Professor Judith Harwin

Professor in Socio-Legal Studies

Profile

I joined Lancaster University in April 2016 as a part time Professor in Socio-legal studies and co-director of the newly established Centre for Child and Family Justice and I am Chair of the Funding College. I previously held a Chair in Social Work at Brunel University London and before that I was Professor of Social Welfare Studies at Sussex University.

New entrants and repeat children: continuity and change in care demand over time
Harwin, J.E., Alrouh, B. 1/04/2017 In: Family Law. 47, 4, p. 407-411. 5 p.
Journal article

Spotlight on supervision orders: What do we know and what do we need to know?
Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Palmer, M., Broadhurst, K.E., Swift, S. 03/2016 In: Family Law. 46, 3, p. 365-368. 4 p.
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Considering the case for parity in policy and practice between adoption and special guardianship: findings from a population wide study
Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Palmer, M., Broadhurst, K.E., Swift, S. 02/2016 In: Family Law. 46, 2, p. 204-207. 4 p.
Journal article

Women and infants in care proceedings in England: new insights from research on recurrent care proceedings
Broadhurst, K.E., Alrouh, B., Mason, C.S., Yeend, E., Kershaw, S., Shaw, M., Harwin, J. 02/2016 In: Family Law. 46, 2, p. 208-211. 4 p.
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A national study of the usage of supervision orders and special guardianship over time (2007-2016): Briefing paper no 1: Special guardianship orders
Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Palmer, M., Broadhurst, K.E., Swift, S. 17/12/2015 Nuffield Foundation. 11 p.
Commissioned report

Connecting events in time to identify a hidden population: birth mothers and their children in recurrent care proceedings in England
Broadhurst, K., Alrouh, B., Yeend, E., Harwin, J., Shaw, M., Pilling, M., Mason, C., Kershaw, S. 14/12/2015 In: British Journal of Social Work. 45, 8, p. 2241-2260. 20 p.
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Vulnerable birth mothers and repeat losses of infants to public care: is targeted reproductive health care ethically defensible?
Broadhurst, K., Shaw, M., Kershaw, S., Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Mason, C., Pilling, M. 20/01/2015 In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 37, 1, p. 84-98. 15 p.
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Recurrent Care Proceedings: Part 4: the emergence of child protection as a public health issue: how would a more prevention-oriented approach alter the provision of services and the family-professional relationship?
Shaw, M., Kershaw, S., Broadhurst, K., Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Mason, C. 12/2014 In: Family Law. 44, 12, p. 1705-1708. 4 p.
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Recurrent care proceedings: Part 1: Progress in research and practice since the Family Justice Council 6th Annual Debate
Shaw, M., Broadhurst, K., Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Kershaw, S., Mason, C. 09/2014 In: Family Law. 44, 9, p. 1284-1287. 4 p.
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Capturing the scale and pattern of recurrent care proceedings: initial observations from a feasibility study
Broadhurst, K., Shaw, M., Harwin, J., Alrouh, B. 23/06/2014 In: Family Law.
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Child welfare and child protection policy in England and Wales
Broadhurst, K., Harwin, J. 05/2014 In: Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy. London : Taylor and Francis p. 245-256. 12 p. ISBN: 9780203796221, 9780415640404.
Chapter

Changing lifestyles, keeping children safe: an evaluation of the first Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) in care proceedings
Harwin, J.E. 2014 Nuffield Foundation.
Commissioned report

Introducing the main findings from: Changing Lifestyles, Keeping Children Safe: an evaluation of the first Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) in care proceeding
Harwin, J.E. 2014 Nuffield Foundation.
Commissioned report

Policy challenges in child protection and adoption
Broadhurst, K., Harwin, J. 2014 In: Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy. Abingdon : Routledge ISBN: 9780415640404.
Chapter

Recurrent care proceedings: Part 2 : young motherhood and the role of the court
Harwin, J., Broadhurst, K., Kershaw, S., Shaw, M., Alrouh, B., Mason, C. 2014 In: Family Law. 44, 10, p. 1439-1443. 5 p.
Journal article

Strengthening prospects for safe and lasting family reunification: can a Family Drug and Alcohol Court make a contribution?
Harwin, J., Alrouh, B., Ryan, M., Tunnard, J. 12/2013 In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 35, 4, p. 459-474. 16 p.
Journal article

Parents who misuse drugs and alcohol: effective interventions in social work and child protection
Forrester, D., Harwin, J. 21/01/2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN: 9780470871508. Electronic ISBN: 9780470977958.
Book

The Family Drug & Alcohol Court (FDAC) Evaluation Project: Final report to the Nuffield Foundation and Home Office
Harwin, J.E. 2011 Nuffield Foundation.
Commissioned report

Applying the 5-step method to children and affected family members: opportunities and challenges within policy and practice
Harwin, J. 12/2010 In: Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy . 17, SUPPL. 1, p. 179-192. 14 p.
Journal article

The concept of significant harm in law and practice
Harwin, J., Madge, N. 06/2010 In: Journal of Children's Services. 5, 2, p. 73-83. 11 p.
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Promotion of children's rights and prevention of child maltreatment
Reading, R., Bissell, S., Goldhagen, J., Harwin, J., Masson, J., Moynihan, S., Parton, N., Pais, M.S., Thoburn, J., Webb, E. 24/01/2009 In: The Lancet. 373, 9660, p. 332-343. 12 p.
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Parental substance misuse and child welfare: outcomes for children two years after referral
Forrester, D., Harwin, J. 12/2008 In: British Journal of Social Work. 38, 8, p. 1518-1535. 18 p.
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Focusing on parental and young people's substance misuse: exploring the links
Harwin, J. 11/2008 In: Child Abuse Review. 17, 6, 6 p.
Editorial

‘Reducing harm and building capacities for children affected by parental alcohol problems in Europe’:: a report for the EU SANCO comparing research, policy, practice, and service development across Europe.
Harwin, J.E. 2008 EU SANCO.
Commissioned report

The role of service delivery non governmental organisations in policy reform
Harwin, J., Barron, T. 29/11/2007 In: Child Abuse Review. 16, 6, p. 367-382. 16 p.
Journal article

The role of the court in cases concerning parental substance misuse and children at risk of harm
Harwin, J., Ryan, M. 09/2007 In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 29, 3-4, p. 277-292. 16 p.
Journal article

Parental substance misuse and child care social work: findings from the first stage of a study of 100 families
Forrester, D., Harwin, J. 11/2006 In: Child and Family Social Work. 11, 4, p. 325-335. 11 p.
Journal article

A Policy Study on Good Practice in Child Care in Eastern Europe and the Russian Federation; Final Report to Development Co-operation Ireland
Harwin, J.E. 2005 Department of Foreign Affairs Ireland.
Commissioned report

Parental substance misuse and child welfare
Harwin, J.E. 2005 Nuffield Foundation.
Commissioned report

Policy Review Report: Early Childhood Care and Education in Kazakhstan: reviewer and contributor to the report
Harwin, J.E. 2005 UNESCO Institute for Education.
Commissioned report

Making care orders work, a study of care plans and their implementation: studies in evaluating the Children Act 1989
Harwin, J.E. 2003 Stationery Office Books . ISBN: 0113223145.
Book

The implementation of care plans and their relationship to children’s welfare
Harwin, J.E., Owen, M. 2002 In: Child and Family Law Quarterly. p. 71-83. 13 p.
Journal article

A Study to Investigate Implementation of Care Orders made under the Children Act 1989
Harwin, J.E. 1998 Department of Health.
Commissioned report

Children at risk in Central and Eastern Europe: perils and promises
Harwin, J.E. 1997 UNICEF EWP Series.
Commissioned report

Children of the Russian state
Harwin, J.E. 1996 Avebury.
Book