Erna O'Connor
Asst Prof in Social Work/Fieldwork Co-Or, Sch Office - Social Work & Social Policy

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Psychosocial Aspects of Illness and Health: Challenges and Opportunities for Social Work in, editor(s)Christie, A., Featherstone, B., Quin, S., & Walsh, T. , Social Work in Ireland: Changes and Continuities, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, pp142 - 158, [O'Connor, E & Wilson, E.] Book Chapter, 2015

Wilson G.,O'Connor E., Walsh T.,Kirby M., , Reflections on practice learning in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland:Lessons from student experiences., Social Work Education, 28, (6), 2009, p631 - 645 Journal Article, 2009

Walsh T., Wilson G., O'Connor E., , Local, European and Global: An Exploration of Migration Patterns of Social Workers into Ireland, British Journal of Social Work, Advance Access, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

An overview of the development of health related social work in Ireland in, editor(s)Kearney, N. and Skehill, C. , A History of Social Work in Ireland, Dublin, Institute of Public Administration, 2005, [Horne, M., & O'Connor, E.] Book Chapter, 2005

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

O'Connor, E., O'Driscoll, S., & Winston, A., Bereavement - When Someone Close Dies, Dublin: Department of Health, 2007 Report, 2007

O'Connor, E., New Approaches in Practice Teaching and Learning, 2006, Trinity College Meetings /Conferences Organised, 2006

O'Connor, E., O'Driscoll, S., & Winston, A., Children and Bereavement, Palliative Care Today, Irish Supplement, 4, 1997 Journal Article, 1997

O'Connor, E., O'Driscoll, S., & Winston, A., When Someone Close Dies: A Handbook on Adult & Child Bereavement, Dublin, Department of Health, 1996 Book, 1996

Recognition

Representations

Member of the National Critical Incident Stress Management Forum

Beaumont Hospital representative on the steering committee

Member of organizing committee of a series of national conferences

Delegate at EU conferences on psychosocial care in major emergencies 1996 and 2001

Chairperson of the management committee of the Coolock and Darndale Home Care Service 1998-1999

Member of IASW - Medical Social Work Special Interest Group 1994-1995

Member of the Panel of Assessors (NQSWB) for the Advanced Diploma in fieldwork practice and supervision (social work) University College Cork. 2006

Memberships

Irish Association of Social Work. 2007 – To date.