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Journal of Life Care Planning

The IARP Life Care Planning IALCP section is proud to publish the Journal of Life Care Planning (JLCP), the premiere peer-reviewed and professional journal dedicated to the specialty practice of life care planning.

One of the Journal's objectives is to publish material that will add to the knowledge base of life care planning practitioners. The Journal strives to publish information that is relevant and valuable to life care planners and is appropriate and accurate within standards in the field. Research and evidence-based articles are welcome and so are case studies or real practice examples. Material published in the JLCP is the latest information regarding life care planning and serves to provide academic foundation for this growing specialty advanced practice.

The editor and editorial board welcome submissions for peer review. Research and evidence-based articles are encouraged, as are case studies and real world practice examples. Manuscripts that are double-spaced and adhere to the APA (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition (2020), style of professional writing can be sent as an email attachment to Tanya Rutherford-Owen, Editor, Journal of Life Care Planning, Please consider contributing to this specialty practice by submitting a manuscript.

Any ideas or suggestions for article topics or authors are welcome. Please direct them to the editor, Tanya Owen.

Volume 18 Number 1

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Contents Include:

(1) Editor’s Message
Tanya Rutherford Owen 

(3) Pediatric Acquired Amputation: A Personal and Professional Viewpoint
Norma Stricklin

(9) A Parent’s Perspective of Navigating Medical, Legal, Educational and Rehabilitation Systems
Anonymous Contributor 

(11) Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones, but Words Will Absolutely Hurt Me: The “T” Word.
Ingrid M. Van Duyne

(19) A Wife’s Story of Caring for Her Husband
Jasjeet Kaur

(23) My New Normal: A Mother’s Story of Stroke
Anonymous Contributor

(29) Pediatric Stroke: One Mother’s Story
Kenda Shea Grover

(33) Living with Cancer: A Story of Education
Anonymous Contributor