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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format (doc).
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in the 'About the Journal' section.

Author Guidelines

First-time users
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Please click the "LOG IN" button on the left and login to the system as "Author." You may then submit your manuscript and track its progress through the system. To change your username and/or password: Once you are registered, you may change your contact information, username and/or password at any time.

Manuscript Submission 
Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – at the institute where the work has been carried out. The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation. 

Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.

Online Submission 
Please follow the hyperlink “Submit online” on the right and upload all of your manuscript files following the instructions given on the screen. Manuscripts can be written in Indonesian or English by using good and correct grammar rules. Writing manuscripts in English is generally in the form of past tense. The length of the scientific manuscripts should be approximately 5000 words or 17-20 pages, including the accompanying figures, graphs, and tables (conditional).

It is suggested to the author who will submit the manuscript in JIPT to use the following reference tools: MendeleyGrammarly, dan EndNote.

In general, terms should not be abbreviated unless they are used repeatedly and the abbreviation is helpful to the reader. Initially, use the word in full, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses. Thereafter use the abbreviation only.

English Language Editing Service
Authors who are English speaking should consider using a professional editing service. A clear and concise language will help editors and reviewers concentrate on the scientific content of your paper and thus smooth the peer review process. Authors are highly recommended to use native speaker language and style editors who are experienced in their own specific fields. Manuscripts can be written in Indonesian or English by using good and correct grammar rules.

Style guidelines

  • Authors are asked to use the Times New Roman text font, size 12, normal spacing and justified.
  • The work should be a simple one-column text (please, do not follow the final formatting of the Jurnal Ilmiah Psikologi Terapan (JIPT) as a template). The Technical Editor will arrange the manuscript after its acceptation.
  • If the author wants a journal writing template, the editor provides it in the form of Latex, PDF_template & RAR_project template (it is recommended that the author use/access Overleaf)
  • Chapters should not contain numbers, chapter titles are in bold, size 13; sub-section titles use a bold font, size 12. Using another level of sub-sections requires bold letters, italics, size 12.
  • Authors should also use italics for emphasis; however no page numbers, page headers or footers are allowed.

Preparing The Submission

  1. Title page: The title page should include the name(s) of the author(s), A concise and informative title, Affiliation(s), The e-mail address(es)
  2. Abstract: Abstract must be written in English and in Bahasa Indonesia with 1.0 line spacing and a maximum of 150 words containing hypothesis, research subject, method, and result. Keywords: Please provide 3 to 5 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.
  3. Introduction
    The introduction must contain preliminary, problems and theoretical (shortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art) as the basis of the brand new research question, statements of the brand new scientific article, main research problems, and the hypothesis. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated. In the scientific article format, it does not allow to write down the references as in the research report. They should be represented in the literature review to show the brand new of the scientific article.
  4. Methods
    The method is implemented to solve problems, including analytic methods. The methods used in the problem solving of the research are explained in this part.
  5. Result
    This part consists of the research results and how they are discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data.  The research results and the discovery must be the answers or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part.
  6. Discussion
    This part consists of the research results and how they are discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data.  The research results and the discovery must be the answers or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part.
  7. Conclusion & Implication
    This section is concise, clear and solid based on the results of the study (a maximum of 1 page), made in paragraph (not numerical) form, containing the findings as syntheses between the results of the analysis and the results of the study, and further highlighting the novelty contributing to the applied of psychology.
  8. References
    References should be written alphabetically and chronologically and follow the American Psychological Association (APA 6th) Style Manual. It is recommended to use mendeley. The references is not bibliography, therefore, it must contain all sources referenced in the scripts and does not need to mention unused sources. It is contains all references in text originating from sources that are: (a) relevant and using primary reference, (b) at least 80% up to date (last 10 years), and (c) minimum 25 references.

Publication Process After Acceptance

  1. Accepted Articles: The accepted ‘in press’ manuscripts are published online on the date of journal publication (January or August). The manuscripts will appear in PDF format only and are given a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), which allows them to be cited and tracked. After the publication of the final version article (the article of record), the DOI remains valid and can still be used to cite and access the article.
  2. Author’s Final Proofreading: Once the paper is typeset, the author will receive an email with both DOC and PDF typeset page proof. The author should submit the final version of both documents for publication no less than two weeks after the email. Please note that the author is responsible for all statements made in their work, including changes made during the editorial process – authors should check proofs carefully.