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Outcomes for permanence and stability for children in long-term care
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2017-04)
The aim of this study was to explore how young people who have been in care, and their carers, conceptualise permanence and stability. This study focuses on outcomes for permanence and stability for children in long-term ...
Newspaper content analysis: print media coverage of Ireland’s Child & Family Agency (Tusla) 2014-2017
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-12)
This report presents the findings of a content analysis carried out on a broad range of national and regional Irish newspapers in order to describe communication about Tusla and its Prevention, Partnership, and Family ...
Early implementation of Meitheal and the child and family support networks: Lessons from the field
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, 2016)
[No abstract available]
Early implementation of a family-centered practice model in child welfare: findings from an Irish study
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-06-16)
This article reports on the outcomes of a research study on the early implementation of a strengths-based family-centred model of practice in Ireland known as the Meitheal model. The paper aims to translate the key messages ...
Exploring the multi-dimensionality of permanence and stability: Emotions, experiences and temporality in young people s discourses about long-term foster care in Ireland
(SAGE Publications, 2019-08-28)
This paper focuses on qualitative findings on how young people in long-term foster care in Ireland interpret permanence and stability. We focus principally on subjective and relational permanence, emphasising the significance ...
Protective support and supportive protection for families “in the middle”: Learning from the Irish context
This paper critically examines the relationship between statutory family support and child protection using the case study of Ireland. It builds on the work of Devaney and McGregor (2017) to offer an additional contribution ...
Comparing areas of commonality and distinction between the national practice models of Meitheal and Signs of Safety
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
In this report, a characterisation is provided on the central elements/principles that are contained within the Meitheal and the Child and Family Support Networks and Signs of Safety practice models. Both represent two ...
Practice guidance for culturally sensitive practice in working with children and families who are asylum seekers: learning from an early years study in Ireland
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-01-09)
This article is based on a study of two early years services in the West of Ireland which was attended mostly by asylum seekers. Using a sample of the findings for illustration, we discuss how the study captured an example ...
A critical overview of the significance of power and power relations in practice with children in foster care: evidence from an Irish study
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-02-14)
This paper is based on findings from an Irish study of permanence and stability outcomes for children in long-term care which involved biographical narrative interviews with 27 children, young people, parents and foster ...
A national review of children first and keeping safe training in HSE children and families services
(Child and Family Agency, 2014)