Centre for Social Work Innovation and Research


Reshaping policy thinking and social work practice governance, systems and methods

Beddoe, L., Karvinen-Niinikoski, S., Ruch, G., and Tsui, M-S. (2015). Towards an international consensus on a research agenda for social work supervision: report on the first survey of a Delphi study. British Journal of Social Work. Advance online publication.

Boddy, J., Statham, J., Warwick, I., Hollingworth, K., and Spencer, G. (2016). What kind of trouble? Meeting the health needs of ‘troubled families’ through intensive family support. Social Policy and Society, 15, 275-288.

Clarke, R., Chen, H. L., and Rusted, J. (2016). Wellbeing, work and life balance, working family carers of people with dementia: a review. Journal of Family Medicine. (Accepted for publication)

Clark-Wilson, J., & Holloway, M. (2015). Life care planning and long-term care for individuals with brain injury in the UK. NeuroRehabilitation, 36, 289-300.

Clark-Wilson, J., Giles, G. M., Seymour, S., Tasker, R., Baxter, D. M., & Holloway, M. (2016). Factors influencing community case management and care hours for clients with traumatic brain injury living in the UK. Brain Injury, 30, 872-882.

Henderson, M., Cheung, S-M., Sharland, E. & Scourfield, J. (2015). The outcomes of educational welfare contact in England. British Educational Research Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/berj.3212

Henderson, M., Cheung, S-M, Scourfield, J. & Sharland, E. (2015). The effect of social work use on the mental health outcomes of parents and the wellbeing of children in Britain. Children and Youth Services Review. First published online 7 September 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.09.007

Henderson, M., Scourfield, J., Cheung, S-M. & Sharland, E. (2015). Predictors of social service contact among teenagers in England. British Journal of Social Work. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcv081

Hickle, K. (2016). Resiliency and women exiting sex trade industry work. Journal of Social Work. (Accepted for publication)

Hickle, K., & Roe-Sepowitz, Dominique (2016). Curiosity and a pimp: exploring avenues of entry and sex trafficking victimization among participants in a prostitution diversion programme. Women and Criminal Justice.

Hickle, K., & Hallett, S. (2016). Mitigating harm: considering harm reduction principles in work with sexually exploited young people. Children and Society. (Accepted for publication)

Hickle, K., & Roe-Sepowitz, D. (2016). Group work with sex trafficking survivors. In: Grief, G and Knight, C (eds.), Group work with populations at-risk. Oxford University Press, New York.

Holloway, M., & Fyson, R. (2015). Acquired Brain Injury, Social Work and the Challenges of Personalisation. British Journal of Social Work. Advance online publication.

Join-Lambert, H., Euillet, S., Boddy, J., Statham, J., Danielsen, I., & Geurts, E. (2015). L’implication des parents dans l’éducation de leur enfant placé. Approches européennes. [The involvement of parents in the upbringing of their child placed in care: European approaches.] Revue française de pédagogie, 187, 71-80.

Karvinen-Niinikoski, S., Beddoe, L., Ruch, G., & Tsiu, M-S. (2016). Professional supervision and professional autonomy. In: The social care professions in Europe. Policy Press, Bristol: UK. (Accepted for publication)

Luckock, B., Barlow, J., & Brown, C., 2015. Developing innovative models of practice at the interface between the NHS and child and family social work where children living at home are at risk of abuse and neglect: a scoping review. Child & Family Social Work. (Advance online publication)

Meleyal, L.F. (2016) Nudging Social Workers towards Interpretive Vigilance: Approaches Supporting Management of Conduct in the Workplace. European Journal of Social Work (accepted for publication).

Roe-Sepowitz, D., Ryon, S., Hickle, K., Gallagher, J., & Hedberg, E. (2016). Invisible offenders: estimating online sex customers. Journal of Human Trafficking. (Accepted for publication)

Sanders-McDonagh, E., Neville, L., & Nolas, S-M. (2016). From pillar to post: understanding the victimisation of women and children who experience domestic violence in an age of austerity. Feminist Review, 112, 60-76.

Zhang, M-L., Henderson, M., Cheung, S-M., Scourfield, J., & Sharland, E. (2016). Predicting the recipients of social work support and its impact on emotional and behavioural problems in early childhood. Child and Family Social Work. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/cfs.12294

Responding to social inequality and injustice in times of crisis

Gazeley, L., Marrable, T., Brown, C. D., & Boddy, J. (2015). Contextualising inequalities in rates of school exclusion in English schools: Beneath the ‘tip of the ice-berg'. British Journal of Educational Studies, 63, 487-504.

Munn-Giddings, C., Stokken, Ro., & Maglajlic, R. A. (2015) Editorial: Social inclusion Intersectionalities , 4 (2). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1925-1270

Nolas, S-M., Maglajlic, R. A., Zlotowitz, S., & Varvantakis, C. (2016) The ‘refugee crisis’: social psychology, public engagement and social action. Social Psychology Review, 18, 18-23

Whiting, R., & Gurbai, S. (2015). Moving from the implicit to the explicit: ‘spiritual rights’ and the United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, 4.

Whiting, R. (2015) Gestures of mutuality: bridging social work values and skills through Erasmian humanism. Ethics and Social Welfare. (Advance online publication)

Re-imagining the psychosocial dynamics and digital mediation of the social work relationship

Lefevre, M. (2015). Becoming effective communicators with children: developing practitioner capability through social work education. British Journal of Social Work, 45, 204-224.

Lefevre, M. (2015). Integrating the teaching, learning and assessment of communication with children within the qualifying social work curriculum. Child & Family Social Work, 20, 211–222.

Turner, D. (2015). Not behaving as a grieving mother should: exploring the ethical pitfalls of identity construction within an insider study of sudden, unexpected child death. In: Tolich, Martin (ed.) Qualitative Ethics in Practice. Left Coast Press, New Zealand, pp. 71-83.

Turner, D. (2015). Psychosocial aspects of engagement with social media and digital technology - personal thoughts from the frontier. In: Middleton, Andrew (ed.) Smart learning: teaching and learning with smartphones and tablets in post compulsory education. Media-Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group and Sheffield Hallam University, pp. 73-77.

Turner, D., & Ruch, G. (2015). Thinking about thinking after Munro: the contribution of cognitive interviewing to child-care social work supervision and decision-making practices. British Journal of Social Work, 1, 1-17.

Turner, D. (2016). "Research you cannot talk about": a personal account of researching sudden, unexpected child death. Illness, Crisis and Loss, 24, 73-87.

Turner, D. (2016). Writing the tapestry. In: White, Julie (ed.) Permission: The International Interdisciplinary Impact of Laurel Richardson's Work. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 39-41. 

Extending social work research methodologies

Fook, J., Collington, V., Ross, F., Ruch, G., & West, L., (Eds.) (2015). Researching critical reflection: multidisciplinary perspectives. Routledge, Abingdon.

Julkunen, I., & Ruch, G. (2016). Conclusion. In: Ruch, Gillian and Julkunen, Ilse (eds.) Relationship-Based Research in Social Work: Understanding practice research. Jessica Kingsley, London.

Ruch, G. (2015). Relational practice in critical reflection: the role of communication and containment. In: Fook, Jan, Collington, Val, Ross, Fiona, Ruch, Gillian and West, Linden (eds.) Researching Critical Reflection: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Routledge, Abingdon.

Ruch, G. (2016). Introduction. In: Ruch, Gillian and Julkunen, Ilse (eds.) Relationship-Based Research in Social Work: Understanding practice research. Jessica Kingsley, London.

Ruch, G. (2016) Developing relevant and respectful research relationships. In: Ruch, Gillian and Julkunen, Ilse (eds.) Relationship-Based Research in Social Work: Understanding Practice Research. Jessica Kingsley, London.

Ruch, G., & Julkenen, I. (2016). Getting to the heart of relationships in social work research in practice. In: Ruch, Gillian and Julkenen, Ilse (eds.) Relationship-based Research in Social Work. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London.

Ruch, G., &Julkenen, I., (Eds.) (2016). Relationship-based research in social work: understanding practice research. Jessica Kingsley, London.

Sharland, E. ,& Teater, B. (2016). The teaching of research in qualifying social work education. In Taylor, I., Bogo, M., Lefevre, M., & Teater, B. (Eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work. Abingdon and New York: Routledge (pp. 144-156).

Taylor, I., Bogo, M., Lefevre, M., and Teater, B. (Eds.) (2016). Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education. London: Routledge.

Teater, B., Lefevre, M., and Mclaughlin, H. (2016). Research activity among UK social work academics, Journal of Social Work. doi: 10.1177/1468017316652002.

Teater, B., Lefevre, M. & McLaughlin, H. (2016). Developing the Social Work Academic Workforce: Profiles from the United Kingdom and the United States of America. In I. Taylor, M. Bogo, M. Lefevre & B. Teater (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education. London: Routledge, pp.355-369.

Thomson, R., & McLeod, J. (2015). New frontiers in qualitative longitudinal research: an agenda for research, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 18 (3).pp. 243-250.