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Dr. Gloria 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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Co-Editor of Groupwork 2018 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
Member of the Accreditation Committee, Medical Council (Ireland) April 2017
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
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
Research Ethics Committee, School of Social Work & Social Policy
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
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Spanish Basic Basic Basic
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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
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
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
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
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
Golightley, Malcolm & Kirwan, Gloria (Eds.), International Reflections on Approaches to Mental Health Social Work (e-book), London: UK, Routledge, 2018, 124pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Human Trafficking and Gender Based Violence: From Life and Limb to Hearts and Minds in, editor(s)Stephanie Holt, Carolina Overlien, John Devaney , Responding to Domestic Violence: Emerging Challenges for Policy, Practice and Research in Europe, London: UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018, pp215 - 230, [Yonkova, N. and Kirwan, G. ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
  

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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, 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
Kirwan, G, Poems in Dissent: 'I' as Subversive and 'You' as Dialectic, 4th International Irish Narrative Inquiry Conference: Narrating Neo-Liberalism in an Irish Context, Sligo Institute of Technology, 18-19 April 2018, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Byrne, J., Kirwan, G. & Mc Guckin C., Positive Connections: the views of recent social work and teacher graduates on their use of social media, Joint World Conference of Social Work, Education and Social Development: , Dublin, Ireland, 4-7 July 2018, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Ratcliffe, S., Heneghan, R., Kirwan, G. & Holt, S., Strength in Numbers: Social Workers and Groupwork in Ireland, Joint World Conference of Social Work, Education and Social Development: , Dublin, Ireland, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Swan, M., Holt, S. & Kirwan, G., Who do I turn to if something really bad happens? Keyworking and Relationship-Based Practice in Residential Child Care, Joint World Conference of Social Work, Education and Social Development: , Dublin, Ireland, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Kirwan, G., Davidson, G., Hurley, D. & McFeely, S., Symposium: Making Up Our Minds: Social Work Strategies and Global Mental Health., Joint World Conference of Social Work, Education and Social Development, Dublin, July 2018, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Hurley, D. & Kirwan, G., Symposium: Exploring Resilience and Mental Health in Service Users Practitioners in Ireland and Canda, Joint World Conference of Social Work, Education and Social Development: , Dublin, 2018, 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