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Dr. Eavan Brady

Assistant Professor (Social Studies)

 


Eavan is an Assistant Professor in Social Work in the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin. She holds a Masters in Social Work from Trinity College Dublin, a Higher Diploma in Psychology from Trinity College Dublin, and a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College Dublin. Eavan's PhD explored the educational pathways of adults with care experience in Ireland using a life course perspective. Prior to joining the School of Social Work & Social Policy, Eavan worked in the homelessness, housing, and mental health sectors in both Dublin and Toronto, Canada. Eavan also spent two years working with Practice and Research Together in Toronto where she was heavily involved in supporting staff in child welfare agencies across Canada to use evidence-informed practices in their work. Eavan is the Course Director for the Master in Social Work Programme in Trinity College Dublin and teaches on this programme, the Bachelor in Social Studies (Social Work) programme, and the Postgraduate Diploma in Child Protection and Welfare.
Details Date
Member International Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood from Care (INTRAC) Executive Committee 2021
Contributor: Practice Links Quarterly Publication, University College Cork February 2013 - to date
Co-chair: Ontario Bookworm Club Steering Committee November 2012- August 2014
Board Member - Breaking Through: Supporting Practitioners 2017 to date
Irish Aftercare Network Committee - Member 2017 to date
Reviewer - Child Care in Practice 2017 to date
Reviewer - Journal of Social Work Practice 2018 to date
Reviewer - Child Welfare 2018 to date
Reviewer - Journal of Technology in Human Services 2018 to date
All Ireland Social Work Research Conference - Organising Committee Member 2018 to date
Reviewer - Social Work Education May 2020 to date
Editorial Board Member - Child Care in Practice September 2019 to date
Reviewer - Children and Youth Services Review June 2020 to date
Reviewer - Children & Society August 2020 to date
Reviewer - Journal of Youth Studies August 2020 to date
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Registered Social Worker: License Number SW000286 CORU - Health & Social Care Professionals Council, Ireland 2012 To date
Irish Association of Social Work - Member 2014 To date
Recent developments in aftercare provision in Ireland in, editor(s)Refaeli, T Mann-Feder, V. , Leaving Care around the world: Twenty years of the International Network on Transitions to Adulthood from Care, 2025, [Brady, E., Gilligan, R., Whiting, S.], Book Chapter, SUBMITTED
O'Kane, E & Brady, E., What Happens After Care? Investigating the Post-care Housing Pathways and Experiences of Adult Care Leavers in Ireland, Children and Youth Services Review, 2024, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Lwin, K. & Brady, E., Reimagining the Pedagogy of Professional Judgment and Decision Making in Social Work: Teaching Evidence-based Practice in Parallel with Field Practicum, Journal of Social Work Education, 2024, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Brady, E. & Gilligan, R., Exploring the friendship experiences of care leavers: Insights from a study of life during Covid-19, EUROPEAN SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION ON RESIDENTIAL AND FAMILY CARE FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, University of Sussex, England, 12-15 September 2023, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Gilligan, R., Brady, E. & Arnau-Sabates, L., Promoting the educational and work progression of care leavers over the life course: The neglected role of birth family members?, EUROPEAN SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION ON RESIDENTIAL AND FAMILY CARE FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, University of Sussex, England, 12-15 September 2023, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Gilligan, R. & Brady, E, Care Leavers and their lived experience of birth family connections during Covid and beyond, EUROPEAN SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION ON RESIDENTIAL AND FAMILY CARE FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, University of Sussex, England, 12-15 September 2023, 2023, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Sting, S., Stohler, R., Brady, E., Gilligan, R., Werner, K., Barriers to the educational progress of care leavers: the neglected role of stigma? , Children & Youth Services Review, 2023, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Beasley, S. & Brady, E., Michel Foucault: Theoretical Considerations for Social Workers, Irish Social Worker, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Refaeli, T., Schuman, N., Brady, E., Mann-Feder, V., Munro, E., van Breda, A., Widening the care gap? An international comparison of care-leaving in the time of COVID-19, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 2023, Notes: [https://doi.org/10.1037/ort0000689], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Lwin, K. & Brady, E., Unpacking evidence-based practice in social work education: A scoping review, Social Work Education, 2023, Notes: [https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2023.2229847], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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Stephanie Holt, Robbie Gilligan, Louise Caffrey & Eavan Brady, Through the Eyes of the Child: A Study of Tusla Child Protection and Welfare Intervention - A Research Briefing, Children and Youth Services Review, 2023, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Monson, T. & Brady, E., Editorial , Child Care in Practice, 2022, Notes: [https://doi.org/10.1080/13575279.2021.1999642], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Brady, E., Book Review - Marginalised Communities in Higher Education: Disadvantage, Mobility and Indigeneity, Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care, 21, (2), 2022, Notes: [https://celcis.org/application/files/2216/6791/6427/2022_Vol_21_No_2_Brady_E_Book_review.pdf], Review, PUBLISHED
Brady, E., Supporting progress in education and employment among care leavers: Challenges and opportunities [INVITED SPEAKER], Irish Aftercare Network Annual Conference - "Together we Can" Promoting Education, Training & Employment Opportunities for Care Leavers., Athlone, Ireland, 25th May 2018, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Brady, E. & Gilligan, R., Supporting the educational progress of children and young people in foster care: Challenges and opportunities, Foster, 5, 2018, p29 - 41, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Brady, E., How to be a Critical Consumer of Research: Strategies for locating and critically reading published research, The Irish Social Worker, 2018, p77 - 82, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Brady, E., Supporting the Educational Attainment and Progress of Children in State Care: A Preliminary Review of International Evidence, 2017, Notes: [ TRiSS Working Paper Series TRiSS-WPS-01-2017], Working Paper, PUBLISHED
Brady, E., Journey to Publication, Irish Association of Social Workers National Social Work Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 2016, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Holt, S., Whelan, S. & Brady, E.,, Evaluation of the Cottage Home Family Support Service, 2014, Report, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
Provost's Teaching Award Nominee 2016-2017
European Social Services Award for Child-centred Research 2023
Trinity Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee 2023-2024