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Irish Child Health Database - Peer Reviewed Papers

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At Risk Populations

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  • 1.   Are You Serious? Involving Young People in Children's Service Planning

    This article explores the "Making A Difference Today (MAD2DAY) Group", a group of young people who came together over the past 24 months in order to support the participation and involvement of young people in the Western Area Children's Services Plan

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 9 Page: 214-216 2003
    Stieneke Willis; Fiona Mullin; Geraldine Murphy; Emma McCaffrey; Michael Harrigan; Nicola Rodgers; Darren Boyle

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  • 2.   Asymmetric deterioration of spatial awareness with diminishing levels of alertness in normal children and children with ADHD

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between sustained attention and left spatial awareness in childhood

    Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol: 46 Page: 1230-1248 2005
    V. B. Dobler; S. Anker; J. Gilmore; I. H. Robertson; J. Atkinson; T. Manly

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  • 3.   Childhood 'risk characteristics' and the schizophrenia spectrum prodrome

    This article identifies similarities between behavioural indicators of children with future schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and prodromal symptoms in the 1st episode of schizophrenia

    Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, Vol: 18 Page: 72-74 2001
    Mark Morris; Robert MacPherson

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  • 4.   Children at risk domestic violence and their educational attainment: Perspectives of education welfare officiers, social workers and teachers

    This study describes the perceptions of Education Welfare Officers, child protection social workers and teachers in post-primary schools regarding the impact of domestic violence on schooling and educational attainment, and of service responses to this

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 13 Page: 185-201 2007
    Dorothy Byrne; Brian Taylor

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  • 5.   Children's Services Planning: The Process and Implications for Wider Partnership Working

    This article discusses legislative and policy framework, and examines Children's Services Planning, for vulnerable children.

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 9 Page: 181-198 2003
    Ann Godfrey

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  • 6.   Delivering Family Support Services in Rural Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine a cross-border partnership project between a Health Board in the South of Ireland and a voluntary agency in the North of Ireland to deliver an 'at home' family support service in rural County Donegal.

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 9 Page: 140-155 2003
    Roger Manktelow

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  • 7.   Low birth weight -- a predictor for psychiatric problems?

    This article discusses low birth weight as a predictor of psychiatric problems

    Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, Vol: 18 Page: 110-112 2001
    Andrew Harris

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  • 8.   Mental health status of homeless children and their families

    The aim of the study was to compare the mental health status of 31 homeless 2-15 yr olds and their families and compare the findings with those of P. Vostanis

    Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, Vol: 18 Page: 11-15 2001
    AnneMarie Waldron; Genevieve Tobin; Paul McQuaid

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  • 9.   Reflections on risk in child protection: Is it time for a shift in paradigms?

    This article argues that the objectivist paradigm of risk assessment and management in child protection has failed to provide valid and reliable measures of risk and has a one-sided focus on objectified risk factors

    Child & Family Social Work, Vol: 5 Page: 1-10 2000
    Stan Houston; Huw Griffiths

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  • 10.   Teenage kicks: Young women and their involvement in violence and disorderly behaviour

    This study draws upon research into young people's attitudes to and experiences of violence and disorder in Northern Ireland, but focuses specifically on the views of young women and explores their experiences and knowledge of violence and disorder

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 11 Page: 341-356 2005
    Neil Jarman

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  • 11.   The developmental implications for children of life in public care: Irish and international perspectives

    This article discusses the Irish care system for children in state care (residential and foster) and considers implications for children's development

    Irish Journal of Psychology, Vol: 21 Page: 138-153 2000
    Robbie Gilligan

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  • 12.   Transcending the fissure in risk theory: Critical realism and child welfare

    This article discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the objectivist and subjectivist approaches to risk and their respective contributions to social work practice with children and families.

    Child & Family Social Work, Vol: 6 Page: 219-228 2001
    Stan Houston

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  • 13.   Victims and Perpetrators, Racism and Young People in Northern Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine relationship between racist harassment and children and young people in Northern Ireland.

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 9 Page: 129-139 2003
    Neil Jarman

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  • 14.   Whatever You Say ... Say Nothing'. Youth for Youth, Reflections on a 2-Year Youth Participation Project

    The aim of this study was to examine learning realized through a partnership with children and young people, reflecting first on the difficulties in working directly with the issues of experience and identity within the context of ongoing conflict

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 9 Page: 217-227 2003
    Peter Bryson

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