monthly subscription to ASHA’s peer-reviewed, indexed professional journal. The Journal of School Health (JOSH) is not available to non-members. (12 issues a year / monthly) In our effort to Go Green, ASHA members who join after July 1st 2019 will have access to the online version of JOSH and will not receive a print copy unless indicated otherwise.
  • 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

Submission of Manuscripts

All submissions are electronic. Authors should submit manuscripts to the Journal of School Health submissions website.

Reviewer Checklists

Click on the type of article below for the appropriate checklist.

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


Authors of articles published in Wiley journals are permitted to self-archive the submitted (preprint) version of the article at any time, and may self-archive the accepted (peer-reviewed) version after an embargo period. Read more about Wiley’s Self-Archiving Policy.

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.

Advertising Information

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American School Health Association
Phone: 202-854-1721