Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

National Research Office Documents

A review on the availability and comparability of statistics on child protection and welfare, including children in care, collated by Tusla: Child and Family Agency with statistics published in other jurisdictions.

Dr Eamonn Furey & Dr John Canavan
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, March 2019 

A Social and Economic Analysis of the use of Legal Services (SEALS) in the  Child and Family Agency (Tusla). Full Report

Halton, C., Harold, G., Murphy, A. & Walsh, E. (2018)

A Social and Economic Analysis of the use of Legal Services (SEALS) in the  Child and Family Agency (Tusla). Executive Summary

Halton, C., Harold, G., Murphy, A. & Walsh, E. (2018)

Child and Family Support Networks Research Study
(Meitheal and Child and Family Support Networks)

Dr Anne Cassidy, Dr Leonor Rodriguez and Dr Carmel Devaney
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

Children’s Participation Work Package: Final Report

Ms Edel Tierney, Dr Danielle Kennan, Dr Cormac Forkan, Dr Bernardine Brady, Ms Rebecca Jackson
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

Commissioning Work Package: Final Report
(Tusla’s Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support)  

Dr Aileen Shaw and Dr John Canavan.
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

Evaluation of the Mol an Óige Common Sense Parenting Programme Common Sense Parenting Programme.

John Reddy and Dr John Canavan, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway.

Exploring Ethnic data Collection for the Child and Family Agency

By Dr. Clíona Rooney and Dr. John Canavan, UNESCO
Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway.

Final Evaluation Report on Tusla’s Prevention, Partnership and Family Support Programme (Systems Change)

Dr Patrick Malone and Dr John Canavan
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 201

Hoping for a Better Tomorrow: A Process Study Evaluation of the Greater Tomorrow Creche and Ballyhaunis Community Preschool Services, Ballyhaunis, Co. Clare.

Dr Lisa Moran, Dr Sheila Garrity, Prof Caroline McGregoe and Dr Carmel Devaney, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre

Hoping for a Better Tomorrow: A Process Study Evaluation of the Greater Tomorrow Creche and Ballyhaunis Community Preschool Services, Ballyhaunis, Co. Clare. Summary Report.

Dr Lisa Moran, Dr Sheila Garrity, Prof Caroline McGregoe and Dr Carmel Devaney, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre

Meitheal and Child and Family Support Networks Final Report
(Tusla’s Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support)  
 

Dr Anne Cassidy, Dr Leonor Rodriguez and Dr Carmel Devaney  
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

National Research Office Reference Paper on the Development of a Research Skills Programme located within Research Minded Culture and Utilisation Structures

Angela Feeney

Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Long-Term Care

Dr Lisa Moran, Prof Caroline McGregor and Dr Carmel Devaney

Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Long Term Care: Practice Guidance.

Lisa Moran, Caroline McGregor and Carmel Devaney, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway

Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Long Term Care: Appendices.

Lisa Moran, Caroline McGregor and Carmel Devaney, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway.

Parental Participation – Overall Survey Findings
(Parenting Support and Parental Participation)

Dr Rosemary Crosse and Dr Carmel Devaney
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

Parenting Support and Parental Participation Work Package Final
(Tusla’s Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support)  
 

Dr Rosemary Crosse and Dr Carmel Devaney
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

Parent Survey Overview Report | Tusla Parent Survey Infographic

Practitioner Guide to Literature Review: Permanence and Stability for Children in Care.

Lisa Moran, Caroline McGregor and Carmel Devaney, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway.  

Process and Outcomes Study
(Meitheal and Child and Family Support Networks)

Dr Anne Cassidy, Dr Leonor Rodriguez and Dr Carmel Devaney
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018  

Public Awareness Work Package: Final Report
(Tusla’s Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support)   

Professor Caroline McGregor, Dr John Canavan and Ms Patricia O’Connor
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

Qualitative Interview Findings
(Parenting Support and Parental Participation)

Dr Rosemary Crosse and Dr Carmel Devaney 
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018

Report of Parental Participation Seed-Funded Projects
(Parenting Support & Parental Participation)

Dr Rosemary Crosse and Dr Carmel Devaney
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, January 2018

Research and Information Mentor Strategy.

Marian Brattman and Bernard Barrett

Research Needs Analysis Report 

A Retrospective Study of the Meitheal Model
(Meitheal and Child and Family Support Networks)

Dr Anne Cassidy, Dr Leonor Rodriguez and Dr Carmel Devaney 
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, July 2018  

Second Report of the Parenting Support Champions Regional Learning Group
(Parenting Support and Parental Participation Group)

Dr Rosemary Crosse and Dr Carmel Devaney
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, March 2018

Scoping Review of International and Irish Literature on Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Care.

Lisa Moran, Carmel Devaney, Caroline McGregor and John Reddy, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway

‘Speak Up’: Participation of Children and Young People in Decisions About their Lives in Tusla Services

Tierney, E., Kennan, Dr Danielle., Forkan, Dr Cormac., Brady, Dr Bernadine and Jackson, Rebecca. UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018

The Feasibility Of Conducting A Longitudinal Study On Children In Care Or Children Leaving Care Within The Irish Context

Dr Carmel Devaney and Dr Cliona Rooney, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway

Tusla National Research Office Leaflet

Tusla’s Parenting Support Champions Project: Process, Implementation and Outcomes
(Parenting Support & Parental Participation)    

Dr Rosemary Crosse and Dr Carmel Devaney 
UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, September 2018                                                                                                                                                                                            

Tusla Research Strategy

Tusla Workforce Learning and Development. Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

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