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Dr. Irene Walsh

Associate Professor (Clin Speech & Language Studies)
7/9 STH LEINSTER ST


Nationality: Irish Number of years experience: Clinical Practice: 11 years ; Lecturing: 22 years.
  ADHD   Autism   Bipolar disorder   Child language acquisition   Childhood and mental health   Children, health and disability   Communication skills and psychiatric disorders   Conversation skills in schizophrenia   Emotional, behavioural and cognitive disorders   Psychiatry   Rehabilitation   Research issues specifice to any health profession   Schizophrenia
 see research interests section above

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Member of Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists
Member of American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA)
I have been editor of the Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies. * Published by the School of Clinical Speech & Language Studies and the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists 1993 to 2007
Past member of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT)
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Professional Associations: Member of Special Interest Group of SLTs in Mental Health RCSLT & IASLT Member of the American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA)
Jagoe, C Walsh, I, Communication and mental health disorders: Developing theory, growing practice. , J&R Press, 2018, Book, ACCEPTED  URL
Walsh, I Jagoe, C, Professional Identity: Social interaction in Healthcare Education. Studies in Social Interaction Series (Ed. S. Walsh), Edinburgh University Press, 2018, Book, ACCEPTED
Walsh IP Delmar P, Hope and Healing in a Cultural- Clinical Borderland: Communication Issues and Anxieties in Autism Spectrum Disorder, 30th World Congress of the International Association for Logopedics & Phoniatrics , Dublin, Ireland , August 2016 , 2016, Conference Paper, PRESENTED  TARA - Full Text
Sheehy, A., McTiernan, K, Walsh , I.P. , Communication and the Adult with ADHD: Duties & Dilemmas in the Workplace , Creating the Future Now: Advancing Research and Clinical Practice, 30th World Congress IALP, Dublin Ireland , August 21-25 2016 , 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Walsh , Speech And Language Therapy & People With Mental Health Disorders: Reflections & Dimensions, 30th World Congress of the International Association for Logopedics & Phoniatrics, Citywest, Saggart, Ireland , August 2016, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Walsh Irene & Jagoe Caroline , Professional Identity in speech and language therapy: Contexts and constructions Introduction, Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, 7.2 , 2016, p147 - 148, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Jagoe, C. & Walsh, I, 'Dear Fabulous!' Personal and Professional Identities evolving in the interactional context of self-reflection , Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, 72, (2), 2016, p169 - 189, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
, Professional Identity in speech and language therapy: Contexts and constructions. Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, 7, (2), 2016, p147 - 148, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Kelly, A., Nunn, J. & Walsh, I.P. , Triadic interaction in the dental encounter: dynamic alliances between the dentist, the dental nurse, and the reluctant patient. ., International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH), New Orleans, Louisana, USA, 25th-28th Oct 2015, 2015, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Kelly, A., Nunn, J. & Walsh, I.P. , The Triadic Dental Visit and the 'Teasing' Nurse: Exploring the Dividend of an Interactional Approach to Communication in Dentistry, Association for Dental Education in Europe 2015 Szeged Meeting , Szeged Hungary , 25th-29th Aug 2015, 2015, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
  

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Walsh IP, Creating the Future Now: Advancing Research and Clinical Practice,30th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics & Phoniatrics , August 21-25 2016 , In:30th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics & Phoniatrics , 2016, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PUBLISHED
Walsh I.P., Discourse Analysis & Working with people with Schizophrenia: My reflections and some explorations , HSE Training Workshop for Psychologists , HSE Dublin North Central Ballymun Dublin , 29th September, 2014, Valerie Moffat Principal Psychologist, Manager, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Walsh I.P. & Jagoe, C. , 3rd International Round Table on Discourse Analysis "Professional identities: Discourse in (Allied) Healthcare", June 26-27, 2014, Department of Clinical Speech & Language Studies, Trinity College Dublin Ireland , Meetings /Conferences Organised, PRESENTED
Walsh, I.P. , Research in the SLT-Mental Health Clinic: Processes, Pitfalls, Products & Profits!, Special Interest Group Speech and Language Therapists in Mental Health , Dublin, Ireland , February 15th , 2012, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Walsh I., Bulletin (Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists), 2000, p21 , Review, PUBLISHED
Walsh I., Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 13, (3), 1999, p239-241 , Review, PUBLISHED
Walsh I., Folia Phoniatrics et Logopaedica, 46, (4), 1994, p206-207 , Review, PUBLISHED
Walsh I., Journal of Clinical Speech & Language Studies, 1993, p70-72 , Review, PUBLISHED
Walsh I., Journal of Clinical Speech & Language Studies, 1993, p75-77 , Review, PUBLISHED
Walsh I., Teanga, 1992, p103-106 , Review, PUBLISHED

  

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Provosts' Teaching Award - Commendation 2013
Research Activities: Research Interests: Analysis of discourse in ordinary and extraordinary contexts; clinical discourse analysis; illness narratives analysis and personal life trajectories; communication disorders in child and adult psychiatry, including forensic psychiatry; PBL teaching and learning. Research projects with off-campus institutions: Current Research Activities 'Conversational sociability in interactions between SLPs and specific clinical populations' (e.g. people with aphasia, traumatic brain injury, chronic schizophrenia); collaborative research with Professor D. Kovarsky, University of Rhode Island, US. ''Language & communication profiles of children ADHD' is a joint research endeavour with Order of St John of God Services, Child and Family Centres (Lucena Services: Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin and Bray, Co. Wicklow). Conversational sociability 'The efficacy of social communication & conversational skills programmes for people with mental health disorders' is a joint project with the Clinical Specialist in Speech and Language Therapy for Adults with Mental Health Disorders based at AMNCH, Tallaght Hospital. Recently completed research projects (2006) 'Language and communication profiles of children attending child and adolescent mental health services' is a joint research endeavour with Order of St John of God Services, Child and Family Centres (Lucena Services: Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin and Bray, Co. Wicklow). 'An exploration of the incidence of communication & swallowing disorders in psychiatric patients attending the Psychiatric Unit at AMNCH and associated Community Day Centres'. This study led directly to the creation and subsequent appointment of the first Clinical Specialist in Speech and Language Therapy for Adults with Mental Health Disorders In the republic of Ireland.