Policy and Practice Reports

‘Hoping for a Better Tomorrow’: A Process Study Evaluation of the Greater Tomorrow Crèche and Ballyhaunis Community Preschool Services, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo. Galway

Moran, L., Garrity. S., McGregor, C. and Devaney, C.

An operational profile and exploration of the perceived benefits of the Youth Café Model in Ireland.

Forkan, C., Brady, B., Moran L. and Coen, L.
Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Leading Community Change: Delivering Better Outcomes in an Irish Community. Childhood Development Initiative Final Process Evaluation Report

Canavan, J., Coen, L., Ozan, J. and Curtin, C.
Dublin: Childhood Development Initiative.

Parenting Support for Every Parent: A Population-Level Evaluation of Triple P in Longford/Westmeath 2010-2013

Fives, A., Pursell, L., Heary, C., Nic Gabhainn, S. and Canavan, J.
Athlone: Longford Westmeath Parenting Partnership (LWPP).

Evaluation Study Design – A Pluralist Approach to Evidence

Fives, A., Canavan, J. and Dolan, P.
A UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre Working Paper. Galway: National University of Ireland, Galway.

Review of the Children First Basic Level Training and Keeping Safe Training Programmes

Devaney, C. and McGregor, C.
Dublin: TUSLA Child and Family Agency

The BELONG Programme. Final Evaluation Report

Dolan, P., Canavan, J., McGarry, O., Forkan, C., Coen, L., Fives, A., Robins, L. and O’Sullivan, P.
Dungannon, Northern Ireland: South Tyrone Empowerment Programme (STEP).

Evaluation of the Implementation of the Induction of Social Workers A Policy and Guidelines for Children & Families Social Services

Devaney, C.
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, HSE Children and Family Services Workforce Developement

Maternal Mental Health and Poverty: The Impact on Children’s Educational Outcomes

Hansson, U., O’Shaughnessy, R. & Monteith, M.
Published by the Children and Youth Programme with support from The Atlantic Philanthropies.

Unpublished Reports

Devaney, C. (2009) Cottage Home Child and Family Services. Service Development.

Devaney, C. (2008) Research Report on Domestic Violence and Family Conflict in County Mayo

Devaney, C. Kearns, N. (2008) The Development of a Report on the Evaluability of Youngballymun, in collaboration with Children’s Research Centre, Trinity College: Dublin.

Dolan, P., Curtin, C., Forkan, C. and Merriman, B. (2007) LOFT LK: Learning Opportunities for Teens in Letterkenny: Description of Programme Model and Evaluation Processes.

Forkan, C. (2009) An Evaluation of the South Leitrim Neighbourhood Youth Project. Galway: Child and Family Research Centre, NUI, Galway, in association with the HSE (North West).