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Dr. Gloria Mary Kirwan

Adjunct Assistant Professor (Sch Office - Social Work & Social Policy)

 


  e-professionalism   Human Trafficking   mental health service user involvement   PARTICIPATION   Public and patient participation in healthcare   Role of Social Media in Healthcare   Social media and social networking   Social work/social work education
 The Roma Community in Ireland: The Role of the Tallaght Roma Integration Project
 EIST: A Study of Mental Health Service User Views
 Continuing Professional Development and Social Workers in Ireland - a national study
 ICARUS Research Project
 A national study of women who gave birth outside of marriage in 1983

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Details Date
Co-Editor of Groupwork 2018 to date
Member of the Accreditation Committee, Medical Council (Ireland) April 2017
Lay Member, Fitness to Practise Committee, Medical Council (Ireland) 2013 to date
External Assessor, PiP program, Northern Ireland Social Care Council 2018 -2020
Registrant Member, CORU Appeals Committee 2016 to date
Member of the Tusla Third Level Liaison Framework Group November 2017
Registrant Member, Preliminary Proceedings Committee, CORU 2015-2018
Member, Editorial Committee, Journal of Social Work Practice 2013 to date
Member of the Focus Ireland National Services Advisory Committee. 2014 to date
Member of the Mojo National Policy, Practice & Research Committee 2016 to date
Member of the National Coordinating Committee of the Joint World Congress on Social Work, Education and Social Development - due to be held in Dublin 2018. 2015 to 2018
Member of the National Advisory Group (NAG) for the Establishment of the Child and Family Agency (Tusla). 2012-2013
Chairperson of the Education and Training Sub-group of the National Advisory Group for the Establishment of the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) 2012-2013
Member of the International Task Force on Social Work and Social Media, convened by the Association of Social Work Boards, USA 2013 -2014
Member of Panel of Assessors, CORU (Health and Social Care Professionals Council). 2011 -2014
Treasurer, Irish Association of Social Workers 1993-1995
Chairperson of the North Inner City Family Support Service (Dublin) 1993-1995
Chairperson of the Community After School Project, Dublin 1 1994-1997
Joint Chair of the IASW/NIASW All Ireland Mental Health Social Work Annual Conference committee. 2011-2014
Treasurer of the Integrated Services Project, North-East Inner City Dublin 1993 -1995
Public Service Appointments Commission, Interview Panel Member 2014
Guest Editor, Irish Social Worker: Journal of the Irish Association of Social Workers Spring 2015 edition
Editorial Committee Member of Eisteach, A Quarterly Journal of the Counselling and Psychotheray 2009-2011
Member of voluntary social service sector organisation committees including The North Inner City Money Advice & Budgeting Service, The IASW Child Care Committee, the Mountjoy Square Nursery Selection Committee, 1992-1995
Research Ethics Committee, School of Social Work & Social Policy
Article reviewer for the following journals: Journal of Social Work Practice; Children and Youth Services Review; Child Care in Practice; Groupwork; Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice; British Journal of Social Work. occasional
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Spanish Basic Basic Basic
Details Date From Date To
CORU registered social worker 2013- to date
Member of the Irish Association of Social Workers ongoing
International Association of Social Work with Groups 2012 2015
Social Work and Mental Health in, Kieran O'Donoghue & Robyn Munford , New Theories for Social Work Practice: Ethical Practice for Working with Individuals, Families and Communities, London, UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019, pp100 - 116, [Golightley, M. & Kirwan, G.], Notes: [Chapter 5], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Journal of Technology in Human Services, 37, 2-3, (2019), 75 - 254p, Ann Lavan, Gloria Kirwan, [eds.], Double Special Issue , Journal, PUBLISHED
Journal of Social Work Practice, 33, 2, (2019), 123 - 249p, Gloria Kirwan, [Guest Editor], 1 issue, Notes: [Special Issue: - Networked Relationships: Opportunities and Challenges for Social Work in the Digital Era.], Journal, PUBLISHED
Social Work and Social Science Review, 21, 1, (2019), Gloria Kirwan, [eds.], 2017-2019, Journal, IN_PRESS
Byrne, J., Kirwan, G. & Mc Guckin, C., Social Media Surveillance in Social Work: Practice Realities and Ethical Implications, Journal of Technology in Human Services, 37, (2-3), 2019, p142 - 158, Notes: [https://doi.org/10.1080/15228835.2019.1584598], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Byrne, J. & Kirwan, G., Relationship-Based Social Work and Electronic Communication Technologies: Anticipation, Adaptation and Achievement, Journal of Social Work Practice, 33, (2), 2019, p217 - 232, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gloria Kirwan, Speaking Truth to Power: Mental Health Service Users' Experiences of Participation in their Diagnosis and Treatment', Social Work and Social Science Review, 21, (1), 2019, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
Gloria Kirwan Julie Byrne,, EDUCATING PROFESSIONALS: THE ROLE OF REGULATORY STANDARDS IN PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT, ICERI2019 Proceedings, 12th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation. , Seville, Spain, 11-12 November 2019, edited by L. Gómez Chova, A. López Martínez, , IATED, 2019, Published Abstract, PUBLISHED
Julie Byrne, Gloria Kirwan, Book Review Linda Cundy (2015) Love in the Age of the Internet: Attachment in the Digital Era, London: Karnac Books., Journal of Social Work Practice, 33, (2), 2019, p247 - 249, Review Article, PUBLISHED
Gloria Kirwan, Breda O'Driscoll, Book Reviews: Researching the Vulnerable. Pranee Liamputtong. Sage Publications (2007); Gina Higgenbottom and Pranee Liamputtong (Eds.),Participatory Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health. Sage Publications (2015), Social Work and Social Science Review, 22, (1), 2019, Review Article, IN_PRESS
  

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Gloria Kirwan, Social Work and Technology: Opportunities and Challenges in the Digital Age, 5th International Social Work Conference, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain, 9-11 April , 2019, Facultad de Estudias Sociales y Trabajo (FEST), University of Malaga, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Gloria Kirwan, Someone who is there for me: Relationships that work for young people in care, 'All you need is love? Reflecting on relationships in the care system', , Swansea, 26 November, 2019, ExChangeWales and University of Cardiff, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Gloria Kirwan, Networked relationships in the digital age: messages for social work (Editorial), Journal of Social Work Practice, 33, (2), 2019, p123 - 126, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ann Lavan, Gloria Kirwan, Editorial: Papers from the husITa stream at SWSD2018, Journal of Technology in Human Services, 37, (2-3), 2019, p75 - 78, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gloria Kirwan, Editorial: 'Out of the shadows' - Research with hard to reach populations. Part 3, 21, (1), 2019, p1-, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
Gloria Kirwan, Speaking Truth to Power: Informing Mental Health Care Through Service Users Narratives, 5th International Irish Narrative Inquiry Conference Exploring Creativity in Narrative Inquiry, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2-3 May, 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Gloria Kirwan, Re-affirming Professionalism: Opportunities and Challenges, Social Work Professionalism - Promoting Values, Empowering Identity': World Social Work Day Joint IASW/BASW Northern Ireland Special Conference, Ballymascanlon House, Co. Louth, Ireland, 19 March 2019, edited by IASW/BASW NI , IASW, 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Julie Byrne, Gloria Kirwan, Situated Learning: The Transition of Social Workers from Professional Learning into Practice, The Learner Conference, Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland, 24-26 July, edited by Common Ground , 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Gloria Kirwan Julie Byrne,, EDUCATING PROFESSIONALS: THE ROLE OF REGULATORY STANDARDS IN PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT, ICERI2019: 12th International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation , Seville, Spain, 11-12 November 2019, edited by IATED , 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Gloria Kirwan, The secret world of journal article reviewing- tips and strategies for publication success, Maynooth University Research Week, Maynooth University, 22 October 2019, edited by Maynooth Research Week Committee , 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED

  

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Award Date
Undergraduate Student Research Grant, Medico-Social Research Board (now Health Research Board) 1983
- Mental Health Social Work - Service User Participation - Social Work Ethics - Social Work Education and Professional Development - History of Social Work - Human Trafficking