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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 ...
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 ...
Outcomes for permanence and stability for children in care in Ireland: implications for practice
(Oxford University Press, 2018-09-24)
This paper reports on a qualitative study of outcomes for permanence and stability for children in long-term care in Ireland. The aim of this research was to inform social work practitioners on how to enhance stability and ...