Mary Ryan

Independent consultant

Self employed

Email:

Twitter:

@marytryan82

Region:

South / South Eastern England

Member since

2018

Years in implementation:

6 or more years

Website/s:

Sector/s:

Honorary roles:

Primary types of work:

Primary areas of work:

Independent consultant

Lay member of Islington Safeguarding Partnership

Mix of service design and development, evaluation and training

Social Care - Child

Encouraging an evidence based approach in service design and development in relation to children and family services. Specific work supporting the roll out of the Family Drug and Alcohol Court. Working with Research in Practice and Family Justice Observatory to improve use and understanding of reseach in social work and family justice practice.

Main topics of interest:

Implementation-informed Service Design
Implementation Theory
Scaling Up
Sustainment
Theory of Change
Evaluation of Implementation

I am committed to encouraging the commissioning of servcies which are known to be effective and the development of a culture of learning, including commitment to evaluation of services, in order to ensure that children and adult family members can receive services and support most likely to contribute to good outcomes for them

PUBLICATIONS

Type

Year

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Link

Access

Book chapter

2018

Harwin J, Ryan M and Kershaw K (2018) The Family Drug and Alcohol Court: A problem solving approach to family justice. In Shaw M and Bailey S (eds) Justice for Children and Families: A Developmental Perspective. Cambridge University Press

Pay for access/to purchase

Journal or magazine article

2018

Harwin J, Ryan M, Broadhurst K (2018) How Does FDAC Succeed with Parents with Substance Misuse Problems? Exploring Relational Practices within the English Family Drug and Alcohol Court. Child Abuse Review Vol 27, 266-279 (wileyonlinelibrary.com)

Paywalled

Report

2016

Harwin J, Alrouh B, Ryan M et al (2016) After FDAC: Outcomes 5 Years Later. Final Report. Lancaster University

Open access

Report

2019

Ryan M with Cook R (2019) Born into Care: Case Law Review. Nuffield Family Justice Observatory

Open access

Report

2018

Care Crisis Review: Options for Change. Family Rights Group

Open access

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