Social Work Publications

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Allain L, Cocker C with Hinds O, Naluwaga E and Babondock A (2011) ‘What’s Important for Looked After Children? The Views of Young People Leaving Care’ in C Cocker and L Allain (eds) Advanced Social Work Practice with Children and Families  Exeter, Learning Matters

Bell, L, Lewis-Brooke, S, Herring, R, Lehane, L, O’Farrell-Pearce,S (2020) Mothers’ Voices: Hearing and Assessing the Contributions of ‘Birth Mothers’ to the Development of Social Work Interventions and Family Support’ The British Journal of Social Work, bcaa138,

Baiocco, R., Pezzella, A., Pistella, J., Kouta, C., Rousou, E., Rocamora Perez, P., López Liria, R., Dudau, V., Doru, A., Kuckert-Wöstheinrich, A., Ziegler, S., Nielsen, D., Twisttmann Bay, L., and Papadopoulos, I. (2021). LGBT+ Training Needs for Health and Social Care Professionals:   A Cross-Cultural Comparison Among Seven European Countries. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. DOI: 10.1007/s13178-020-00521-2.

Cunningham, S. and Lambert, N., (2020) Inclusive Learning, Diversity and Nurse Education. In Dimensions on Nursing Teaching and Learning (pp. 65-81). Springer, Cham.

Gleeson, H.; Hafford-Letchfield, T.; Quaife, M.; Collins, D.; & Flynn, A. (2018). Preventing and responding to depression, self-harm and suicide in older people living in long term care settings: A systematic review, Ageing & Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1501666

Gleeson, H., Duke, K. & Thom, B. (2019).  Challenges to providing culturally sensitive drug interventions for Black and Asian minority ethnic (BAME) groups within UK youth justice systems. Drugs and Alcohol Today. DOI: 10.1108/DAT-11-2018-0068

Kelly, M. & Gleeson, H. (2018).  Factors affecting black and minority ethnic student’s decision to access mindfulness based support at university.  Mental Health Nursing, December 2018/January 2019 edition.

Gleeson, H. (2018). Exploring the meaning of young people’s attitudes towards the police. A qualitative study of Irish youth.  International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 55, 97-105. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijlcj.2018.10.004

Hafford-Letchfield, T., Gleeson, H., Ryan,P., Billings, B.; Teacher R., Quaife M., Flynn A., Zanone Poma, S. and Vicentini, S. ‘He just gave up’: an exploratory study into the perspectives of paid carers on supporting older people living in care homes with depression, self-harm, and suicide ideation and behaviours, Ageing & Society (2018), 1–20, DOI:10.1017/S0144686X18001447

Hafford-Letchfield, T, Gleeson, H , Mohammed, R.  (2018). Article: Vulnerable Adults in the Privately Rented Sector in England: A Snapshot of Current Practice Issues. Journal: Practice.

Hingley-Jones, H, Allain, L, Gleeson, H and Twumasi, B (2019) ‘Roll back the years’: A study of grandparent special guardians’ experiences and implications for social work policy and practice in England. Child and Family Social Work (advance access) DOI:ID.1111/cfs.12718

Lambert, N. and Carr S. (2018) ‘Outside the Original Remit’: Co‐production in UK mental health research, lessons from the field International Journal of Mental Health Nursing

Lambert, N. (2018) Informed Gender Practice in Acute Mental Health: When Policy Makes Sense in Eds: Beresford, P. and Carr, S. Social policy first hand An international introduction to participatory social welfare

Papadopoulos, R. Lazzarino, R., Miah, S., Weaver, T. Thomas, B. & Koulouglioti, C. (2020) A Systematic Review of Socially Assistive Robots in Pre-tertiary Education. Computers & Education. 155,

Reilly, E., Hafford-Letchfield, T. and Lambert, N., (2020) Women ageing solo in Ireland: An exploratory study of women’s perspectives on relationship status and future care needs. Qualitative Social Work, 19(1), pp.75-92.


Official Reports 

Evaluation Report: (November 2020) A report on LB Hackney’s Family Learning Intervention Programme (FLIP): Perspectives of families and professionals: Dr. Lucille Allain; Tricia Mc Quarrie; Dr. Helen Hingley-Jones; Dr. Helen Gleeson; Diane Apeah-Kubi; Bola Ogunnaike, Sarah Lewis-Brooke

Jain B, Hafford-Letchfield T, Chandra C, O'Farrell-Pearce S, Billings B, Teacher R, Syed S., Ellmers T. & Clancy C. (2019) Assessing the Impact of the Mayhew “Therapaws” Dog-Assisted Therapy Programme on Older People in Care Homes, 31 Jul, London, Commissioned Technical/Research Report


Recent presentations

International Research symposium: Allain, L, Hingley-Jones, H, Shuttleworth, P, Davey, J, Gutierrez-Munoz, C (November 2020): ‘Contemporary perspectives on kinship care arrangements and experiences in UK and Chile’ . Coram BAAF: Fostering and Adoption Academy with specific presentation: Allain, L (November 2020): Lawyers’, Social Workers’ and Carers’ Perspectives on Special Guardianship for Children: Moral dilemmas and court processes

Allain L and Hingley-Jones H (10 November 2020) ‘Shifting sands: Researching carers’ and professionals’ dilemmas in the changing world of Special Guardianship and Connected Persons Placements: issues for practice’. Kings College London:  The Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit: Contemporary Issues & Debates in Social Work Education, Research & Practice

Lewis-Brooke, S, Bell, Linda and Herring, Rachel and Lehane, L, O’Farrell Pearce, S and So, T (2017) Mothers apart: an action research project based on partnership between a local authority and a university in London, England. Revista de Asistentã Socialã (3). pp. 5-15. ISSN 1583-0608 Item availability restricted.

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