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Open Access Practice & Research Journal - Winter 2019

Open Access Practice & Research Journal - Winter 2019

Editoral By: Majella Hickey 

Editoral Committee: Majella Hickey A/Editor, Frank Browne & Steven Peet


  • Putting Relationships First in Social Work by Gary Broderick, Dr Niamh Flanagan, Mary Henihan, Dr Hilda Loughran
  • Object Poverty: Presentation from IASW National Social Work Conference 2019 by Gary Broderick, Ray Hegarty, Jane McNicholas, Saol Project Participants
  • Incorporating the EU Victims Directive into the assessment of retrospective disclosures for child sexual abuse by Dr Joe Mooney
  • Stability for Who? An exploration of the experiences of parents who have children in foster care by Majella Hynan and Sean Lynch
  • A qualitative study of the professional interfaces between Child Welfare and Protection Social Workers (CWPSW) and Guardians ad Litem (GAL) in the Republic of Ireland by Lisa Garavin
  • Exploring the Role of Social Media and Technology in Intercountry Adoption Reunions: Considerations for Social Work Practice by Anne Marie Shier
  • Recovery and Co-Production: Understanding the Diverging Paradigms and Potential Implications for Social Workers by Calvin Swords
  • Supporting Child Relatives of Adults with Acquired Brain Injury: A Resource for Rehabilitation Teams by Phil Butler
  • Service User Involvement and Coproduction in Social Work Education and Practice Development: A Narrative Review by Patricia Burns
  • Talking Points: Developing the Care Alliance Ireland Discussion Paper Series for students, researchers and front-line workers by Zoe Hughes
  • Spaces, Places and Young People: The Importance of Youth Participation and Wider Community Issues in Social Work by Jayne Groarke
  • Social Work – Facilitating Connections, Integrating Care by Patrice Reilly
  • Promoting Family Focused Practices in Irish Mental Health Services by Mary G. Killion

Book Reviews

  • Irish Transatlantics 1980-2015: New Connections Across an Old Circuit reviewed by John Finn
  • The Meltdown Kids: Sensory Solutions to everyday situations reviewed by Eoin Barry
  • Child to Parent Violence and Abuse: Family Interventions with Non-Violent Resistance reviewed by Sean Lynch
  • Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure reviewed by Julie McBride
  • Counselling Skills for Social Workers reviewed by Rohana Reading
  • Post-Qualifying Mental Health Social Work Practice reviewed by Kerry Cuskelly

Obituaries: Margaret Beaumont and Noreen Kearney

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