Journal History

By. Nandy Agustin Syakarofath, M.A 

Update : 25 August 2021

The publication of the first issue in 2013 marked the milestone for Jurnal Ilmiah Psikologi Terapan (JIPT). JIPT was published under the responsibility of the Ni'matuzahroh, S.Psi., M.Si., and Zainul Anwar, S.Psi., M.Psi. as an editorial team under the supervision of Dra. Tri Dayakisni, M.Si., as the dean, are lecturers from the Faculty of Psychology, University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM). Initially, the idea to accommodate scientific research articles in JIPT was initiated by discovering many unpublished scientific articles by lecturers and students from the faculty of psychology UMM.

Previously, most of the manuscripts were written by Psychology lecturers to disseminate research and community service reports. Since then, it has developed to publish scientific articles by alumni, authors from other universities, and other professionals in psychology.

JIPT publishes two times a year in January and August. The current Editor-in-Chief of JIPT is Dr. Latipun, M.Kes.

By the decision of the Ministry of Higher Education, JIPT has been registered with ISSN 2540-8291 (online) and 2301-8267 (print). Additionally, it has also been accredited with Sinta 3 since 2017.

JIPT is currently indexed by both national and international indexing institutions such as Google Scholar (International), Science and Technology Index (SINTA - National), Portal Garuda (National), Indonesia One Search (National), and other citation databases of peer-reviewed scientific literature.

The recent change was made to the JIPT's template since August, Volume 9 Number 2. The template's front page included a more sophisticated design, subheadings for the abstract, and an adjustment to the heading using Overleaf, Online LaTeX Editor. The font was also altered to a more clear and readable type of font. The new editorial boards were introduced in the middle year of 2019. Furthermore, several new reviewers are appointed for Volume 9 Number 1 and onward.