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Dr Helen Buckley

Helen has been working in the Department of Social Studies since 1995 and has been a Senior Research Fellow in the Children's Research Centre since 2002. She was a member of the working group that produced Children First: national guidelines for the protection & welfare of children and has been involved in the development of local and national guidelines for voluntary and statutory children's services. She is currently a member of the Special Residential Services Board, and is on the panel appointed by the Minister for Health & Children to inquire into clerical child sexual abuse in the Diocese of Ferns. She is the author of Child Protection: Innovations & Interventions, published in 2002 by the IPA, and Child Protection Work: Beyond the Rhetoric, published in 2003 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Further Details

Centre Publications

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Title

Author

2006 Listen to Me! Children's Experience of Domestic violence. (PDF 693 kb) Buckley, H., Whelan, S., Holt, S.
2005 Framework for the Assessment of Vulnerable Children & their Families. Assessment Tool and Practice Guidance.(PDF 4.46MB) Buckley, H., Horwath, J., Whelan, S.

Other Publications

Date

Title

Author

2010 'Like waking up in a Franz Kafka novel': Service users' experiences of the child protection system when domestic violence and acrimonious separations are involved, Children and Youth Services Review. Buckley, H., Whelan, S and Carr. N.,
2010 'Like walking on eggshells': service user views and expectations of the child protection system , Child & Family Social Work, 2010 H. Buckley, N. Carr and S. Whelan
2008 Service Users' Perceptions of the Irish Child Protection System. Dublin: Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Buckley, H., Whelan, S., Carr, N., Murphy, C.
2008 The Impact of Exposure to Domestic Violence on Children - A Review of the Literature Child Abuse and Neglect Holt, S., Buckley, H., Whelan, S.
2007 Listen to Me! Children's Experiences of Domestic Violence. Child Abuse Review Vol.16:296-310. Buckley, H., Holt, S., Whelan, S.
2006 The formation of information in child care: herding cats or counting sheep? Administraticn, Vol54, no.1 (2006), pp72-87. Buckley, H., Giller, H., Brierley, M.
2005 Reviewing Children First: Some Issues for Consideration' Irish Journal of Family Law, 3, pp2-8. Buckley, H.
2005 'Neglect: No Monopoly on Expertise' in J. Taylor and B. Daniel (Editors) Child Neglect Practice Issues for Health and Social Care London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Buckley, H.
2004 'Community based professional responses to child sexual abuse' Irish Journal of Family Law, 4, 2-7. Colligan, L., Buckley, H.
2004 Looking for Common Ground. Community Care July 22nd Horwath, J., Buckley, H., Whelan, S.
2002 Child protection and welfare Innovations and interventions. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration Buckley, H.
2002 Child protection work beyond the rhetoric. London: Jessica Kingsley Buckley, H.

Last updated 6 March 2012 by The Children′s Research Centre (Email).