Tracking the needs and service provision for women ex-prisoners (2013)
This study focused on women serving short-sentences who were interviewed as research participants during their time in the Dóchas Centre. The women outlined their life stories, needs and expectations giving details of health challenges, both emotional and physical. They also reflected on their histories of trauma and victimisation, homelessness and addiction and shared their stories of motherhood, social support networks, service provision and challenges in returning to mainstream society. This research was funded by the St Stephens Green Trust.
The Children Court - A National Study (2007)
In 2005, following on from the Pilot Study of the Dublin Children Court, the Association contracted Researchers to complete a Nationwide Study of the Children Court. This Research was co-funded by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform and the Special Residential Services Board.
Dublin Children Court (2005) & Literature & System Review (2005)
In 2004 the Association recruited two Researchers to undertake the following Research. Financial assistance was provided by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform.