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Youth mentoring and the parent-young person relationship: considerations for research and practice.
(The National Youth Agency, 2008)
Over recent years, youth mentoring has become increasingly popular as an intervention for young people deemed to be in need of support. There is a need, however, to pay attention to the potential impact of mentoring on ...
Barnardos Family Welfare Conference Project, South Tipperary: Evaluation Report
(The Child and Family Research Centre, NUI, Galway, 2009-01)
The Barnardos Family Welfare Conference (FWC) service in South Tipperary was established in 2006. The service aims to improve the welfare of children and young people in South Tipperary through use of the FWC model. It ...
'Computer Characters': Barnardos participatory IT project for children, Galway: evaluation report
(Child & Family Research & Policy Unit, WHB/NUI Galway, 2004)
Developing Children's Participation: Lessons from a Participatory IT Project
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, advances in the sociology of childhood and the consumer rights movement have placed the spotlight on children¿s rights in society, challenging those working with children to ...
Facilitating family decision making: A study of the Family Welfare Conference Service in the HSE Western Area
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, NUI, Galway, 2006)
Working for children and families: exploring good practice
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, WHB/ NUI Galway, 2004)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Ireland: youth mentoring programme Galway, Mayo & Roscommon: evaluation report
(Child & Family Research and Policy Unit, NUI, Galway, 2005)
A formative evaluation of the Community-Based Family Support Programme
(Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2008)
Exploring Good Practice in Child and Family Services: Reflections and Considerations
(Taylor and Francis, 2007)
The prospect of furthering good practice in child and family services is something that is in everybody¿s interest, service users, practitioners, policy makers, and academics alike. However, it is a task fraught with ...
Youth Mentoring as a Tool for Community and Civic Engagement: Reflections on Findings of an Irish Research Study
(Taylor and Francis, 2009-12-07)
Youth mentoring programs such as Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) are traditionally considered to be a vehicle for youth development rather than community development. In fact, the notion that the one-to-one engagement that ...