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IASW celebrating 40 Years of Social Work Representation

The Irish Social Worker Journal - Winter 2011

Editorial by Monica Egan

Part 1 - Presentation & Speeches from the 40th Anniversary Celebration

President Mary McAleese, Gary Bailey (President of IFSW), Mary McDevitt (Former IASW Office Manager) & Caroline Skehill " How camn History be used as a resource for the future in Irish Social Work?"

Part 2

Dr Muireann No Raghallaigh "Social Work with seperated children seeking asylum"

Aoife Kelly & Maura O'Sullivan "Tug of Love: Challenges in sexual child abuse and acrimonous parental seperation"

Kevin Webster, Mary Kate Barry, Phil Devereux, Caroline Jordon, Deirdre Lawlor & Anita O'Rouke - "What impact does a good practice domestic violence guide have on Social Work have on Children Protection & Welfare"

Daire Gilmartin & Blathnaid McCabe " Assessing Child Sexual Abuse concerns among pre-shool aged children"

Carmel Halton, Fred Powerll & Margaret Scanlon "Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and Social Work in Ireland: A National Study."

Book Review by John Lennon "Social Work Under Pressure"

Book Review -by Barry Higgins "Working with Children & Teenagers using solution focused approaches"