Stan Houston
Assistant Professor, Social Studies

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Assessing Parenting Capacity in Child Protection in, editor(s)Howrath, J. and Platt, D. , The Child's World: Assessing Children in Need, London, Jessica Kingsley, 2017, pp78 - 89, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2017

Social Work, Culture, Politics and Society in, editor(s)Payne, M. , Handbook of Social Work Theory, London, Sage, 2017, pp15 , [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2017

Learning to Absent the Absent: Critical Realism and Socialo Work Education in, editor(s)Kjorstad, M. and Solem, M.B. , Critical Realism for Welfare Professionals, London, Routledge, 2017, pp67 - 84, [Houston, S. and Montgomery, L.] Book Chapter, 2017

Montgomery, L., Wilson, G., Houston, S., Davidson, G., Harper, C. and Faulkener, L., An Evaluation of Mental health Service Provision in Northern Ireland, Health and Care in the Community, 2017, p1 -12 Journal Article, 2017

Houston, S. and Montgomery, L., Reflecting Critically on Contemporary Social Pathologies: Social Work and the 'Good Life', Critical and Radical Social Work, 5, (2), 2017, p1 - 14 Journal Article, 2017

Houston, S., Montgomery, L. and McDonald, M., Assessing and Enhancing Parenting Capacity in Child Protection: A Practitioner Manual for Social Workers. (monograph ISBN NO. 978-0-9929772-2-1), 2nd, Belfast, HSC Board, 2017, 1 - 58pp Book, 2017

Houston, S. and Butler, M., More than Just a Number: Hearing the Views of Vulnerable Adults in the Criminal Justice System, Learning Disabilities: Research and Practice, 2017, p1-12 Journal Article, 2017

Houston, S., Beyond Individualism: Social Work and Social Identity, British Journal of Social Work, 46, (2), 2016, p532 - 548 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S., Delivering Social Work Eduaction on Case Management Reviews and INquiry Reports: An Exploratory Study of Students' Perspectives in Northern ireland, Child Care in Practice, 3, (3), 2016, p34 - 44 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S. and Gray, M., Fallin in Love Outwards: Eco-Social Work and the Sensuous Event, Journal of Social Work, 16, (4), 2016, p412 - 428 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S., Assessing Parenting Capacity in Child Protection: Towards a Knowledge-Based Framework, Child and Family Social Work, 21, (3), 2016, p347 - 357 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S., Empowering the Shamed 'Self': Recognition and Critical Social Work, Journal of Social Work, 16, (2), 2016, p347 - 357 Journal Article, 2016

McDonald, M., Hayes, H. and Houston, S., Understanding Informal Kinship Care: A Critical Narrative Review of Theory and Research, Families, Relationships and Society, 5, (3), 2016, p1 -15 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S. and McColgan, M., Delivering Social Work Eduaction on the Case Reviews and Inquiry Reports: An Exploratory Study, Journal of Social Work, 5, (1), 2016, p1-16 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S., Hayes, D. and MacDonald, M., Hearing the Voice of the Kinship Foster Carer in Northern Ireland: An Inquiry into Characteristics, Needs and Experience, Families, Relationships and Society, 4, (3), 2016, p1-16 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S. and Montgomery, L., Assessing and Enhancing Parenting Capacity in Child Protection: A Practitioner Manual for Social Workers (monograph), 1st, Belfast, HSC Board, 2016, 1 - 43pp Book, 2016

Harkin, C. and Houston, S., Reviewing the Literature on the Breakdown of Foster-Care Placements for Young People: Complexity and the Social Work Task, Child Care in Pratice, 4, (2), 2016, 1-15 Journal Article, 2016

Houston, S. and Butler, M., 'More than just a Number': Hearing the Views of Vulnerable Adults in the Criminal Justice System, Belfast, Department of Justice, Northern Ireland, May, 2015, p1 - 17 Report, 2015

Houston, S., Towards a Critical Ecology of Child Development: Aligning the Theories of Bronfenbrenner and Bourdieu, Families, Relationships and Society, 4, (3), 2015, p36 - 47 Journal Article, 2015

Houston, S., Reflecting on Psycho-Social Domains in Social Work: Towards a Model of Enabling Others (Monograph), 1st, Belfast, NISCC, 2015, 1 - 42pp Book, 2015

Houston, S., Reducing Child Protection Error in Social Work: Towards an Holistic-Rational Perspective, Journal of Social Work Practice, 29, (2), 2015, p379 - 394 Journal Article, 2015

Houston, S., Enabling Others in Social Work: Reflexivity and the Theory of Social Domains, Critical and Radical Social Work, 3, (2), 2015, p`245 - 260 Journal Article, 2015

Houston, S., 'When I Look I am Seen, So I Exist': Supplmenting Honneth's Recognition Model for Social Work., Social Work and Society, 13, (2), 2015, p2 - 17 Journal Article, 2015

Houston, S., Enabling Others in Social Work: A Review of the Reflexive Framework, Critical and Radical Social Work, 4, (3), 2015, 1-14 Journal Article, 2015

Aventin, A., Houston, S. and Macdonald, G., Utilising a Computer Game as a Therapeutic Intervention for Youth in Residential Care: Some Preliminary Findings on Use and Acceptability, Children and Youth Services Review, 47, (3), 2015, p362 - 369 Journal Article, 2015

Houston, S. Hayes, D., and MacDonald, M., Hearing the Voice of the KInship Carer in Northern Ireland: An Investigation into Needs and Experience, Belfast, Fostering Network, June, 2014, p1 - 45 Report, 2014

Human Development, Identity-Formation and Critical Social Work in, editor(s)Hollmuller, H. and Schmid, R. , European Conflicts: From Croatia to Belfast, Klagenfurt, Drava, 2014, pp67 - 76, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2014

'Getting Back to the Things Themselves': Strengthening Phenomenology in Social Work in, editor(s)Harrikari, T., Rauhala, P. and Virokannas, E. , Social Change and Social Work, London, Ashgate, 2014, pp72 - 86, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2014

Critical Realism in, editor(s)Coghlan, D. and Brydon-Miller, M. , The Sage Encyclopedia of Action Research, London, Sage, 2014, pp116 - 124, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2014

Houston, S., Meta-Theoretical Paradigms Underpinning Risk in Child Welfare: Towards a Position of Methodological Pragmatism, Children and Youth Services Review, 47, (1), 2014, p55 - 60 Journal Article, 2014

Social Work and the Sociological Imagination in, editor(s)Garrett, P.M. , Children and Families, Bristol, Policy Press, 2013, pp78 - 87, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2013

Jurgen Habermas in, editor(s)Gray, M. and Webb, S. , Social Work: Theories and Methods 2nd ed., London, Sage, 2013, pp24 - 34, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2013

Advocacy, Recognition and Inclusion: Towards a Politicised Social Work in, editor(s)Gray, M. and Webb, S. , The NewPolitics of Social Work, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp67 - 79, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2013

Houston, S., REviewing the Coming Crisis in Social Work: A Response to Longhofer and Floersch, Research on Social Work Practice, 22, (2), 2012, p520 - 522 Journal Article, 2012

Gray, M., Midgley. and Webb, S. (Houston, S. Associate Editor)., The Sage Handbook of Social Work. , 1st, London, Sage, 2012, 1 - 363pp Book, 2012

Houston, S., Engaging with the Crooked Timbre of Humanity: Value Pluralism and Social Work, British Journal of Social Work, 42, (2), 2012, p652 - 668 Journal Article, 2012

Child and Family Social Work: Towards a Sociological Understanding in, editor(s)Gray, M., Midgley, J. and Webb, S. , The Sage Handbook of Social Work, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp134 - 146, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2012

Houston, S. and Mullen-Jensen, C., Towards Depth and Width in Qualitative Social Work: Aligning Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis with the Theory of Social Domains, Qualtitaive Social Work, 4, (4), 2012, p22 - 32 Journal Article, 2012

Risk Assessment: A Quick Guide in, editor(s)Griffiths, K. , The Social Work Toolkit, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp45 - 53, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2012

Houston. S., Building Resilience in a Children's Home: Results from an Action Research Project, Child and Family Social Work, 3, (3), 2011, p20 - 28 Journal Article, 2011

Houston, S., Working with the 'System' and 'Lifeworld': Using Action Research to Enhance Resilience and Attachment in a Children's Home, Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care, 10, (3), 2011, p37 - 44 Journal Article, 2011

Houston, S., Working with the 'System' and 'Lifeworld': Using Action Research to Enhance Resilience and Attachment in a Children's Home, Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care, 10, (3), 2011, p37 - 44 Journal Article, 2011

Houston, S., Using Action Research to Enhance Resilience in a Children's Home: An Exploration of Needs, issues and Themes, Child Care in Practice, 2, (2), 2011, p115 - 127 Journal Article, 2011

Houston, S., Spratt, T. and Devaney, J., Mandated Prevention in Child Welfare Policy: Considerations from an Ethical Framework, Journal of Social Work, 11, (3), 2011, p287 - 305 Journal Article, 2011

Discourse Ethics in, editor(s)Gray, M., Midgley, J. and Webb, S. , Ethics abd Values Perspectives in Social Work, London, Sage, 2010, pp65 - 88, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2010

Houston, S., Prising OPen the Black Box: Critical Realism, Action Research and Social Work, Qualitative Social Work, 41, (3), 2010, p73 - 91 Journal Article, 2010

Houston, S., Further REflections on Habermas' Contribution to Discourse in Child Protection: An Exploration of Power in Social Life, British Journal of Social Work, 40, (4), 2010, p1736 - 1753 Journal Article, 2010

Houston, S., Communication, Recognition and Social Work: Aligning the Ethical Theories of Habermas and Honneth, British Journal of Social Work, 39, (7), 2009, p1274 - 1290 Journal Article, 2009

Houston, S., Beyond Homo Economicus: Recognition and Social Work, British Journal of Social Work, 41, (3), 2009, p841 - 857 Journal Article, 2009

Jurgen Habermas in, editor(s)Gray, M. and Webb, S. , Social Work: Theories and Methods, London, Sage, 2009, pp78 - 90, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2009

Houston, S., Transcending Ethno-Religious Identities: Social Work's Role in the Struggle for Recognition in Northern Ireland, Australian Social Work, 61, (1), 2008, p25 - 41 Journal Article, 2008

Houston, S. and Dolan, P., Conceptualising Family Support: Honneth's Theory of Recognition, Children and Society, 22, (6), 2008, p458 - 469 Journal Article, 2008

Hayes, D. and Houston, S., Lifeworld, System and Family Group Conferences: Habermas' Contribution to Discourse in Child Protection, British Journal of Social Work, 37, (6), 2007, p987 - 1006 Journal Article, 2007

Competence under Child Care Legislation, Policy and Research in, editor(s)O'Hagan, K. , Competence in Social Work Practice 2nd ed., London, Jessica KIngsley, 2007, pp108 - 120, [Duffy, J. and Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2007

Making Use of Positive Psychology in Residential Child Care in, editor(s)Iwaniec, D. , The Child's Journey through Care: Placement Stability, Care Planning, and Achieving Permanency, London, Wiley, 2006, pp83 - 96, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2006

Houston, S., Philosophy, Theory and Method in Social Work: Challenging Empiricism's Claim on Evidence-Based Practice, Journal of Social Work, 5, (3), 2005, p7 - 20 Journal Article, 2005

Houston, S., Skehill, C., Pinkerton, J. and Campbell, J., Prying Open the Space for Social Work in the New Millenium: Four Theoretical Perspectives on Transformative Practice, Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 12, (1), 2005, p35 - 52 Journal Article, 2005

Houston, S., Exploring Workforce Retention in Child and Fasmily Social Work: Critical Theory, Social Pedagogy and Action Research, Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 11, (3), 2004, p36 - 53 Journal Article, 2004

Houston, S., Garrett Contra Ferguson: A Meta-Theorteical Appraisal of the Rumble in the Jungle, British Journal of Social Work, 34, (2), 2004, p261 - 267 Journal Article, 2004

Houston, S., 'Establishing Virtue in Social Work: A Response to McBeath and Webb', British Journal of Social Work, 33, (1), 2003, p819 - 824 Journal Article, 2003

Houston, S., Aethod from the 'Lifeworld': Person Centred Planning for Children in Care, Children and Society, 17, (2), 2003, p57 - 70 Journal Article, 2003

Houston, S., Beyond the Iron Cage of Bureaucracy: Hyperrationality and Social Work, Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 9, (2), 2002, p5 - 22 Journal Article, 2002

Houston, S., Moarl Consciousness and Decision-making in Child and Family Social Work, Adoption and Fostering, 27, (3), 2002, p61 - 70 Journal Article, 2002

Houston, S., Re-Thinking a Systemic Approach to Child Welfare: A Critical Response to the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families, European Journal of Social Work, 5, (1), 2002, p301 - 312 Journal Article, 2002

Houston, S., Reflecting on Habitus, Field and Capital: Towards a Culturally Sensitive Social Work, Journal of Social Work, 2, (2), 2002, p149 - 167 Journal Article, 2002

Houston, S., Spratt, S. and Magill, T., DEveloping Creative Solutions to the Problems of Children and their Familiues: Communicative Reason and the Use of Forum Theatre, Child and Family Social Work, 6, (2), 2001, p285 - 293 Journal Article, 2001

Houston, S., McConvey, V., O'Rourke, M and Leonard, M. (eds.)., Social Work and Innovation: An Anthology of Advanced Level Practice, 1st, Belfast, CCETSW, 2001, 1 - 150pp Book, 2001

Approaches to Children at Risk: Theories, Processes and Models in, editor(s)Iwaniec, D. amd Szmagalski, J. , Emotional Maltreatment and Failure to Thrive: Identification, Assessment and Treatment - United Kingdom and Polish Experiences., Warsaw, University of Warsaw Press, 2001, pp67 - 79, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2001

Houston, S. and Campbell, J., Using Critical Social Theory to Develop a Conceptual Framework for Comparative Social Work, International Journal of Social Welfare, 10, (6), 2001, p66 - 73 Journal Article, 2001

Houston, S., Transcending the Fissure in Risk Theory: Critical Realism and Child Welfare, Child and Family Social Work, 6, (2), 2001, p219 - 228 Journal Article, 2001

Houston, S., Beyond Social Constructionism: Critical Realism and Social Work, British Journal of Social Work, 31, (3), 2001, p845 - 861 Journal Article, 2001

Houston, S., Spratt, T., McCullought. and Hasson, F., Integrated Family Centres: Directions for Future Developments, Journal of Applied Social Studies, 2, (3), 2001, p56 - 72 Journal Article, 2001

Appraoches to Children at Risk: Theories, Processes and Models in, editor(s)Iwaniec, D and Szmagalski, J. , Emotional Maltreatment and Failure to Thrive: Identification, Assessment and Treatment - United Kingdom and Polish Experiences., Warsaw, University of Warsaw Press, 2001, pp67 - 78, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2001

Reflecting on Values in Child and Family Social Work in, editor(s)Anderson, M. and Rea, E. , Reflecting on Practice: Looking Back to Look Forward, Belfast, CCETSW, 2000, pp32 - 38, [Houston, S] Book Chapter, 2000

Houston, S. and Griffiths, H., Reflections on Risk: Is it Time for a Shift in Paradigms?, Child and Family Social Work, 5, (1), 2000, p1 - 10 Journal Article, 2000

Spratt, T., Houston, S. and Magill, T., Imaging the Future: Theatre and Change within the Child Protection System, Child and Family Social Work, 3, (1), 2000, p117 - 127 Journal Article, 2000

Houston, S., McGlade, A. and Fawcett,M., Group Care in Northern Irelnd: A Survey of Resident Characteristics and their Implications for Parctice Knowledge, Practice, 12, (3), 2000, p5 - 26 Journal Article, 2000

Houston, S., The Task Dilemma in Human Service Organizations Re-configured, European Journal of Social Work, 3, (1), 2000, p53 - 56 Journal Article, 2000

Pathways to Change: Applying Solution-Focused Brief Therapy to Foater Care in, editor(s)Kelly, G. and Gilligan, R. , Issues in Foster Care: Policy, Practice and Research, London, Jessica Kingsley, 1999, pp56 - 78, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 1999

Spratt, T. and Houston, S., Developing Critical Social Work in Theory and Practice: Child Protection and Communicative Reason, Child and Family Social Work, 4, (4), 1999, p323 - 334 Journal Article, 1999

Houston, S. and Bamford, D., Developing Children's Services Training Plans: A Perspective from Northern Ireeland, Child Care in Practice, 18, (3), 1999, p323 - 334 Journal Article, 1999

Houston, S., Working with Troubled and Troubledsome Adolescents: An Interactionist Perspective, Child Care in Parctice, 3, (3), 1997, p61 - 72 Journal Article, 1997

Houston, S., A Clarion Call to Planners, Managers and Practitioners: Don't Forget about the UN Convention, Child Care in Practice, 3, (1), 1996, p38 - 41 Journal Article, 1996

Competence Under the Children Act in, editor(s)O'Hagan, K. , Competence in Social Work, London, Jessica Kingsley, 1996, pp35 - 46, [Houston, S. ] Book Chapter, 1996

Houston, S. and Bamford, D., A Model for Understanding Worker Premises in Child Protection, Child Care in Practice, 39, (2), 1996, p58 - 65 Journal Article, 1996

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Houston, S., Working Ethically in Child Protection, Book Review, 2016, p71 - 72 Review Article, 2016

Wilson, G., Montgomery, L., Houston, S. and Davidson, G., Regress, React, Resolve: An Evaluation of Mental Health Service Provision - A Summary (Monograph), 1st, Belfast, Action Mental Health, 2015, 1 - 62pp Book, 2015

McDonald, M., Hayes, D. and Houston, S., Informal Kinship Care: A Review of the Literature, Belfast, BAAF, 2014, p1 - 42 Report, 2014

Houston, Realising Family Support in Practice: A Literature Review of 'What Works' , Galway, NUI Galway, March, 2008, p1 - 45 Report, 2008

Houston, S., Foreword to Journal Content, Review of Chid Care in Practice, by Several , Child Care in Practice, 3, (3), 2007, p1 - 4 Review, 2007

Introduction: Social Work Beyond Bureau-Professionalism in, editor(s)Houston, S., McConvey., O'Rourke, M. and Leonard, M. , Social Work and Innovation: An Anthology of Advanced Level Practice., Belfast, CCETSW, 2001, pp1 - 5, [Houston, S.] Book Chapter, 2001

Titterton, M., Donaldson, T., Kavanagh, A., Houston, S. and Stirling, C., 'Theirs by Right: An INtroduction to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child', Belfast, Child-Care Northern Ireland, 1996, 1 - 23 Protocol or guideline, 1996

Houston, S., Setting Quality Standards for Social Work Practice in Residential Child Care, Belfast, Eastern Health and Social Services Board, May, 1995, p1 - 36 Report, 1995

Houston, S., Critical Realism and Social Work, Critical Realist Thinking in Social Work, University of Southern California, May 2011 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., New Developments in Post-Qualifying Social Work , Post-Qualifying Social Work Conference, Belfast, June 2008 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Developing Honneth's Theory of Recognition for Social Work, Perspectives on Honneth in Social Work, University of Central Lancashire, November 2012 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Action Research as a Tool for Developing Resilience, NSPCC Symposium on the Child, Belfast, November 2012 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., 'Hyperrationality and Child Protection Error', Social Work Challenges, Queens University Belfast, November 2008 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Developing Resilience in Young People, Researching Resilience in Youth, Zagreb, 2012 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Introduction to the Reflexive Framework, The New Post-Qualifying Framework and Strategy, Belfast, June 2015 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., 'How does childhood trauma impact on outcomes in adulthood?, Healing from Traumatic Relationships: Psychological and Societal Perspectives, Queens University Belfast, April 2010 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Critical Social Theory and Reflection in Social Work, Reflection in Social Work; New Prespectives, University of Ulster, March 2011 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Reflexive Practice in Social Work, Developing Social Work Parctice in Northern Ireland, Belfast, September 2014 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Holistic Rationality in Child Protection, Decisions, Assessment and Risk, University of Ulster, July 2012 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., 'Evaluating the Delivery and Impact of Social Work Teaching on the Child and Adult Abuse Inquiries: nA Northern Irish Perspective', Developments in Child Abuse and Neglect BASCPAN, Queens University Belfast, April 2012 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., 'Later Effects of Early Deprivation in Children', Societal Effects of Trauma, Queens University Belfast, April 2010 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Reflection as an Act of Leadership, New Developments in Social Care, Belfast, November 2014 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Reflexive Practice in Practice Learning in Social Work: A Model, Symposium on Reflexive Practice in Social Workk, Belfast, September 2014 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., 'Honneth's Theory of Recognition for Social Work, University of Sussex Symposium, Guest Lecture, University of Sussex, May 2013 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Risk Paradigms in Social Work, Reviewing International Social Work, Prato, Italy, 2012 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., 'Developing Social Work Leadership through Theories of Depth, Developing Leadership in Social Work, Belfast, February 2013 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., KInships Foster Carers in Northern Ireland: Needs and Issues, Launch of Kinship Care Research, by the Fostering Network, Lisburn, September 2015 Conference Paper,

Houston, S., Habermasian Insights on Social Work in Northern Ireland, IFSW Conference , Lodz, Poland, May 2000 Conference Paper,

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • Building Better Futures
  • Summary
    • This research aims to evaluate a model of parenting capacity assessment and intervention
  • Funding Agency
    • Early Intervention Transformation Board
  • Date From
    • November 2015
  • Date To
    • 2017
  • Title
    • Evaluation of Barnardos Family Centre
  • Summary
    • Evaluation of family centre
  • Funding Agency
    • Barnardos
  • Date From
    • 1997
  • Date To
    • 1997
  • Title
    • User Involvement in Social Work
  • Summary
    • Research evaluation of service user involvement in social work
  • Funding Agency
    • SCIE
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2007
  • Title
    • Developing Resilience in Residential Child Care
  • Summary
    • Action research project to develop resilience in a children's home
  • Funding Agency
    • Southern HSC Trust
  • Date From
    • May 2008
  • Date To
    • May 2009
  • Title
    • Investigating Social Work Assessments in Child Care Proceedings
  • Summary
    • Study investigating the quality of social work's evidence in the courts
  • Funding Agency
    • DHSS
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • Evalauating Teaching and Learning on Care Reviews
  • Summary
    • Study examining the quality of social work education in relation to teaching on the case reviews to social work students
  • Funding Agency
    • Higher Education Academy
  • Date From
    • 2010
  • Date To
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Reviewing what works in family support
  • Summary
    • Literature review on 'what works' in family support
  • Funding Agency
    • Southern HSC Trust
  • Date From
    • May 2006
  • Date To
    • December 2006
  • Title
    • Developing Reflection in Social Work
  • Summary
    • action research project to develop resilience in social work
  • Funding Agency
    • NISCC
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Date To
    • 2015
  • Title
    • Reviewing the Needs of Kinships Foster Carers
  • Summary
    • Study on the needs of kinship foster carers
  • Funding Agency
    • HSC Board
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • Reviewing the Literatue on Informal Kinships Care
  • Summary
    • Reviewing international literature on the needs of informal kinship carers
  • Funding Agency
    • HSC Board
  • Date From
    • 2013
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • Ascertaining the Needs of Vulnerable Prisoners in the Criminal Justice System
  • Summary
    • Qualitative study examining the needs of vulnerable prisoners in the criminal justice system
  • Funding Agency
    • Department of Justice
  • Date From
    • 2015
  • Date To
    • 2015

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Professor Emeritus of Social Theory and Social Work, Queen's University Belfast 2012

Visiting Professor, Newcastle University April, 2007