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Message ID: 9247
Date: 2012-08-03

Author:Aron Shlonsky

Subject:Call for abstracts

Call for Abstracts Beyond the risk paradigm? Restoring the client’s place in human service intervention A special issue of Children and Youth Services Review Special Issue Editors: Aron Shlonsky, Nicky Stanley and Marie Connolly In the past two decades notions of risk have influenced practice in many areas of human service delivery. In 2012 agroup of experts across the fields of child protection, mental health and criminal justice came together in a colloquium to explore the potential of moving beyond the risk paradigm that has dominated practice in recent years. The colloquium was an opportunity to examine the ways in which notions of risk influence practice, how it can hinder good professional practice, and what can be done to create change. It was clear throughout the colloquium discussionthat tensions exist between society’s need to assess, understand, andeffectively mitigate risk, and the need to engage children, young people and families within processes that address their concerns and uphold their rights as citizens. It was acknowledged that the tension generated by these potentially competing positions sometimes create dichotomous perspectives that have thepotential to hinder innovative practice developments and the capacity for practitioners to manage the delicate risk balance in practice. This special issue of Children and Youth Services Review will seek to extend the discussions relating to the risk paradigm beyond the critique that has featured strongly in the literature over recent decades. The editors are seeking manuscripts that stretch the conversations about risk within practice and policy, and provide new insights into knowledge building within the context of humane and engaging interventions. Research-based articles as well as conceptual works are welcome in this special edition. Prospective authors should submit abstracts by 17 September 2012 to NStanley@uclan.ac.uk. Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words, typed and double-spaced, in a Microsoft Word or compatible text format. Theabstract should clearly identify the topic of the article, a rationale in terms of its significance, the methodology used to address the topic, and a briefstatement relating to its contribution to the special edition. Abstracts will be reviewed and potential articles for the special edition will be selected by 26 October 2012. Those authors who are invited to submit full articles willneed to have the articles completed and returned to the editors by 1 March 2013. The special edition is planned for publication late in 2013.An invitation to submit a paper is not a guarantee of publication. The journal’s guide for authors is available at: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/556/authorinstructions For additional information contact the editors at: NStanley@uclan.ac.uk ; aron.shlonsky@utoronto.ca ; marie.connolly@unimelb.edu.au . -- Aron Shlonsky Associate Professor and Director, PhD Program Factor-Inwentash Chair in Child Welfare University of Toronto Associate Professor – Honorary University of Melbourne Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work 246 Bloor St. W. Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 Canada Phone: (416) 978-5718 Fax: (416) 978-7072 email: aron.shlonsky@utoronto.ca Keep up with the latest child welfare news: sign up for Research Watch at the Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal http://www.cecw-cepb.ca/researchwatch

Call for Abstracts Beyond the risk paradigm? Restoring the client’s place in human service intervention A special issue of Children and Youth Services Review Special Issue Editors: Aron Shlonsky, Nicky Stanley and Marie Connolly In the past two decades notions of risk have influenced practice in many areas of human service delivery. In 2012 agroup of experts across the fields of child protection, mental health and criminal justice came together in a colloquium to explore the potential of moving beyond the risk paradigm that has dominated practice in recent years. The colloquium was an opportunity to examine the ways in which notions of risk influence practice, how it can hinder good professional practice, and what can be done to create change. It was clear throughout the colloquium discussionthat tensions exist between society’s need to assess, understand, andeffectively mitigate risk, and the need to engage children, young people and families within processes that address their concerns and uphold their rights as citizens. It was acknowledged that the tension generated by these potentially competing positions sometimes create dichotomous perspectives that have thepotential to hinder innovative practice developments and the capacity for practitioners to manage the delicate risk balance in practice. This special issue of Children and Youth Services Review will seek to extend the discussions relating to the risk paradigm beyond the critique that has featured strongly in the literature over recent decades. The editors are seeking manuscripts that stretch the conversations about risk within practice and policy, and provide new insights into knowledge building within the context of humane and engaging interventions. Research-based articles as well as conceptual works are welcome in this special edition. Prospective authors should submit abstracts by 17 September 2012 to NStanleyuclan.ac.uk. Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words, typed and double-spaced, in a Microsoft Word or compatible text format. Theabstract should clearly identify the topic of the article, a rationale in terms of its significance, the methodology used to address the topic, and a briefstatement relating to its contribution to the special edition. Abstracts will be reviewed and potential articles for the special edition will be selected by 26 October 2012. Those authors who are invited to submit full articles willneed to have the articles completed and returned to the editors by 1 March 2013. The special edition is planned for publication late in 2013.An invitation to submit a paper is not a guarantee of publication. The journal’s guide for authors is available at: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/556/authorinstructions For additional information contact the editors at: NStanleyuclan.ac.uk ; aron.shlonskyutoronto.ca ; marie.connollyunimelb.edu.au . -- Aron Shlonsky Associate Professor and Director, PhD Program Factor-Inwentash Chair in Child Welfare University of Toronto Associate Professor – Honorary University of Melbourne Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work 246 Bloor St. W. Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 Canada Phone: (416) 978-5718 Fax: (416) 978-7072 email: aron.shlonskyutoronto.ca Keep up with the latest child welfare news: sign up for Research Watch at the Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal http://www.cecw-cepb.ca/researchwatch