Publications/Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews

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F.A.B. Feb 2015

F.A.B. Feb Poster

F.A.B. Feb Information Booklet

Big Brother Big Sister

Big Brother Big Sister Study 

Big Brother Big Sister Report 1

Big Brother Big Sister Report 2

Big Brother Big Sister Report 3

Youth Citizenship

Citizenship Programme Study

Citizenship Programme Briefing Paper

Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership Report

Youth Leadership Briefing Paper

Volunteer Led

Volunteer Led Study

Volunteer Briefing Paper

Real U Relationships & Sexuality Programme

Real U Evaluation Report

Real U Briefing Paper

Other

Using an Outcomes Focused Approach in Youth Work - Published in The Irish Youth Work Scene magazine
 

 

 

Training Manuals

Foróige (2010) Youth Leadership Programme Module 1 & 2: Facilitators Manual, Publication: In house

Foróige (2010) Citizenship Manual, Publication: In house

Foróige (2011) Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship: Facilitators Manual, Publication: In House.

Foróige (2011) Teenage Parents Programme, Publication: In House.

Foróige (2012) Relationships Explored and Life Uncovered, Publication: In house

Foróige (2012) A Life of Choices, Publication: In House

Foróige (2013) Be Healthy, Be Happy Module 1 & 2, Publication: In House

Reports

Redmond, S., Dolan, P. Brennan, M. (2013) Foróige Leadership for Life Programme:  Evaluation Report.  Dublin:  Foróige Best Practice Unit.

Brady, B., Canavan, J., Cassidy, A., Garrity, S., O’Regan, C. (2012) Mobilising Peer Support in Schools:  An Evaluation of the BBBS school based mentoring programme.  Dublin:  Foróige Best Practice Unit.

McGrath, B. (2012) Volunteer-led youth clubs:  Outcomes in Foróige youth clubs.  Dublin:  Foróige Best Practice Unit.

Brady, B., Conway, R., Canavan, J., Koviac, T. (2012) Foróige Citizenship Programme:  Evaluation Report, Dublin:  Foróige Best Practice Unit.

Brady, B., Canavan, J., Landy, F. (2012) How are we doing?  An Evaluation Resource for Foróige Staff, Dublin:  Foróige Best Practice Unit.

Dolan, P., Brady, B., O’Regan, C., Russell, D., Canavan, J., Forkan, C. (2011) Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ireland: Evaluation Study: Report One: Randomised Controlled Trial and Implementation Report. Galway: Child and Family Research Centre.

Dolan, P., Brady, B., O’Regan, C., Russell, D., Canavan, J., Forkan, C. (2011) Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ireland: Evaluation Study: Report Two: Qualitative Evidence. Galway: Child and Family Research Centre.

Dolan, P., Brady, B., O’Regan, C., Russell, D., Canavan, J., Forkan, C. (2011) Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ireland: Evaluation Study: Summary Report. Galway: Child and Family Research Centre.

O’Sullivan, P., Brady, B., Canavan, J. (2012)  BBBS JUMP Programme review. Galway: Child and Family Research Centre.

Academic Journal articles

Brady, B. and Curtin, C. (2012) Big Brothers Big Sisters Comes to Ireland: A Case Study in Policy Transfer. Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 34, Issue 8, pp. 1433-1439.

Brady, B. and O'Regan, C. (2009) Meeting the Challenge of Doing an RCT Evaluation of Youth Mentoring in Ireland: A Journey in Mixed Methods. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 265-280.

Dolan, P., Canavan, J. and Brady, B. (2008) Youth Mentoring and the Parent-Young Person Relationship: Considerations for Research and Practice. Youth & Policy, No. 99, pp. 33-42.

Brady, B. and Dolan, P. (2007) Youth Mentoring in Ireland: Weighing up the Benefits and Challenges. Youth Studies Ireland, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 27-34.

Conference Presentations

Brady, B. (2013) Mobilising peer support among adolescents: learning from the BBBS school-based programme. International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN). International Conference, Dublin, 17th September 2013.

Brady, B. (2013) Changing the Odds:  the benefits and challenges of volunteer-led service provision.  Engagement and participation in Family Support, 6th biennial international conference.  Galway: UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre.

Redmond, S. (2013) Reasons to Celebrate, 43rd Foróige National Leaders Conference, Sligo, 22nd-23rd March 2013.

Redmond, S. (2012) Using International Evidence to Build Young Leaders: What works? Africa2Ag week, Pennsylvania State University, 27th-31st August 2012.

Redmond, S., & Meally, B. (2012) Using a logic model and an evidence based/informed approach when working with youth offending behaviour, 5 Nations Biennial Youth Justice Conference, University of Liverpool, 5th-6th September 2012.

Dolan, P. & Brady, B. (2012) 'Child and Youth Mentoring - New Models with New Opportunities', La tutela dei Minori conference. Riva del Garda: Italy, November 8-10 2012.

Brady, B. (2011) Youth Mentoring and the Well-being of Young People: Evidence from an Irish Mixed-methods Evaluation. Children’s Well-Being: The Research and Policy Challenges, Third International Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, University of York, 27th-29th July 2011.

McClafferty, C. & McHugh, G. (2012) It’s Not Just About Sex: Challenges in Addressing the Relationship and Sexuality Needs of Young People, Sexual Health Awareness Week, Royal College of Surgeons, 28th-31st May 2012.

Redmond, S. & McClafferty, C. (2011) Planning for outcomes in preparation for monitoring and evaluation, NYCI/Youthnet Conference How do we know it’s working? Dundalk IT, 25th-November-2011.

Brady, B. (2011) Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Irish Youth Services. Public lecture, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague, 13th March 2011.

Redmond, S, & Forkan C. (2011) Approaches to Best Practice in Youth Work, Youth Education Social Inclusion Partnership (YESIP) Conference, Dundalk IT, 19th April.

Phillips, I. (2010) Speak Out: Young people’s needs, by young people. International Conference, University College Cork, 12th May 2010.

McClafferty, C. (2010)Citizenship Programmes and Youth Participation.International Conference, University College Cork, 12th May 2010.

Redmond, S. (2010) Towards a Conceptual Model of Youth Leadership, International Conference, University College Cork, 12th May 2010.

Brady, B. (2010) Policy Transfer in Youth Work: Learning from Big Brothers Big Sisters. Meeting Youth Needs in the 21st Century, International Conference, University College Cork, 12th May 2010.

Brady. B. (2009) Youth mentoring and social policy: child of our time? All Change for Young People?”  International Youth Studies Conference, NUI Maynooth (25th-28th June 2009).

Brady B. and O’Regan, C. (2008) Squaring the Circle or Circling the Square?: The Challenges of Integrating Impact and Meaning in Conducting a Randomised Control Trial Using a Mixed Methods Design. 4th Mixed Methods Conference, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, July 2008.

Book & Book Chapter

Dolan, P. and Brady, B. (2011) A Guide to Youth Mentoring; Providing Effective Social Support. London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Dolan, P. & Brady, B. (2012) 'Child and Youth Mentoring - New Models with New Opportunities' ('Il Mentoring Con Bambini e ragazzi - Nuovi Modelli e Nuove Opportunitá'), in Banal, S. & Tanzi, R. (eds.) Atti del Convegno, La tutela dei Minori. Riva del Garda: Erickson.