Editorial Work: Learned/Refereed Journals
Issues in Social Work Education (1990-2000).
Social and Public Policy Review (2008-12)
British Journal of Social Work (1995-9).
Journal of Social Work (2000 to present).
Social and Public Policy Review (2007-8)
British Journal of Social Work
Social Work and Social Sciences Review.
Social Science and Medicine.
Child and Family Social Work
Children and Society
Policy and Politics
Journal of Social Work
Journal of Children’s Services
Social and Public Policy Review Online.
Reviewer/Assessor for Publishing Houses
Open University Press.
Oxford University Press.
Funding Council: Committee Membership.
National Health Service Executive: Research and Development Awards Responsive Grants Committee (SW) 1999-2002.
Reviewer/Assessor for Funding Council/Body
Economic and Social Research Council (Peer review College; Responsive grant assessor, Professorial Fellowship Assessor, End of Grant Report Rapporteur)
National Health Service Executive
Research Assessment Exercise (2008)
HEFCE Specialist RAE Advisor to the Social Work and Social Policy Panel
Other Esteem Indicators
Visiting Professor and Fellow, University of Exeter, Centre for Evidence Based Social Services, 1997-2004.
Biographical listing in
Marquis Who’s Who in the World (USA based)
Dictionary of International Biography (International Biography Centre, Cambridge,
High Court, Dublin: [Case Record Number 2001 14p]
Report of inquiry into events leading to the Death of Catherine, Jennifer (aged 9) and Louise Palmer (aged 7) – while Catherine Palmer was under Psychiatric Care. Report for High Court Dublin (A case of comparable tragedy and import to those in the U.K. such as Jasmine Beckford & (baby) Peter Connelly)
Advisor: Academy of Finland (Research Council for Culture and Society)
Northern Area Child Protection Committee, Northern Ireland
Southern Health and Social Services Board, Northern Ireland
Western Health and Social Services Board, Northern Ireland
Eastern Health and Social Services Board, Northern Ireland
Bournemouth Social Services
Cheshire Social Services
Devon Social Services
Hampshire Social Services
Hereford and Worcestershire Social Services
Isle of Wight Social Services
Plymouth Social Services