International Association of Facilitators

Group Facilitation: A Research and Applications Journal

Submission Guidelines

Original manuscripts should be submitted via electronic mail to:

Stephen Thorpe, Editor-in-Chief

The paper will be initiated into the review process when the following are received by the Editor in electronic form in either Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, or RTF format:

Page 1: Cover letter

  • Title of the paper, authors' names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mail
  • A statement indicating, in 50 words or less, why this paper is appropriate for publication in Group Facilitation.
  • Disclosure of any actual or potential conflicts of interest with the work or any partial benefits associated with it; and

A statement indicating that the paper

  • has not been previously published (or if an earlier version was published, where it was published and how this version differs);
  • is not concurrently under review elsewhere;
  • conforms to the submission guidelines of Group Facilitation: A Research and Applications Journal.

Page 2: Title, acknowledgments, author biographies

Page 3: Title, abstract, keywords

Page 4: Title, start of complete paper

References: Complete references in the format specified in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA Style Guide).

Appendices: Copies of any surveys, etc.

Final submissions must conform to the submission guidelines and include all items in the submission checklist.