Caroline McGregor
National University of Ireland, Galway
WelfareSociologyNursingSocial workPedagogy
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Abstract The aim of this article is to consider critically the relationship between professional and public understandings of Family Support. It is based on research comprising baseline and follow-up population surveys carried out with 1000 respondents in each phase to establish levels of public awareness of the Parenting, Prevention and Family Support services provided by the Child and Family Agency in the Republic of Ireland (McGregor & Nic Gabhainn, 2016; McGregor & Nic Gabhainn, 2018). In th...
#1Caroline McGregor (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 3
#2Carmel Devaney (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 5
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In this article, our intention is to provide an in-depth framework to inform the management of the inevitable complexity of day-to-day practice and supervision in child protection and welfare. It is based on what is now well evidenced about child protection and welfare literature in relation to risk, relationships, family support, supervision, and professional development. Using Ireland as a case example for illustration and application, we introduce an emerging framework based on a dualism of ‘...
#1Cheryl McCormackH-Index: 1
#2Marie GibbonsH-Index: 1
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ABSTRACTThis article explores the factors that influenced team leader decision-making processes about pathways for duty/intake referrals in one TUSLA region in the Republic of Ireland. It provides ...
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#1Brendan Dolan (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 2
#2James Cunningham (Northumbria University)H-Index: 15
Last. Caroline McGregor (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 3
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is a micro-level examination of the role and function of cooperative research centers (CRCs) in entrepreneurial universities from a principal investigator (PI) perspective. Design/methodology/approach: This study uses a qualitative research design and is based on 38 semi-structured interviews with PIs who are publicly funded at the Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CURAM) based in Ireland. CURAM has a multiple mission focus of supporting scientific excell...
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#1Sarah-Anne Buckley (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 2
#2Caroline McGregor (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 3
ABSTRACTThe topic of institutionalisation and child welfare in Ireland has garnered increasing national and international public and scholarly attention over the past twenty years. This is not an Irish phenomenon. Governments internationally have utilised commissions to investigate a range of historical abuses against children and young adults, many in an institutional setting (see Age of Inquiry, One of the most recent shocking historical r...
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#1Lisa Moran (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 4
#2Sheila Garrity (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 2
Last. Carmel Devaney (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 5
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ABSTRACTThis paper focuses on informal social support and coping amongst parents living in a Direct Provision (DP) reception centre in the rural west of Ireland. Since 2000, asylum seekers in Ireland are subject to DP where the state provides accommodation and food to asylum seeking families, and a small supplementary allowance. Despite calls for its abandonment and that it constitutes ‘citizenship based discrimination’, DP features prominently in Irish policy on asylum seeking. Drawing on quali...
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