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Social Work; Reflections & Research

The Irish Social Worker Journal - Spring 2012

Editorial by Monica Egan


Gloria Kirwan "Continuing Professional Development: Examining the Basics

Darren Broomfield "The Use of a 'Pulling Levers' focused deterrence strategy to deal with gang-based voilence"

Jackie Taylor "A Theoretical Analysis of Dispute Resolution Processes and the link with social work theory & practice"

Maria Hanratty "The Roots of our Grief: How our early attachment experiences affect our reactions to bereavement and loss in later life"

Aideen Clarke, Gloria Kirwan & Dr. Julie Byrne "Getting Started: Post Qualification perspectives of Newly Qualified Social Workers"

Book Reviews;

  • Mutual Support and Mental Health, A Route to Recouvery by Maddy Loat reviewed by Scott Hill
  • From Violence to Resilience: Positive Transformative Programmes to Gorw Young Leaders by Jo Broadwood and Nic Fine reviewed by Liz Mullally
  • Coming Through Depression: A Mindful Approach to Recovery by Tony Bates reviewed by Irene Murphy