Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & The association between imported factors and prisoners' mental health: Implications for adaptation and intervention. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 57, 61-66.
  2. & Inter-Personal and Critical-Thinking Capabilities in Those about to Enter Qualified Social Work: A Six-Centre Study. The British Journal of Social Work
  3. & Improving well-being and outcomes for looked after children in Wales: a context sensitive review of interventions. Adoption & Fostering 40(4), 309-324.
  4. & The emergence of neuroscientific evidence on brain plasticity: implications for educational practice.. Educational and Child Psychology 33(1), 8-19.
  5. & The Health Literacy of Children Who are ‘Looked After’ by the State. Health Literacy: Developments, Issues and Outcomes, 189-200.
  6. & Outcomes for Young People Leaving Foster Care: A literature and data review on the effects of age of exit.
  7. The mental health, emotional literacy, cognitive ability, literacy attainment and ‘resilience’ of ‘looked after children’: A multidimensional, multiple-rater population based study. British Journal of Clinical Psychology 52(2), 183-198.
  8. & Investigating self‐perceptions and resilience in Looked After Children. Educational Psychology in Practice 27(1), 37-52.
  9. & Psychologists’ response to crises: International perspectives. School Psychology International 32(1), 73-94.
  10. State Dilemmas in the Provision of Alternative Care for Children: Relative Efficacy of Public Sector and Independent Sector Foster Placements. International Journal of Public Administration 33(6), 325-334.
  11. & Social Welfare in Nigeria and the UK: reformation through international education, collaboration and research.. The Association of Commonwealth Universities 172, 6-7.
  12. Student perspectives on groupwork: findings of a school improvement initiative.. Groupwork 19(1), 51-81.
  13. & Coping with Complexity: How do educational psychologists assess students with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Educational Psychology in Practice 19(1), 35-47.
  14. & Positive exceptions: Learning from students who ‘beat the odds’.. Educational and Child Psychology 4(1), 41-59.
  15. Reading Together: capitalising on interdisciplinary work in the development and refinement of reading tests.. Educational Psychology in Practice 18(4), 313-324.
  16. A Longitudinal Study Into The Affective Characteristics of Mainstream SEN and Non- SEN Pupils.. Educational and Child Psychology 18(4), 61-64.

Book Chapters

  1. & Promoting the education of looked after children: reflections of children and carers who have experienced ‘success’. In D. Mannay, A. Rees, & L. Roberts (Ed.), Children and Young People ‘Looked After’? Education, Intervention and the Everyday Culture of Care in Wales.
  2. & Factors that Promote Positive Supervised Birth Family Contact for Children in Care. In D. Mannay, A. Rees, & L. Roberts (Ed.), Children and Young People ‘Looked After’? Education, Intervention and the Everyday Culture of Care in Wales. Wales: University of Wales Press.
  3. & Exploring the educational attainment and achievement of looked after children in formal kinship care In D. Mannay, A. Rees, & L. Roberts (Eds.), Children and Young People ‘Looked After’? Education, Intervention and the Everyday Culture of Care in Wales. (In press). In
  4. & Theories underpinning kinship care.. In Horton, J and Pyer, M (Ed.), Children, Young People and Care. (pp. 44-57). London: Routledge.
  5. Reading and Behavioural Difficulties: Overlap and Assessment Practice. In Pandis, S. Ward & S. Mathews (Ed.), Reading, Writing, Thinking.

Other Research Outputs

  1. & (2014). Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (City and County of Swansea).
  2. & (2013). Scoping Study: Transforming the Outcomes for Looked after Children in Wales.
  3. & (2013). Play Sufficiency Assessment (City & County of Swansea).
  4. & (2013). Outcomes for Young People Leaving Foster Care: A literature and data review on the effects of age of exit..
  5. & (2012). All Wales Reading Test.