The Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences is the official publication of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).
Each issue of the Journal contains the following professional and exclusive features:
- scholarly peer-reviewed articles,
- practical information geared toward family and consumer sciences professionals, and
- news and information about AAFCS.
In response to member feedback, the Journal seeks to publish more columns and articles on trends and developments in the field, best practices, resources, and opinions. The Journal features knowledge gained from the research and academic arenas and focuses on how this knowledge can be applied by practitioners in the field.
The Journal is published four times a year: February, May, August, and November. It is indexed by the Family Index Database, Family and Society Studies World Wide, and the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC).