|2023||Aisling Gillen , John Canavan, Complexity Theory and Child Protection and Welfare: A Tool of Hindsight and/or a Tool to Assist Improved Decision Making in Child Protection and Welfare Work, The British Journal of Social Work, 2023;, bcad180, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcad180|
|Xavier Alarcón & Barbara Mirković (2023) “Those Bridges That Help You Get there”: How Natural Mentors Improve Social Support and Social Capital of Unaccompanied Immigrant Youths Leaving Residential Care, Residential Treatment for Children & Youth. DOI: 10.1080/0886571X.2023.2241816|
|Hall, T; Millar, M; O'Regan, C; (2023) 'Designing Futures Through Student Engagement: A Policy Futures Perspective'. Policy Futures In Education, (in press)|
|O'Regan, C; Walsh, N; Hall, T; Mannion, G; Millar, M (2023) 'Conceptualising Student Engagement as a Theoretical Framework for Innovative Higher Education Practices ¿ A Literature Review'. AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 15 (2):1-21.|
|Carmen Kealy & Carmel Devaney (2023) Culture and parenting: Polish migrant parents’ perspectives on how culture shapes their parenting in a culturally diverse Irish neighbourhood, Journal of Family Studies.|
|Silke, C., Brady, B., Devaney, C. et al. Youth Suicide and Self-Harm: Latent Class Profiles of Adversity and the Moderating Roles of Perceived Support and Sense of Safety. J Youth Adolescence (2023)|
|2022||O’Malley, S., Devaney, C., & Millar, M. (2022). Incarcerated mothers’ experience of adversity heard using participatory mixed-method research. Probation Journal, 0(0).|
|Connolly, C., Murray, C., Brady, B., MacRuairc, G. and Dolan P. (2022) 'New Actors and New Learning Spaces for New Times - A Framework for Schooling that extends beyond the School'. Learning Environments Research Journal.|
|Odera, E. L., Davis, J., Brennan, M., & Dolan, P. (2022). Understanding paths and options for youth citizenship and social justice. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 17(3), 224–234.|
|Brennan, M. A., Dolan, P., & Odera, E. (2022). Of regiments and radicals: The critical need for empowering youth as radical agents of change. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 17(3), 210–223.
|Brennan, M., Dolan, P., & Smith, A. (2022). Introduction: Placing youth at the forefront of active citizenship for social justice. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 17(3), 205–209.
|Carmel Devaney, Øivin Christiansen, Julia Holzer, Mandi MacDonald, Marisa Matias & Eszter Salamon (2022): Child, parent or family? Applying a systemic lens to the conceptualisations of Family Support in Europe, European Journal of Social Work.
|Devaney, C., Brady, B., Crosse, R., & Jackson, R. (2022). Realizing the potential of a strengths-based approach in family support with young people and their parents. Child & Family Social Work, 1– 10.
|Dolan, P. (2022) Social Support, Empathy, Social Capital and Civic Engagement: Intersecting theories for youth development. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice 2022, Vol. 17(3) 255–267 Sage UK.|
|Hanley, H. & Garrity, S. (2022) ECCE teachers’ attitudes in Ireland towards including children with special educational needs, Irish Educational Studies.
|Devaney, C., Mc Gregor. C. (2022) "Protective Support and Supportive Protection: Critical Reflections on Safe Practice and Safety in Supervision," Social Sciences, MDPI, vol. 11(7), pages 1-19, July.|
|Connie O’Regan, Bernadine Brady & Cornelia Connolly (2022) Building Back Better – Using an Ecological Lens to Argue for Strengthening Mesosystemic Connections for Young People in a Post Pandemic World, Child Care in Practice.
|Brady, B., Silke, C., Hughes, B., McGovern, J. (2022) Stand up / Seas Suas: Promoting peer awareness, empathy and helping among third level students. Pastoral Care in Education.|
|Tierney, E., Rodriguez, L., Kennan, D., Devaney, C., Brady, B., Canavan, J., Forkan, C., Cassidy, A., Malone, P. and McGregor, C., 2022. Children’s participation in practice: comparing the views of managers and practitioners in an early intervention and prevention programme. Journal of Children's Services.|
|2021||Woods, A., Mannion, A and Garrity, S. (2021) ‘Implementing Aistear – the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework Across Varied Settings: Experiences of Early Years Educators and Infant Primary School Teachers in the Irish Context’, Child Care in Practice. Published online: 17 Jun 2021.
|Malone, P. and Canavan J. (2021) ‘Strengthening Prevention, Early Intervention and Family Support: A Conceptual Framework for Studying System Change in Irish Child Protection and Welfare’, British Journal of Social Work (2021) 00, 1–21.
|Shaw A, Canavan J & Dolan P. (2021) ‘Strategic philanthropy’s investment in public systems: A framework for intervention.’ International Journal of Management Reviews. 1–15.|
|Frost, N and Dolan P., (2021) ‘Theory, research and practice in child welfare: The current state of the art in social work’, Child and Family Social Work on line:
|Malcom, J., Brennan, M.A., Webster, N and Dolan P. (2021) ‘Beyond Participation: A Case Study of Youth As Researchers and Community Development in North Philadelphia’. Community Development 51: 5.|
|Kennan, D., Brady, B., Forkan, C. and Tierney, E. (2021) ‘Developing, Implementing and Critiquing an Evaluation Framework to Assess the Extent to Which a Child’s Right to be Heard is Embedded at an Organisational Level’. Child Ind Res 14, 1931–1948.|
|Butler, D, Connolly, M, Coogan, D, Dahms, I, Fox, R, Kelly, T, Lauster, E, Magee, M and Perry, G (2021) The NVR Ireland Parent Handbook Dublin, Parentline.|
|Chaskin, R., McGregor, C., Brady, B (2021) 'Young People’s Perspectives on Civic and Political Engagement in Three European Cities'. Social Service Review. 95:2|
|Bradley, C, Millar, M (2021) Persistent stigma despite social change: Experiences of stigma among single women who were pregnant or mothers in the Republic of Ireland 1996–2010. Family Relationships, Societies 9(3): 1–17.|
|Gaffey, J. (2021) [Working paper] The Empathy Library: Conceptualising a Selection Rationale and Intervention Design. UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway.|
|Gaffey, J. (2021) [Working paper] The Association between Reading, Literature and Empathetic Behaviour: A Review of the Literature. UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway.|
|Barbara Mirković, Bernadine Brady & Charlotte Silke (2021) Associations Between non-parental Adult Support and Youths’ Individual and Contextual Characteristics, Child Care in Practice.
|Patricia O’Connor , Caroline McGregor & Carmel Devaney (2021): Family Support and the Media in Ireland: Newspaper Content Analysis 2014–2017, Child Care in Practice,
|2020||McGregor, C; Millar, M (2020) 'A systemic lifecycle approach to social policy practice in social work: Illustrations from Irish child welfare and parenting research and practice'. British Journal Of Social Work, 50 (8):2335-2353|
|Churchill, H; Baena, S; Crosse, R; Jimenez, L; Millar, M (2020) 'Developing family support services: A comparison of national reforms and challenges in England, Ireland and Spain'. Social Work And Social Sciences Review, 21 (2):58-83.|
|Gaffney, S ,Millar, M (2020) 'Rational skivers or desperate strivers? The problematisation of fraud in the Irish social protection system'. Critical Social Policy, 40 :69-88.|
|Malone, P, Millar, M (2020) 'The only equality is the pain: An exploration of the Irish policy sphere's approach to access and entitlement in health care'. Social Policy & Administration, 54 (1):163-177.|
|Herrera-Pastor, D., Frost, N., & Devaney, C. (2020). Understanding contemporary Family Support: Reflections on theoretical and conceptual frameworks. Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 21(2), 27-45.
|Egan, A., Hodkinson, S and Garrity, S. (2020) 'Let’s Pretend! Imaginative Play in Irish Early Years Services: Practitioner’s Perspectives and Approaches', An Leanbh Og- the Irish Journal of Early Childhood Studies, (13) pp. 87-104.|
|McGregor, C,Brady, B, Chaskin, RJ (2020) 'The potential for civic and political engagement practice in social work as a means of achieving greater rights and justice for marginalised youth'. European Journal Of Social Work.|
|Brady, B, Chaskin, R., McGregor, C. (2020) 'Promoting civic and political engagement among marginalized urban youth in three cities: Strategies and challenges'. Children And Youth Services Review:
|Tanja Kovačič & Pat Dolan (2020): Conceptualising Coping and Resilience in the Context of Socio-Political and Economic Change: Generational Perspectives From Slovenia, Child Care in Practice.
|McGregor, C, Canavan, J. and Nic Gabhainn, S. (2020) A critical consideration of the relationship between professional and public understandings of Family Support: Towards greater public awareness and discursive coherence in concept and delivery, Children and Youth Service.
|McGregor C and Devaney C (2020a) Protective Support and Supportive Protection for families "in the middle": Learning from the Irish Context. Child and Family Social Work, 25(2) 277-285
|McGregor C and Devaney C (2020b) A Framework to Inform Protective Support and Supportive Protection in Child Protection and Welfare Practice and Supervision
|Jackson, R., Brady, B., Forkan, C., Tierney, E., & Kennan, D. (2020) Influencing Policy and Practice for Young People in Foster Care: Learning from a Model of Collective Participation in Children and Youth Services Review, 113 (October 2019), 104901.
|2019||Thornton, B. Hayes, N. and Garrity, S. (2019) ‘”It can be daunting guiding through play”, Engaging with Aistear within the Montessori setting’, An Leanbh Og- the Irish Journal of Early Childhood Studies, (12) pp. 108-126.|
|Hanniffy, M; Millar, M; (2019) ‘Children’s perceptions of the skills needed to ‘fit in’ when starting school’, International Journal of Childhood Transitions, 11 (1) 3-14|
|Devaney, Carmel, Rodriguez, Leonor, & Cassidy, Anne. (2019). Help seeking and help providing in Ireland. Developing Practice: The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal, 54, 35-44.|
|Cheryl McCormack, Marie Gibbons & Caroline McGregor (2019) An Ecological Framework for Understanding and Improving Decision Making in Child Protection and Welfare Intake (Duty) Practices in the Republic of Ireland, Child Care in Practice, DOI: 10.1080/13575279.2019.1685464|
|Farragher, R. (2019) Family relationships: a means of fostering stability? Foster, (7), pp.48-57.|
|Moran, L., McGregor, C., & Devaney, C. (2019). Exploring the multi-dimensionality of permanence and stability: Emotions, experiences and temporality in young people’s discourses about long-term foster care in Ireland. Qualitative Social Work.
|McGregor C, Devaney C. Protective support and supportive protection for families “in the middle”: Learning from the Irish context. Child & Family Social Work. 2019;1–9. 3|
|Charlotte Silke, Bernadine Brady, Pat Dolan & Ciara Boylan (2019). Social values and civic behaviour among youth in Ireland: The influence of social contexts. Irish Journal of Sociology:
|Kelly, M; Millar, M; (2019) 'Just because I have a baby doesn't mean it's going to stop my life: A Phenomenological account of being an Adolescent Parent'. Families, Relationships and Societies|
|Millar; M, Crosse, R, Canavan, J, (2019) 'Understanding, negotiating and navigating the politicisation of evidence-based policy research:The case of Irish research on lone parent labour market activation policy'. Evidence And Policy: A Journal Of Research, Debate And Practice|
|Crosse, R; Millar, M (2019) 'Off the Hook: Mutual Absolution of Responsibility by Fathers and the State, the Experiences of Separated and Divorced Irish Mothers'. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 27 (3):369-388.|
|Malone, P; Millar, M (2019) '‘The only equality is the pain’: An exploration of the Irish policy sphere’s approach to ‘access’ and ‘entitlement’ in health care'. Social Policy & Administration|
|Finan, E., Brady, B. (2019) 'They Pulled Me Through the Darkest Times: Exploring the Social Benefits of a Women’s Group in Rural Ireland'. Irish Journal Of Applied Social Studies, 19 (1):3-15
|Brady, B., Kennan, D., Forkan, C., Tierney, E., Jackson, R., Holloway, R. (2019) 'The Participation of Children and Young People in Care: Insights from an Analysis of National Inspection Reports in the Republic of Ireland'. Child Care In Practice, 25 (1):22-36.|
|Silke, C., Brady, B., Dolan, P. (2019) 'Relational dynamics in formal youth mentoring programmes: A longitudinal investigation into the association between relationship satisfaction and youth outcomes'. Children And Youth Services Review|
|Caroline McGregor, Carmel Devaney & Lisa Moran (2019): A Critical Overview of the Significance of Power and Power Relations in Practice with Children in Foster Care: Evidence from an Irish Study, Child Care in Practice, DOI: 10.1080/13575279.2018.1555135.
|Caroline McGregor, Colletta Dalikeni, Carmel Devaney, Lisa Moran & Sheila Garrity (2019) 'Practice guidance for culturally sensitive practice in working with children and families who are asylum seekers: learning from an early years study in Ireland'. Child Care In Practice, :1-14.
|2018||C Devaney & C McGregor & L Moran (2018) 'Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Care in Ireland: Implications for Practice'. British Journal Of Social Work
|Nora Roarty, John Leinster, Professor Caroline McGregor, Dr Carmel Devaney and Dr Lisa Moran (2018) 'Outcomes for permanence and stability for children in long-term care in Ireland'. Foster, (5)|
|Bernadine Brady, Danielle Kennan, Cormac Forkan, Edel Tierney, Rebecca Jackson & Rowan Holloway (2018) The Participation of Children and Young People in Care: Insights from an Analysis of National Inspection Reports in the Republic of Ireland, Child Care in Practice.|
|Silke, C., Brady, B. Boylan, C., Dolan, P. (2018) Factors influencing the development of empathy and pro-social behaviour among adolescents: A systematic review. Children and Youth Services Review. Children and Youth Services Review, November 2018, Vol.94, pp.421-436|
|Róisín Farragher & Declan Coogan (2018): Constructivist Grounded Theory: Recognising and Raising the Voice of Young People with Experience of Care Systems, Child Care in Practice.
|Patrick Dolan, Mary Shannon & Berni Smyth (2018) Family supportin practice: voices from the field, European Journal of Social Work, 21:5, 737-749, DOI:10.1080/13691457.2017.1320533.
|Danielle Kennan, Bernadine Brady & Cormac Forkan (2018): Space, Voice, Audience and Influence: The Lundy Model of Participation (2007) in Child Welfare Practice, Practice.
|Horrigan-Kelly M., Millar M. and M. Dowling (2018) ‘The Search for Understanding: The Role of Paradigms’, Nurse Researcher, 25 (4) 8-12.|
|Millar, M. and R. Crosse (2018) 'Lone Parent Activation in Ireland: putting the cart before the horses?', Social Policy and Administration, 52 (1) 111-29|
|Roarty, N., Leinster, J., McGregor, C., Devaney, C. & Moran, L. (2018) Outcomes for permanence and stability for children in long-term care in Ireland. Foster, (5), pp. 52-62|
|Millar, M; Crosse, R; Canavan, J, (2018) ' Understanding, negotiating and navigating the politicisation of evidence-based policy research:The case of Irish research on lone parent labour market activation policy', Evidence and Policy.
|Farragher, R. (2018). Building resilience through families for children in care. Foster, (5), pp.90-100.|
|Kennan, D., Brady, B. & Forkan, C. (2018) 'Supporting Children’s Participation in Decision Making: A Systematic Literature Review Exploring the Effectiveness of Participatory Processes'. The British Journal of Social Work.|
|Moran, L., Brady, B., Forkan, C. & Coen, L. (2018) ‘Individual and connected’: an exploration of young people’s discourses about youth cafes in Ireland, Journal of Youth Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2018.1441981|
|Fives, A., (2018). Paternalism and Moral Conflict: A pluralist analysis of parental power. The Journal of Political Power, 11(2), DOI 10.1080/2158379X.2017.1411434|
|Debbie McDonagh, Nuala Connolly & Carmel Devaney (2018): “Bury Don’t Discuss”: The Help-Seeking Behaviour of Family Members Affected by Substance-use Disorders, Child Care in Practice.|