Research reports

 

The Care Pathways and Outcomes team developed three reports disseminating the findings of Phases 1 and 2 of the study. These are targeted to three different audiences: practitioners; foster, adoptive and birth parents; and children and young people. Phase 3 of the study is also being disseminated in a summary report:

 

McSherry, D., Fargas Malet, M. & Weatherall, K. (2015). The Care Pathways and Outcomes Study: The Children's Perspective: Summary Report. Belfast: Institute of Child Care Research, Queen's University Belfast. Download the pdf version.

 

front cover of the practitioners' report

From Care to Where? Practitioner's Report. Download the pdf version

From Care to Where? Practitioner's Report. View the html version here

 

Different local organisations and practitioners in this area have welcomed this report.

Submit your own from View their comments . A summary of the report is available here.

cover of the parents report

 

From Care to Where? Parent's Report.  Download a pdf version

From Care to Where? Parent's Report. View the html version

cover of the children and young people's report

From Care to Where? Children's Report. View the html version

From Care to Where? Children's Report. Download a pdf version

 

Other reports

McSherry, D., Iwaniec, D. & Larkin, E. (2004). Counting the Costs: The Children (NI) Order (1995), Social Work and the Courts . Research Report. Belfast: Institute of Child Care Research, Queen’s University. Executive Summary & Full Report are available to download here.

Kelly, G. & McSherry, D. (2003). Report on the Freeing Order Processes in Northern Ireland . Belfast: Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety. An Roinn Sláinte, Seirbhísí Sóisialta agus Sábháilteachta Poiblí.