Portrait of Professor Adele Jones Professor Adele Jones

a.d.jones@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473237



Biography

  • 2014 to present : Professor of Social Work
  • 2007 to 2014: Professor of Applied Childhood Studies and Director of the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
  • 2001 to 2007: The University of The West Indies (various roles - Lecturer in Social Work, Coordinator of Postgraduate SW Studies, Acting Head of Department
  • 2005-2006: Head of Department of Health and Social Care, Royal Holloway College, The University of London
  • 1995-2001: Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 1989-1995: Social Work Consultant, National Institute for Social Work (later became SCIE - Social Care Institute for Excellence)
  • 1979-1989: Professional Social Worker, Salford and Manchester Social Services Departments

Research and Scholarship

  • Recent and Current Research Projects: 2008- Principal Investigator - a study of Perceptions, Attitudes and Behaviours in Relation to Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean. (UNICEF $350,000)
  • 2008. Principal Investigator - Literature-based Review on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents. (UNICEF $7,000); 2008- 2009. Principal Investigator – Child Sexual Abuse in the British Overseas Territories (extension of UNICEF-funded study) (DFID £73,200)
  • 2009. Principal Investigator – Child Sexual Abuse Stakeholder Engagement Symposium (British Council, Canadian Development Initiative, UNICEF and UoH School of HHS - US$65,000)
  • 2009. Principal Investigator – Dissemination of Research Findings into Child Sexual Abuse (DfID - £35,000) 
  • 2009- 2013. Principal Investigator and Scientific Coordinator- COPING: Children of Prisoners, Mitigations and Interventions to Strengthen Mental Health- a study involving ten partners in six countries: UK, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France and Romania (EU FP7 funding – EU2.85 million) 
  • 2014-2016. Co-I (with Professor Barry Percy-Smith) – Violence against Children in Tanzania (UNICEF, £200,000)
  •  2016-2018. Principal Investigator – None in Three Domestic Violence Prevention Project in the Caribbean (EU, 400,000 Euros)
  •  2017-2020. Principal Investigator – None in Three UK) (URF funding £300,000)

 

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2017

Debowska, A., Willmott, D., Boduszek, D. and Jones, A. (2017) ‘What do we know about child abuse and neglect patterns of co-occurrence? A systematic review of profiling studies and recommendations for future researchChild Abuse & Neglect , 70, pp. 100-111. ISSN 0145-2134

Debowska, A., Boduszek, D. and Jones, A. (2017) ‘Profiles and behavioural consequences of violence victimisation among male and female adolescents from the Caribbean’. In: The Stockholm Criminology Symposium, 19-21 June 2017, Stockholm

Sharratt, K., Boduszek, D., Gallagher, B. and Jones, A. (2017) ‘Factor structure and factorial invariance of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire among children of prisoners and their parentsChild Indicators Research . ISSN 1874-897X

Jones, A., Jemmott, E., Da Breo, H., Buckmire, T., Tannis, D., Rose, L., Best, F., Joseph, D. and Moller, C. (2017) Twenty-one lessons: preventing domestic violence in the Caribbean University of Huddersfield

2016

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2016) ‘Status, privilege and gender inequality: Cultures of male impunity and entitlement in the sexual abuse of children– perspectives from a Caribbean studyInternational Social Work , 59 (6), pp. 836-849. ISSN 0020-8728

2015

Gallagher, B., Berman, A., Bieganski, J., Jones, A., Foca, L., Raikes, B., Schiratzki, J., Urban, M. and Ullman, S. (2015) ‘National Human Research Ethics: A Preliminary Comparative Case Study of Germany, Great Britain, Romania, and SwedenEthics & Behavior . ISSN 1050-8422

Watt, D. and Jones, A. (2015) Catching Hell and Doing Well: Black women in the UK – the Abasindi Cooperative . London: IOE Press. ISBN 9781858566719

Jones, A. and Hirschfield, A. (2015) ‘Child- Sensitive Justice for Children of Imprisoned Parents’. In: Child-friendly Justice: A Quarter of a Century of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. . ISBN 9789004297425

2014

Sharratt, K., Boduszek, D., Jones, A. and Gallagher, B. (2014) ‘Construct validity, dimensionality and factorial invariance of the Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale: A bifactor modelling approach among children of prisonersCurrent Issues in Personality Psychology , 2 (4), pp. 228-236. ISSN 2353-4192

Jones, A., Trotman Jemmott, E., Maharaj, P. and Da Breo, H. (2014) An Integrated Systems Model for Preventing Child Sexual Abuse . : Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137377654

Sharratt, K., Foca, L., Gavriluta, C., Jones, A. and Asiminei, R. (2014) ‘Dimensionality and Construct Validity of the Romanian Self-Report Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)Romanian Journal of Applied Psychology , 16 (2), pp. 33-39. ISSN 1454-8062

Manby, M., Jones, A., Foca, L., Bieganski, J. and Starke, S. (2014) ‘Children of prisoners: exploring the impact of families' reappraisal of the role and status of the imprisoned parent on children's coping strategiesEuropean Journal of Social Work . ISSN 1369-1457

Jones, A (2014) Understanding Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean [Video]

2013

Jones, A., Gallagher, B., Manby, M., Robertson, O., Sch�tzwohl, M., Berman, A., Hirschfield, A., Ayre, L., Urban, M., Sharratt, K. and Christmann, K. (2013) Children of Prisoners: Interventions and mitigations to strengthen mental health . Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. ISBN 9781862181168

Pasura, D., Jones, A., Hafner, J., Maharaj, P., Nathaniel-DeCaires, K. and Johnson, E. (2013) ‘Competing meanings of childhood and the social construction of child sexual abuse in the CaribbeanChildhood: A journal of global child research , 20 (2), pp. 200-214. ISSN 0907-5682

Jones, A (2013) ‘A Culturally-contexted Study of Perceptions, Attitudes and Opinions on Child Sexual Abuse’. In: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean. : Palgrave Macmillan. . ISBN 9781137020048

Jones, A (2013) ‘'Pimping Your Child': Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Transactional Child Sexual Abuse’. In: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean. : Palgrave Macmillan. . ISBN 9781137020048

Jones, A (2013) Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean . : Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137020048

Jones, A (2013) ‘Deconstructing Narratives of Child Sexual Abuse’. In: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean. : Palgrave Macmillan. . ISBN 9781137020048

Pasura, D., Jones, A. and Da Breo, H. (2013) ‘IMPACT: Interventions and Mitigations to Prevent the Abuse of Children – it’s Time. A Public Health Oriented Systems Model for Change’. In: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean. : Palgrave Macmillan. . ISBN 9781137020048

Trotman Jemmott, E., Jones, A., Maharaj, P. and Da Breo, H. (2013) ‘Teenage pregnancy and child sexual exploitation in the Caribbean: A qualitative studyBMC Women's Health . ISSN 1472-6874

Sogren, M. and Jones, A. (2013) ‘Towards Modernising Residential Care in the Caribbean: Lessons from Trinidad and TobagoCaribbean Childhoods: From Research to Action The Journal of the Children’s Issues, Coalition of the University of the West Indies .

Smith, K. and Jones, A. (2013) ‘Gender Sensitivity, Human Rights and the Effects of Detention on Women Seeking Asylum in the United KingdomJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies . ISSN 1369-183X

Jones, A (2013) ‘Reducing risks for child sexual abuse: unlocking synergies of childhood conceptualisations, patriarchy and gender inequalityJournal of Sex Research . ISSN 0022-4499

Jones, A (2013) ‘Gender inequality and Patricentricity: unlocking synergies in the construction of child sexual abuse in the CaribbeanGender and Society . ISSN 0891-2432

2012

Jones, A (2012) ‘Overview of COPING project findings’. In: COPING final conference, 6th November 2012, Brussels, Belgium

Robertson, O., Sharratt, K., Pascaru, G., Bieganski, J., Kearney, H., Sommerland, N., Jones, A., Raikes, B., Urban, M. and Cheung, R. (2012) ‘Stakeholder Perspectives on the Needs of Children of Prisoners in EuropeScientific Annals of the Ioan Cuza University Iasi: Social Work Series , 5 (2), pp. 98-114. ISSN 2065-3131

Jones, A (2012) ‘Editorial: Experiences of Invisible, Marginalised or Socially Excluded Childhood; Implications for National and International AgendasScientific Annals of the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University. New Series. Sociology and Social Work Section , 2 (5), pp. 5-18. ISSN 2066-8961

Smith, K. and Jones, A. (2012) ‘Experiences of Asylum Seeking Women and Their Children in United Kingdom Detention Facilities: A Matter for Rights EnforcementScientific Annals of the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University. New Series. Sociology and Social Work Section , 2 (5), pp. 138-153. ISSN 2066-8961

Sogren, M., Jones, A., Nathaniel, K. and Cameron-Padmore, J. (2012) ‘Reconfiguring Social Work Education to Fight HIV–AIDS: A Model for Developmental ContextsSocial Work Education , 31 (7), pp. 880-895. ISSN 0261-5479

Ochen, E., Jones, A. and McAuley, J. (2012) ‘Formerly Abducted Child Mothers in Northern Uganda: A Critique of Modern Structures for Child Protection and ReintegrationJournal of Community Practice , 20 (1-2), pp. 89-111. ISSN 1070-5422

2011

Manby, M. and Jones, A. (2011) COPING: Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health. Perspectives of Children, Parents and Carers – Survey Analysis Results University of Huddersfield

Gallagher, B. and Jones, A. (2011) COPING: Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health. Perspectives of Children, Parents and Carers – Ethical Procedures Report University of Huddersfield

Foca, L., Manby, M. and Jones, A. (2011) COPING: Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health. Perspectives of Children, Parents and Carers – Romania Report University of Huddersfield

Manby, M. and Jones, A. (2011) COPING: Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health. Perspectives of Children, Parents and Carers – UK Report University of Huddersfield

Ullman, S., Manby, M. and Jones, A. (2011) COPING: Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health. Perspectives of Children, Parents and Carers – Sweden Report University of Huddersfield

Bieganski, J., Manby, M. and Jones, A. (2011) COPING: Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health. Perspectives of Children, Parents and Carers – German Report University of Huddersfield

2010

Jones, A (2010) ‘Patriarchy, gender inequality and culture: colliding dynamics in the construction of child sexual abuse in the Caribbean’. In: Research on Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean webcast for Stop It Now!, 3rd August 2010,

Jones, A (2010) ‘Culturally Contexted Perceptions of Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: An Overview of Research Findings’. In: Research on Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean webcast for Stop It Now!, 3rd August 2010,

Jones, A (2010) ‘Deconstructing Narratives of Child Sexual Abuse’. In: Research on Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean webcast for Stop It Now!, 3rd August 2010,

Jones, A (2010) ‘The Transactional Sexual Abuse of Children in the Caribbean’. In: 35th Caribbean Studies Association Annual Conference 2010, 24th - 28th May 2010, Barbados

2009

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2009) Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: The report of a study carried out across the Eastern Caribbean during the period October 2008 to June 2009 Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield and Action for Children

Jones, A (2009) ‘Social Marginalization and Children’s Rights: HIV-affected Children in the Republic of Trinidad and TobagoHealth and Social Work , 34 (4), pp. 293-300. ISSN 0360-7283

Jones, A (2009) ‘Perceptions, attitudes, opinions: Child sexual abuse, a study across six Caribbean countries’. In: 1st Joint Congress of ASASWEI and NASW, National Social Workers Congress, October 2009, South Africa

Jones, A., Bifulco, A. and Gabe, J. (2009) ‘Caribbean nurses migrating to the UK: a gender-focused literature reviewInternational Nursing Review , 56 (3), pp. 285-290. ISSN 0020-8132

Jones, A., Bifulco, A. and Gabe, J. (2009) ‘The Case of Caribbean Nurses Migrating to the UK: a gendered approachInternational Nursing Review , 56 (3), pp. 285-290. ISSN 0020-8132

Jones, A (2009) ‘A framework for research skills training, support and e-supervision for international PhD students’. In: UKCISA Annual Conference 2009, 1st - 3rd July 2009, Warwick, UK

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2009) Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: Issues for Montserrat. The report of a study carried out across the Eastern Caribbean during the period October 2008 to June 2009 University of Huddersfield, Action for Children and UNICEF

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2009) Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: Issues for Dominica. The report of a study carried out across the Eastern Caribbean during the period October 2008 to June 2009 University of Huddersfield, Action for Children and UNICEF

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2009) Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: Issues for Anguilla. The report of a study carried out across the Eastern Caribbean during the period October 2008 to June 2009. University of Huddersfield, Action for Children and UNICEF

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2009) Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: Issues for Grenada. The report of a study carried out across the Eastern Caribbean during the period October 2008 to June 2009 University of Huddersfield, Action for Children and UNICEF

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2009) Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: Issues for Barbados. The report of a study carried out across the Eastern Caribbean during the period October 2008 to June 2009 University of Huddersfield, Action for Children and UNICEF

Jones, A. and Trotman Jemmott, E. (2009) Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean: Issues for St. Kitts and Nevis. The report of a study carried out across the Eastern Caribbean during the period October 2008 to June 2009 University of Huddersfield, Action for Children and UNICEF

Jones, A (2009) ‘Social Work and Social Transformation: A Theoretical Model for AIDS Intervention’. In: HIV-AIDS and Social Work Practice in the Caribbean. Miami, Florida, USA: Ian Randle Publishers. pp. 19-38. ISBN 978976637566

Jones, A., Padmore, J. and Maharaj, P. (2009) HIV-AIDS and Social Work Practice in the Caribbean . Miami, Florida, USA: Ian Randle Publishers. ISBN 9789766373566

Jones, A. and Maharaj, P. (2009) ‘Disability, Sexuality and HIV’. In: HIV-AIDS and Social Work Practice in the Caribbean. Miami, Florida, USA: Ian Randle Publishers. pp. 139-154. ISBN 978976637566

Jones, A (2009) ‘Positive Women’. In: HIV-AIDS and Social Work Practice in the Caribbean. Miami, Florida, USA: Ian Randle Publishers. pp. 157-184. ISBN 978976637566

2008

Jones, A., Trotman Jemmott, E. and Kimmage, T. (2008) The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents: Issues for the Caribbean UNICEF (Unpublished)

Jones, A (2008) ‘Child-Centred Methodology: A Means to Understanding Psychosocial Neglect and Harm in Cases of Migration: A Caribbean Context’. In: XVIIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, 7th - 10th September 2008, Hong Kong, China

Jones, A (2008) ‘Towards Social Transformation, Let’s talk about CSA: The Silence is Deafening’. In: Forum to promote child friendly budgeting in the British overseas territories, 4th September 2008, Bridgetown, Barbados

Jones, A (2008) ‘A Silent but Mighty River: The Costs of Women’s Economic MigrationSigns: Journal of Women in Culture and Society , 33 (4), pp. 761-769. ISSN 0097-9740

Jones, A (2008) ‘Pickney Power and Politicised Childhoods’. In: Inaugural Professorial Lecture, 4th March 2008, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK

2007

Jones, A (2007) ‘Restorative Justice in Caribbean Contexts’. In: Moving the Agenda for Children Forward in the Eastern Caribbean - UNICEF End of Cycle Review, 5th - 6th December 2007, Barbados, Eastern Caribbean

Jones, A (2007) ‘Intersectionality, Children’s Rights and HIV: The Case of Street Children in Trinidad and Tobago’. In: Association of Caribbean Social Work Educators (ACSWE) 8th Biennial Caribbean and International Social Work Educators Conference, 26th - 30th June 2007, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies , pp. 59-60

Jones, A (2007) ‘Child-Centred Methodology: Children’s Experiences of Separation through Migration: the Case of Trinidad and Tobago’. In: Association of Caribbean Social Work Educators (ACSWE) 8th Biennial Caribbean and International Social Work Educators Conference, 26th - 30th June 2007, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies , pp. 14-15

Jones, A (2007) ‘Social Marginalisation and Children’s Rights’. In: Association of Caribbean Social Work Educators (ACSWE) 8th Biennial Caribbean and International Social Work Educators Conference, 26th - 30th June 2007, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies

Jones, A (2007) ‘Child-centred methodology: a means to understanding children's experiences of family separation through migration: the case of Trinidad and Tobago’. In: Focus on Children in Migration from a European Research and Method Perspective: a European Conference, 20th - 21st March 2007, Warsaw, Poland , pp. 12-14

2006

Jones, A (2006) ‘Migration, International Children's Rights, Child Abuse and Parenting’. In: Happy Families? FPI Conference 2006, 13th - 14th November 2006, London

Jones, A., Bifulco, A. and Gabe, J. (2006) ‘The Interrelationship of Work, Migration, Family Life and Health: The Case of Caribbean Women Healthcare Workers Migrating to the UK’. In: XVI ISA World Congress of Sociology, 23rd to 29th July 2006, Durban, South Africa

Jones, A (2006) ‘Social and Economic Development: Declaration of Mar del Plata and Plan of Action’. In: Roundtable and Special Session of the CISC: “Good Governance and Development in the Knowledge-Based Society”, 2nd - 3rd May 2006, Washington D.C.

2005

Jones, A. and Waul, D. (2005) ‘Residential care for black children’. In: Facing forward: residential child care in the 21st century. Lyme Regis: Russell House Publishing. . ISBN 9781903855751

2004

Jones, A., Sharpe, J. and Sogren, M. (2004) ‘Children's Experiences of Separation from Parents as a Consequence of MigrationCaribbean Journal of Social Work , 3 (1), pp. 89-109. ISSN 0799-1215

Jones, A (2004) ‘Involving children and young people as researchers’. In: Doing Research with Children and Young People. : Sage in association with The Open University. pp. 113-130. ISBN 9780761943808

2003

Jones, A., Sharpe, J. and Sogren, M. (2003) ‘Poverty and parental migration in Trinidad: Psychosocial effects on children’. In: Poverty Food and Health in Welfare International Conference 2007, 1st - 4th July 2003, Lisbon, Portugal , p. 43

Jones, A (2003) ‘Children of Migration: A Study of the Psycho-Social Status of Children in Trinidad Whose Parents Have Migrated’. In: British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Research Conference 2003, 16th - 17th May 2003, The Institute of Lifelong Learning, University of Leicester

Jones, A (2003) ‘Mandated Reporting of Incest - a Children's Rights Perspective’. In: ECLAC-CDCC/CIDA Regional Conference on Gender-Based Violence and the Administration of Justice, 3rd - 5th February 2003, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago , pp. 7-10

Jones, A., Sharpe, J. and Sogren, M. (2003) Children of Migration: A Study of the Care Arrangements and Psycho-social Status of Children of Parents who have Migrated University of the West Indies

2002

Jones, A (2002) ‘The fiction of permanence’. In: Adoption: changing families, changing times. : Routledge. pp. 172-178. ISBN 9780415256858

Jones, A (2002) ‘Letter to a social worker: reflections on mothering’. In: Adoption: changing families, changing times. : Routledge. pp. 91-98. ISBN 9780415256858

Jones, A., Jeyasingham, D. and Rajasooriya, S. (2002) Invisible families: The strengths and needs of black families in which young people have caring responsibilities York: The Policy Press and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

2001

Jones, A (2001) ‘Family life and the pursuit of immigration controls’. In: From immigration controls to welfare controls. : Routledge. pp. 83-105. ISBN 9780415250832

Jones, A (2001) ‘Child asylum seekers and refugees: rights and responsibilitiesJournal of Social Work , 1 (3), pp. 253-271. ISSN 1468-0173

2000

Jones, A (2000) ‘Exploring young people's experience of immigration controls: the search for an appropriate methodology’. In: Research in Social Care and Social Welfare. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. pp. 31-47. ISBN 9781853029004

1998

Jones, A (1998) The child welfare implications of UK immigration and asylum policy . Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University, Department of Applied Community Studies. ISBN 9781900634090

1997

Jones, A (1997) ‘The Application of Black Feminist Perspectives in Social Work Research: A Case Study’. In: Reclaiming Science: Social Work Theory and Social Work Research in the Making. : Fachverlag HFS Zentralschweiz. . ISBN 9783906413044

1996

Jones, A (1996) ‘The relationship between domestic violence, immigration and child protection’. In: Violence, Abuse and Women's Citizenship Conference, 10th - 15th November 1996, Brighton, UK

1995

Jones, A (1995) ‘Women and immigration’. In: Africa in the World: the 1945 Pan-African Congress and its Aftermath, 13th - 15th October 1995, Manchester Town hall, Manchester, UK

Jones, A. and Butt, J. (1995) Taking the initiative: the report of a national study assessing service provision to black children and families . : National Society for the Prevention of Child Cruelty (NSPCC). ISBN 0902498576

1994

Jones, A (1994) ‘Anti-racist child protection’. In: Protecting Children from Abuse: Multi-professionalism and the Children Act, 1989. : Trentham Books. . ISBN 9781858560007

1993

Jones, A (1993) ‘UK Anti-racist child protectionRace and Class , 35 (2), pp. 75-85. ISSN 0306-3968

1992

Jones, A., Phillips, M. and Maynard, C. (1992) A home from home: the experience of black residential projects as a focus of good practice . London: National Institute for Social Work. ISBN 0902789783

Esteem

Marks of Esteem since 2000

1. February 2000, ‘Black Children and Resilience: Nature and Nurture’, BAAF (British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering), London, UK.

2. March 2000, ‘Overcoming the Obstacles: Quality Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Children’, Family Rights Group, UK

3. February 2003, Mandated Reporting of Incest – A Children’s Rights Perspective, ‘Regional Conference on Gender Based Violence, ECLAC, CIDA and CGEP

4. March 2003, Trinidad. International Children’s Rights, ‘Practice Innovations: Creative Linkages with Policy, Practice and Research’

Social Work Conference, The University of The West Indies 

5. July 2003, Manchester UK. Learning from Research: Messages on Race and Disability. Race Equality Unit, London 

6. December 2003, London, UK. School for Oriental and African Studies. ‘Learning from international research on child/family separation – a response to the Victoria Climbie Inquiry. Race Equality Unit with NCH

7. March 2006, Washington, US. Organisation of American States Roundtable of Civil Society Organisations: ‘Good Governance and Development in the Knowledge-Based Society’. Paper presented on behalf of the Principal of UWI on the topic of ‘Social and Economic Development and The Declaration of Mar del Plata’

8. November 2006. London, UK. Invited Keynote Speaker at a national conference being organized by The National Family & Parenting Institute of the UK. ‘Happy Families? A Major International Conference Promoting the Emotional Well-being of Parents, Families and Children’

9. December 2007. Barbados. UNICEF End of Programming Conference. ‘Towards a Caribbean Model of Restorative Justice’;

10. March 2007. Inaugural Professorial Lecture. The University of Huddersfield. ‘Pickney Power and Politicised Childhoods’

11. September 2008. Barbados. ‘Action for Children’ and UNICEF. Forum to promote child friendly budgeting in the British Overseas Territories. ‘The Socio-economic Costs of Child Sexual Abuse’

12. March 2009. Manchester, UK. The Louise Dacacodia Educational Trust – International Women’s Day Conference. ‘It takes a whole village to raise a child- a woman’s perspective’

13. October 2009. Drakensburg, South Africa. National Social Workers Congress 2009 1st Joint Congress of ASASWEI and NASW.

14. November 2009. Grenada. Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean, Issues for Grenada – Presentation to the Government Cabinet together with UNICEF

15. January 2010. Anguilla. Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean, Issues for Anguilla – Presentation to the Government Cabinet together with UNICEF

16. January 2010. Montserrat. Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean, Issues for Montserrat – Presentation to the Government Cabinet together with UNICEF

17. January 2010. Nevis. Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean, Issues for St. Kitts and Nevis – Presentation to the Government Cabinet together with UNICEF

18. January 2010. St. Kitts. Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean, Issues for St. Kitts and Nevis – Presentation to the Government Cabinet together with UNICEF

19. August 2010. Massachusetts, USA. Stop It Now! Webinair. ‘Culturally Contexted Perceptions of Child Sexual Abuse:  An Overview of Research Findings’

20. August 2010. Massachusetts, USA. Stop It Now! Webinair. ‘Patriarchy, Gender Inequality and Culture: Colliding Dynamics in the Construction of Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean’

21. August 2010. Massachusetts, USA. Stop It Now! Webinair. ‘Deconstructing Narratives of Child Abuse’

22. Oct 2010. Dominica. Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean, Issues for Dominica – Presentation to the Government Cabinet together with UNICEF

23. November 2010. Romania. Children of Imprisoned Parents – COPING Public Awareness Event

24. January 2011. Huddersfield, UK. Huddersfield Women Graduates Association. ‘Reflections on an Academic Career’

25. April 2011. Trinidad- University of The West Indies. ‘Research and Practice for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse’

26.April 2011. Paris. Children of Imprisoned Parents – COPING Public Awareness Event

27. April 2011. Trinidad. IGDS. Break the Silence Campaign. ‘The Socio-economic Costs of CSA’

28. April 2011. Trinidad. UWI – Knowledge Transfer Project. ‘Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean, an overview of research findings’

29. May 2011. York University. Children of Prisoners: Mitigations and Interventions to Improve Mental Health; an FP7 Project

30. September 2011. Stockholm, Sweden. Children of Imprisoned Parents – COPING Public Awareness Event

31. September 2011. Cape Town, South Africa. World Health Organisation, 5th Milestones Meeting for the Prevention of Global Violence

32. March 2012. Huddersfield, UK. Children of Imprisoned Parents: Issues for Schools– Knowledge Dissemination Conference

33. April 2012. Germany. Children of Imprisoned Parents – COPING Knowledge Dissemination Conference

34. May 2012. Jamaica. UNICEF Sub-regional meeting on Violence against Children

35. June 2012. Uganda. Wells of Hope Study visit – Children of Imprisoned Parents

36. June 2012. UK. Opportunities and Challenges in Feminist Narrative Research Conference

37. July 2012. UK. Africa Utopia- ‘Quick Hide Madonna’s Coming: Africa and Adoption

38. October 2012. Manchester – Pennine Care National Health Trust. ‘Health Professional Responses and Responsibilities in Addressing Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

39. November 2012. Brussels, Belgium. COPING with a Parent in Prison: An Agenda for Policy Reform           

40. November 2012. Barbados. UN Women, UNICEF and UNiTE Subregional Conference- “Combating Sexual Violence against Children in The Caribbean:  From Isolated Actions to Integrated Strategies”

41. December 2012.  University of Huddersfield. ‘Adoption or Residential Care’ (with Sir Martin Narey – Government Advisor on Adoption)

42. February 2013. Barbados. UNICEF, UWI and British High Commission. ‘Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean – Public Lecture

43. February 2013. Trinidad- University of The West Indies. ‘Multi-professional Seminar on Child Sexual Abuse’ with Department of Psychiatry

44. February 2013. Trinidad- University of The West Indies. ‘Workshop for Schools and Education Social Workers – Identifying and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse’

45. February 2013. Barbados - University of The West Indies. ‘Multi-professional Seminar on Child Sexual Abuse’

46. March 2013. UK. International Social Work Day, Keynote Speaker, University of Huddersfield

47. April 2013. UK. ‘Deconstructing Narratives of Child Sexual Abuse’, The University of Leeds.

48. June 2013. UK. How do you solve a problem like crime in West Yorkshire? ‘COPING Findings and Recommendations’

49. September 2013. Romania. ‘The Social Implications of Women’s Economic Migration’. The International Conference on Gender, Work, Family and Change. University of Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Romania.

50. May 2014. Sweden. On the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. ‘Child-Friendly Justice: What it Means and How it is Realized’, Stockholm University.

51. January 2015. Huddersfield. ‘The Crisis in Child Protection: Lessons from the Caribbean’, The Crisis in Child Protection Conference.

52. February 2015. Manchester. ‘Impact of parental incarceration on mental health and outcomes for children’, IHoP Conference- Supporting Children and Families affected by Parental Offending in Greater Manchester.

53. March 2015. Grenada. Launch of Project Rise (Partnership between Sandals and the Sweet Water Foundation)

54. April 2015. Honduras. Invitation to provide specialist expertise on violence against children to Heads of UNICEF regional meeting

55. July 2015. Milton Keynes. ‘The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development’, Joint Council for Social Work Education and Research Biennial Conference.

56. Nov 2015. Manchester. Contact Theatre – Guest panelist for Why? Young People’s Festival

57. Nov 2015. Lancaster. ‘Children of Prisoners’ Keynote Speaker at Barnardos/Partners of Prisoners’ I-HOP Conference.

58. Nov 2015. Preston. ‘Male Status and Impunity in the Sexual Abuse of Children’. UCLAN Seminar Series

59. Nov 2015. Salford. ‘Abasindi and Black Women’s Activism’, Politics of Location Conference, Salford University

60. Oct 2015. Manchester. ‘Launch of Catching Hell and Doing Well’, Manchester Metropolitan University

61. March 2016. Huddersfield. ‘Slavery and CSE’ Launch of Secure Societies

62. March 2016. Huddersfield. International Social Work Day – Opening Speaker

63. March 2016. BBC – Interviewed for the Click Radio Programme

64. Aug 2016. EU – None in Three Knowledge Dissemination Event, Barbados

65. Oct 2016. Manchester. Contact Theatre – Guest panelist for Why? Young People’s Festival

66. March 2017. London, Foreign and Commonwealth Office – Invited to make a presentation to the High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean on gender issues.

External Examiner:

1. 2009- University of The West Indies, Masters in Social Work – HIV-AIDS Prevention, Management & Treatment

2. 2009- University of The West Indies, Masters in Social Work – HIV-AIDS Programme Implementation

3. 2011- University of London, Royal Holloway, Department of Health and Social Care. Masters in Leadership and Management (children and families)

4. 2013- University of Surrey – PhD Examiner

5. 2013 – University of Sheffield – PhD Examiner

6. 2014 & 2015 – University of Middlesex – PhD Examiner

7. 2015 – University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa – PhD Examiner

8. 2016 – University of Manchester – PhD Examiner.

Other Marks of Esteem:

1.  April 2014. Invited to attend the UK Foreign Office to provide a briefing on gender issues to the newly appointed British High Commissioner for the Eastern Caribbean, OECS and CARICOM

2. Invited as Co-PI for University of the West Indies study of domestic violence (TT$500,000)

3. Editor/author of the first book on Child Sexual Abuse in the Caribbean (Jones, A. (Ed.) (2013) Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean, London: Palgrave Macmillan). UNICEF hosted book launch (February 2013) and British High Commission awarded a £16,000 Knowledge Transfer grant for a series of lectures in Barbados and Trinidad to maximise the book’s impact

4. Publication (Jones, A. (Ed.) (2013) Understanding Child Sexual Abuse: Perspectives from the Caribbean, London: Palgrave Macmillan) promoted by Alpha Galileo Foundation as its ‘featured book’ of week on the organisation’s main page 

5. Jan-March 2013. BBC – interviews about the COPING Project featured in 39 local BBC radio programmes across the UK

6. External Promotions Assessor for the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of The West Indies, Trinidad

7.   External Promotions Assessor for the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ghana

8. External Professorial Promotions Assessor for the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of The West Indies, Jamaica

9. Oct. 2010. Letter of commendation on the quality of the research on child sexual abuse in the Eastern Caribbean by UNICEF Representative Tom Olsen.

10. Nov. 2015. Invited to the Instalment Ceremony for the Chancellor of the University of Manchester

11. March 2016. Caribbean Media Corporation. Film of Public Address on Domestic Violence distributed across 32 Caribbean TV stations 

12. March 2016. BBC – Featured in the BBC’s global Click programme

13. Aug 2016. BBC  - Appeared on a Radio 4 programme about the life of international poet and playwright Lemn Sissay

14. Sept. 2016. Letter of commendation on the achievements of the None in Three project sent by HE Mikael Barfod EU Ambassador to the Eastern Caribbean – notification also sent to the Human Rights office of the EU, Brussels

15. Nov. 2016. Awarded winner of the NCCPE (National Coordinating Council for Public Engagement) award in the category ‘Health and Wellbeing’ for public engagement activities in the None in Three project

16. Nov. 2016. Interviews on the None in Three project with BBC radio stations in Derby, Leicester and Liverpool

17. Dec. 2016. Invited expert consultant at the Oak Foundation (Switzerland) annual review and programming meeting

18. March 2017. Invited keynote speaker at the inaugural conference of the International Coalition for Children of Incarcerated Parents (INCCIP), New Zealand

19. April 2017. Invited to attend the UK Foreign Office to provide a briefing to the newly appointed British High Commissioner for the Eastern Caribbean, OECS and CARICOM in respect of gender issues

20. In addition to radio appearances, over the years research I have led has been the feature of numerous articles in the written press.

Research Degree Supervision

I am currently supervising the following PhD students:

1. Resilience & Trauma: the Impact on Children of Homicide in Trinidad (Collaboration with University of the West Indies)

2. Construction of Adoptive Parenthood 3.Civil Liberties or Welfare

3. SW judgements in the application of  mental capacity legislation within the context of adult safeguarding

4. Female sex offenders and male victims

5. The Development of Sexuality among Adolescent Girls in Northern Nigeria

6. Computer games and interpersonal violence among young people.

Since 2007, I have supervised ten PhD students to successful completion on these topics:

1. Formerly Abducted Child Mothers in Northern Uganda

2. Professional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Barbados

3. The Impact of Parental Migration on Children Left Behind (Collaboration with University of the West Indies) 

4. Adolescents Experiences of Living with HIV-AIDS in Trinidad (Collaboration with University of the West Indies)

5. Adolescents Living with HIV-AIDS in Kwa Zulu Natal

6. Street Children in Nepal: Risk & Vulnerability to HIV-AIDS & STIs

7. Psycho-social Issues and the Support Needs of Children with Perinatal-Acquired HIV in Trinidad and Tobago

8. Readiness to Practice: Constructions and Meanings of SW Practice (Collaboration with University of the West Indies)

9. The Development of Resilience in Girls Engaged in Competitive Football

10. Domestic Violence in a Post-Conflict African Setting: A study of gender and role on personality, coping styles, attitudes to coercion and self-reported victimization in a Ugandan urban sample

Postgraduate research opportunities with Professor Adele Jones

2017-18

MSc by Research
PhD

2018-19

PhD
MSc by Research

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