Below are some links and references to articles and books suggested by our trainers. These are separated into topics for your perusal:
Living with a Black Dog, WHO 2014
Amnesty International Ireland (2012) Mental Health Act 2001. A review. www.amnesty.ie
Department of Health and Children (2005) Reach Out. National Strategy for action on suicide prevention. www.dohc.ie/publications/
Department of Health and Children (2009) Towards 2016 Strategic Document National Disability Strategy Vision, Mission and Strategic Objectives. www.dohc.ie
Expert Group on Mental Health (2006) A Vision for Change. Report of the Expert group on Mental Health www.dohc.ie/publications/
Health Promotion.ie (2007) Mental Health in Ireland: Awareness and Attitudes.www.healthpromotion.ie
Irish Advocacy Network
Irish College of Psychiatrists
Mental Health Ireland
Mental Health Reform
Addiction & Substance Misuse
Link to addictive podcast around some interesting pieces:
Understanding Drugs and Behaviour Parrott, A. Morinan, A., Moss, M. & Scholey, A. (2004) John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
High Price, Hart, C. (2013) Harper Collins
Drug Use & Abuse, Maisto, S., Galizio, M. & Connors, G., (1999) Harcourt Brace & Company
A Guide to Substance Misuse for Medical Professionals, O’Mahoney, S. (2008) Health Service Executive
Solution Focused Brief Therapy
SFBT was developed by Steve de Shazer, Insoo Kim Berg, and the team at the Brief Family Therapy Center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the mid-1980's. There is a vast evidence base for its applications across a variety of settings. This research can be accessed via the European Brief Therapy Association at www.ebta.eu just click on evaluation list.
A recent example of the evidence base can be found here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK138422/
Below is a link to Alasdair Macdonald’s book on SFBT, it provides a good overview of the approach with case examples:
Below is a link to a book on SFBT which looks at the use of SFBT in several different settings
Dr. Seán Foy, Managing Director of The Learning Curve Institute is a published author and has recently completed his book on the subject of SFBT and harm reduction entitled: 'Solution Focused Harm Reduction'.See: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Solution-Focused-Harm-Reduction-effectively/dp/3319723340
Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change by William R. Miller, Stephen Rollnick, 3rd edition, 2012, Guildford Publications Motivational Interviewing in Schools: Conversations to Improve Behaviour and Learning, Rollnick, S et al 2016 Guildford Publications Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice, Melinda Hohman, (2012) Guildford Publications
Managing Professional Boundaries
‘Dual Relationship and boundary crossing: A clinical issue in clinical psychology practice’ by Olusegun Emmanuel Afolabi, University of Botswana 2015. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/301543374_Dual_Relationship_and_boundary_crossing_A_clinical_issue_in_clinical_psychology_practice
Irish Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics - https://www.iasw.ie/attachments/2eb7f6f6-ca51-4f38-b869-df7e0b411e91.PDF
CORU Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics-
President Michael D Higgins- "Towards an Ethical Economy" speech DCU 2013- http://www.dcu.ie/news/2013/sept/s0913b.shtml https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNqk818YOj0&feature=youtu.be
- Ethics for Social Care in Ireland by Manus Charelton - http://www.gilleducation.ie/social-studies-uni/social-studies-uni/ethics-for-social-care-in-ireland1
- Irish Statute Book - Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Social Workers bye-law 2011.- http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2011/si/143/made/en/print
Keyworking, Care Planning and Case Management
Link to case management: http://www.casemanagementguidebook.ie/Home/How-To-Use-The-Guidebook.aspx
Amaro, H., Chernoff, M., Brown, V., Arevalo, S., & Gatz, M. (2007). Does integrated trauma-informed substance abuse treatment increase treatment retention? Journal of Community Psychology, 35(7), 845-862. doi: 10.1002/jcop.20185.
Blakey, J.M. & Bowers, P.H. (2014). Barriers to Integrated Treatment of Substance Abuse and Trauma Among Women. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 14(3), 250-272. Doi: 10.1080/1533256X.2014.933731.
Boden, M.T., Kimerling, R., Jacobs-Lentz, J., Bowman, D., Weaver, C., Carney, D., …. Trafton, J.A..(2011). Seeking Safety treatment for male veterans with a substance use disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology. Addiction Research Report, 107, 578-586. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03658.x
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (2009). Coalescing on Women and Substance Use Linking Research, Practice and Policy: Trauma- Informed Approaches in Addiction Treatment. Vancouver: BCCEWH
Cocozza, J.J., Jackson, E.W., Hennigan, K., Morrissey, J.P.,Reed, B.G, Fallot, R. & Banks, S. (2005). Outcomes for women with co-occurring disorders and trauma: Program-level effects. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 28, 109-119. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2004.08.010.
Covington, S. S. (2002). ‘Helping women recover: creating gender-responsive treatment’, in Straussner, S.L.A. & Brown, S (eds) The Handbook of Addiction Treatment for Women. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 52-72.
Covington, S. (2007). Working with Substance Abusing Mothers: A Trauma-Informed, Gender-Responsive Approach. The Source (A Publication of the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Centre, Berkeley, California), 16(1), 1-11.
Covington, S. (2008). Women and Addiction: A Trauma-Informed Approach. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, SARC Supplement 5, 377-385. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2008.10400665.
Covington, S. (2013). Understanding and applying gender differences in recovery, in O’Neil, A.L., & Lucas, J. (eds.) Drugs and Alcohol Women Network: Promoting a Gender Responsive Approach to Addiction. Turin: UNICRI, pp.339-361.
Covington, S. & Bloom, B. (2006). Gender responsive treatment and services in correctional settings. Women & Therapy, 29, 9-33.
Covington, S.S. & Surrey, J.L. (1997). The relational model of women’s psychological development: implications for substance abuse, in Wilsnack R.W & Wilsnack, S.C. (eds) Gender and Alcohol: Individual and Social Perspectives. New Jersey: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, 335-351.
DeCandia, C.J., Guarino, K., & Clervil, R. (2014). Trauma-Informed Care and Trauma-Specific Services: A Comprehensive Approach to Trauma Intervention. Washington, DC: American Institutes for Research
Elliott, D., Bjelajac, P., Fallot, R., Markoff, L.S., & Reed, B.G. (2005). Trauma-Informed or Trauma-Denied: Principles and Implementation of Trauma-Informed Services for Women. Journal of Community Psychology, 33(4), 461-477. doi: 10.1002/jcop.20063.