Posts by Dr Colm O'Doherty
Dr Colm O'Doherty
Colm O’Doherty is lecturer in the Dept of Applied Social Studies, IT Tralee. A qualified social worker with extensive practice experience, he has researched and published in the areas of social policy, child protection, domestic violence, community development, social work, family support and parenting. He is the author of A New Agenda for Family Support, Providing Services That Create Social Capital (2007) and co-editor of Community Development in Ireland: Theory, Policy and Practice (2012) and Learning on the Job: Parenting in Modern Ireland (2015). He holds a PhD from UCD.
Colm O'Doherty 09/06/2022
At a time when the Government is embroiled in a damaging row over the planned move of the National Maternity Hospital its new National Model of Parenting Support Services displays a sincere and welcome commitment to parental wellbeing. The report comes at a critical time for families. It is clear that the two long years of Covid restrictions and …
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