"This is Your Pilot Speaking!" Establishing the methodology for a prospective longitudinal study of risk assessment and decision making, for short and long-term outcomes in child protection and welfare cases


Background: In the Irish child protection system, Initial Assessments are conducted when it is established that there are unresolved concerns regarding a child’s safety or welfare. Initial Assessments are carried out using... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Donna O'Leary (Child and Family Agency, Ireland and University College Cork)
  2. Alastair Christie (University College Cork)
  3. Ivan J Perry (University College Cork)

Topic Areas

Historical and theoretical approaches , Assessment and decision making in child welfare


PS-1 » Poster Session 1 (18:00 - Wednesday, 14th September, Exhibition Room)