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James Blewett

Peer reviewed journal articles

Blewett, J. (2011) 'Reflections on the impact of the Children Act 1989: child care policy, the knowledge base and the evolving role of social work ', Journal of Children's Services, 6(1): 34-44.

Collins, D., Blewett, J., Manthorpe, J. & Tarr, S. (2010) 'Social work practice learning in schools: lessons for practice', Practice, 22(2): 89-101.

Gupta, A. & Blewett, J. (2008) 'Involving service users in social work training on the reality of family poverty: a case study of a collaborative project', Social Work Education, 27(5): 459-473.

Blewett, J. (2007) 'The challenge of building the knowledge base in changing contexts of care', Journal of Integrated Care, 15(6): 30-36.

Blewett, J. (2007) 'Towards evidence-based care: the challenge of Making Research Count', Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 3(2): 287-300.

Gupta, A. & Blewett, J. (2007) 'Change for children? The challenges and opportunities for the children's social work workforce', Child & Family Social Work, 12(2): 172-181.

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Blewett, J., Tunstill, J., Hussein, S., Manthorpe, J. & Cowley, S. (2011) 'Children's Centres in 2011. Improving outcomes for the children who use Action for Children Children’s Centres', Watford: Action for Children.

Blewett, J., Noble, J. & Tunstill, J. (2011) 'Improving Children’s Outcomes by Supporting Parental Physical and Mental Health', London: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services.

Carpenter, J., Patsios, D., Wood, M., Shardlow, S., Blewett, J., Platt, D., Scholar, H., Haines, C., Tunstill, J. & Wong, C. (2011) 'Newly Qualified Social Worker Programme Evaluation Report on the Second Year (2009 to 2010)', Leeds: CWDC.

Blewett, J. (2010) 'Developing a Child Protection Strategy for Malta', Malta: FSW.

Blewett, J. (2010) 'The Independent Review of Inter-Agency Support and Protection Services Provided to a Child (referred to as BA) and his Family', Jersey: JCPC.

Blewett, J., Noble, J. & Tunstill, J. (2010) 'Promoting the capacity of parents to meet the needs of their children: Towards an understanding of physical and mental health issues', London: C4EO.

Blewett, J., Cowley, S., Hussein, S., Manthorpe, J. & Tunstill, J. (2010) 'The Role of Action for Children's Centres in the Local Service System for Children and their Families. Interim Report', London: Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King's College London.

Carpenter, J., McLaughlin, H., Patsios, D., Blewett, J., Platt, D., Scholar, H., Tunstill, J., Wood, M. & Shardlow, S. (2010) 'Newly Qualified Social Worker Programme Evaluation Report on the First Year (September 2008 to September 2009)', Leeds: CWDC.

Tunstill, J., Blewett, J. & Meadows, P. (2009) 'Evaluating the Delivery by Action for Children, of Targeted Family Support (Summary)', London: Synergy Research & Consulting Ltd.

Tunstill, J., Blewett, J. & Meadows, P. (2009) 'An Evaluation of the Delivery of Targeted Family Support by Action for Children', London: Synergy Research and Consulting Ltd.

Aldgate, J., Blewett, J. & Rose, W. (2008) 'Services for Looked After Children in Malta', Milton Keynes: The Open University.

Blewett, J., Manthorpe, J., Tunstill, J., Harris, J., Hussein, S., Moriarty, J., Stevens, M. & Walton, A. (2008) 'Exploring the Use of the Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers and Employers across the UK', London: Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King's College London.

Blewett, J., Gupta, A. & Tunstill, J. (2008) 'Poverty, Parenting and Social Exclusion. An e-learning resource for SCIE', London: Social Care Institute for Excellence.

Blewett, J., Lewis, J. & Tunstill, J. (2007) 'The Changing Roles and Tasks of Social Work. A literature informed discussion paper', London: GSCC.

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Book and chapters

Blewett, J. (in press) Reflective Practice with Vulnerable Children and their Families, London: Jessica Kingsley.

Blewett, J. (2011) 'Continuing Professional Development: Enhancing high quality practice ', in Seden, J., Matthews, S., McCormick, M. and Morgan, A. (eds), Professional Development in Social Work: Complex issues in practice, pp. 185-191, London: Routledge.

Blewett, J. (2010) 'Series Editor's Foreword (Reflective Practice in Social Care series)', in Webber, M. and Nathan, J. (eds), Reflective Practice in Mental Health, pp., London: Jessica Kingsley.

Boaz, A. & Blewett, J. (2010) 'Providing Objective, Impartial Evidence for Decision Making and Public Accountability', in Shaw, I., Briar-Lawson, K., Orme, J. and Ruckdeschel, R. (eds), The SAGE Handbook of Social Work Research, pp., London: Sage.

Blewett, J. & Foley, P. (2008) 'Staying Safe', in Collins, J. and Foley, P. (eds), Promoting Children's Wellbeing: Policy and Practice, pp., Bristol: Policy Press.

Blewett, J. (2007) 'Social Work in New Policy Contexts: Threats and Opportunities', in Fraser, S. and Matthews, S. (eds), The Critical Practitioner in Social Work and Health Care, pp., London: Sage Publications.

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Professional press

Blewett, J. (2011) 'Research: Developing child protection at a local level', Community Care, 9 September.

Blewett, J. (2010) 'Understanding private fostering', Community Care, 6 May.

Blewett, J. (2009) 'Children talking to ChildLine about family relationship problems', Community Care, 23 January.

Blewett, J. (2009) 'James Blewett sums up research on children and family support. Evaluating the delivery of targeted family support', Community Care, 20 May.

Blewett, J. (2009) 'Promoting quality in children's services', Community Care, 10 September.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'Changing role of fathers in their children's lives', Community Care, 7 May.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'Children with challenging behaviour', Community Care, 3 July:: 26-27.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'Code shaking', Professional Social Work, July:: 8-9.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'Early risers', Community Care, 7 May.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'New messages from Sure Start', Community Care, 27 March:: 22-23.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'Research connects abuse in childhood with cruelty to animals', Community Care, 30 October.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'Safeguarding in schools', Community Care, 30 January.

Blewett, J. (2008) 'Young people in disadvantaged areas researched', Community Care, 2 September.

Teague, C. & Blewett, J. (2008) 'Knowledge base needed for better child outcomes', Community Care, 10 July: 6.

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