Dr Linda Cusworth

Research Fellow

My Role

Linda joined Lancaster University in May 2017 as a Senior Research Associate in the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research, and is based in the Law School. She is working on the Nuffield-funded national study of supervision orders and special guardianship, with Professor Judith Harwin. Linda also continues to work on the Permanently Progressing project, in collaboration with the University of Stirling (more info here).

Linda is now a Research Fellow, and Co-Investigator/lead researcher on the £2.2million Nuffield-Funded Family Justice Observatory Data Partnership, led by Professor Karen Broadhurst (Sociology, Lancaster University) and Professor David Ford (SAIL Databank, Swansea University).

Disentangling the effect of out-of-home care on child mental health
Baldwin, H., Biehal, N., Cusworth, L.S., Wade, J., Allgar, V. 1/02/2019 In: Child Abuse & Neglect. 88, p. 189-200. 12 p.
Journal article

In-home support or out of home care?: Thresholds for intervention with abused and neglected children
Biehal, N., Baldwin, H., Cusworth, L.S., Wade, J., Allgar, V. 06/2018 In: Children and Youth Services Review. 89, p. 263-271. 9 p.
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Mind-mindedness in parents of looked-after children
Fishburn, S., Meins, E., Greenhow, S., Jones, C., Hackett, S., Biehal, N., Baldwin, H., Cusworth, L., Wade, J. 1/10/2017 In: Developmental Psychology. 53, 10, p. 1954-1965. 12 p.
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Transforming Community Health Services for Children and Young People who are Ill: A quasi-experimental evaluation
Spiers, G., Allgar, V., Richardson, G., Thurland, K., Hinde, S., Birks, Y., Gridley, K., Duncan, H., Clarke, S., Cusworth, L.S., Parker, G. 09/2016 In: Health Services and Delivery Research. 4, 25, p. 1-222. 222 p.
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Keeping children safe: allegations concerning the abuse or neglect of children in care
Biehal, N., Cusworth, L.S., Wade, J. 2014 London : NSPCC. 146 p.

Care closer to home for children and young people who are ill: developing and testing a model of service delivery and organization
Parker, G., Spiers, G., Cusworth, L., Birks, Y., Gridley, K., Mukherjee, S. 09/2012 In: Journal of Advanced Nursing. 68, 9, p. 2034-2046. 13 p.
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Understanding care closer to home for ill children and young people
Spiers, G., Gridley, K., Cusworth, L., Mukherjee, S., Parker, G., Heaton, J., Atkin, K., Birks, Y., Lowson, K., Wright, D. 7/06/2012 In: Nursing Children and Young People. 24, 5, p. 29-34. 6 p.
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Health, work and well-being: A study of the Coordinator and Challenge Fund Initiatives
Sainsbury, R., Weston, K., Corden, A., Irvine, A., Cusworth, L.S. 2012 Department for Work and Pensions. 131 p. Electronic ISBN: 9781908523914.

Multi-agency transition services: greater collaboration needed to meet the priorities of young disabled people with complex needs as they move into adulthood
Clarke, S.E., Sloper, T., Moran, N.E., Cusworth, L.S., Franklin, A., Beecham, J. 2011 In: Journal of Integrated Care. 19, 5, p. 30-40. 11 p.
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The Impact of Parental Employment: Young people, well-being and educational achievement
Cusworth, L.S. 2009 London : Ashgate. 243 p. ISBN: 0754675594.