2018 - Practice Research in Child Welfare Studies UNESCO Summer School August 13-14


Monday 13th August

9:30 - 10:00 Registration & Tea/Coffee

10:00 - 10:30 Welcome Address: Professor Caroline McGregor, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre

10:30 - 11:30 Keynote Session 1:(Public Lecture) Practice Research Overview: Opportunities and Challenges to Set the Scene.-Professor Mirja Satka,Heikki Waris Institute , Helsinki, Finland.

11:30 - 12:00 Tea / Coffee

12:00 - 1:00 Responsible research and innovation through community-based participatory research: social work, social action and research impact.- Dr Kenneth Burns, University College Cork, Ireland.

1:00 -2:00 Lunch

2:00 - 4:00 Practice Research Facilitated Workshops

4:00 - 5:00

6:00 Dinner & Film Night


Tuesday 14th August

10:00 - 4:00pm Guest Lectures and Workshops

Guest Lectures to include:

Where practice research is in Ireland and where we need to go? - Dr Sarah Donnelly, University College Dublin.

Reflective Practice & Child Welfare Social Work in Ireland: Presentation of recent research findings-Dr Liam White, Tusla Child and Family Agency, Ireland. 

Self-evaluation as reflective structure. Workability, adaptation and development of the Mirror Method. -Dr.Laura Yliruka, Heikki Waris Institute, Helsinki, Finland.

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