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'He told me to calm down and all that': a qualitative study of social support types in a youth mentoring programme
The worldwide growth in formal youth mentoring programmes over the past two decades is partly a response to the perception that young people facing adversity do not have access to supportive relationships with adults and ...
Accessing a hard to reach population: reflections on research with young carers in Ireland
(Wiley Online Library, 2012-08)
In keeping with developments in children's rights, research is increasingly including the views of children. Accessing a hard to reach population of children can, however, raise significant ethical and methodological ...
Enhancing family support in practice through postgraduate education
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-12-06)
Family Support as a named orientation is a relatively new concept in service provision for children and their families in the Republic of Ireland. Notwithstanding this, there are a number of practitioners across a range ...
Exploring levers and barriers to accessing primary care for marginalised groups and identifying their priorities for primary care provision: a participatory learning and action research study
(BioMed Central, 2016-12-03)
Background The involvement of patients and the public in healthcare has grown significantly in recent decades and is documented in health policy documents internationally. Many benefits of involving these groups in primary ...
A critical analysis of the implementation of service user involvement in primary care research and health service development using normalization process theory
Background There have been recent important advances in conceptualizing and operationalizing involvement in health research and health-care service development. However, problems persist in the field that impact on the ...
Do primary care professionals agree about progress with implementation of primary care teams: results from a cross sectional study
Background Primary care is the cornerstone of healthcare reform with policies across jurisdictions promoting interdisciplinary team working. The effective implementation of such health policies requires understanding ...
Youth mentoring and the parent-young person relationship: considerations for research and practice.
(The National Youth Agency, 2008)
Over recent years, youth mentoring has become increasingly popular as an intervention for young people deemed to be in need of support. There is a need, however, to pay attention to the potential impact of mentoring on ...
Developing Children's Participation: Lessons from a Participatory IT Project
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, advances in the sociology of childhood and the consumer rights movement have placed the spotlight on children¿s rights in society, challenging those working with children to ...
Human Flourishing: The Grounds of Moral Judgment
Exploring Good Practice in Child and Family Services: Reflections and Considerations
(Taylor and Francis, 2007)
The prospect of furthering good practice in child and family services is something that is in everybody¿s interest, service users, practitioners, policy makers, and academics alike. However, it is a task fraught with ...