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The School of Social Work proundly announces the following publications from faculty and staff. Citations are provided, in addition to downloads and/or links.

To correspond with the authors, follow the links to their email addresses. For additional information about the authors, visit the bio's on the Faculty and Staff pages.


Devine, M. C., & Amarjit, S. (Eds). (2013). Rural transformation and Newfoundland and Labrador diaspora: Grandparents, grandparenting, community and school relations. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Ellenbogen, S., Trocmé, N., & Wekerle, C. (2013). The Relationship between Dimensions of Physical Abuse and Aggressive Behavior in a Child Protective Services Involved Sample of Adolescents. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 6(2), 91-105. doi: 10.1080/19361521.2013.781562

Matsuoka, A., Guruge, S., Koehn, s., Beaulieu, M., & Ploeg, J. with Lithwick, M., Manuel, L., Mullings, D., Roger, K., Spencer, C., tyyska, V., Walsh, C., & Gomes, F. (2013). Prevention of abuse of older women in the post-migration context in Canada. The Canadian Review of Social Policy.

LeFrançois, B.A, (2013). The psychiatrization of our children, or, an auto-ethnographic narrative of perpetuating First Nations genocide through 'benevolent' institutions. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 2, 1, 108-123.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2013). Adultism. In T. Teo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Critical
Psychology: SpringerReference ( Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_304657

LeFrançois, B.A. (2013). Ethnography. In T. Teo (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Critical
Psychology: SpringerReference ( Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_304748

LeFrançois, B.A., Menzies, R. and Reaume, G. (2013). (Eds.). Mad
Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press Inc.

Menzies, R., LeFrançois, B.A. and Reaume, G. (2013). Introducing Mad
Studies. In LeFrançois, B.A., Menzies, R. and Reaume, G. (Eds.). Mad Matters:
A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press

LeFrançois, B.A. (2013). Queering Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: The subversion of heternormativity in practice. Children & Society, 27, 1, 1-12.


Ellenbogen, S., Trocmé, N., & Wekerle, C. (2012). Self-generated outcome expectancies concerning violence in intimate relationships: A comparison of aggressive and nonaggressive adolescents in a sample of child protective services users. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des Sciences du comportement, 44(4), 300-307. doi: 10.1037/a0028690

Mullings, D. V. (2012). Racism in Canadian social policy. In Anne Westhues (ed.), Canadian Social Policy 5th (95-113). Kitchener: On. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. ISBN 978-155458-409-3 (18 pages).

Mullings, D. V. (May 2012). The racial institutionalization of whiteness in contemporary Canadian public policy. In Nicky Falkof & Oliver Cashman-Brown (eds.), Critical Issues/series 'Ethos' – On Whiteness, volume 190 (355-343). Oxford: UK, Inter-Disciplinary Press. ISBN 978-1-84888-105-1 (8 pages).

Hair, H. J., Shortall, R., Olford, J. (2012). Where's help when we need it? Developing responsive and effective brief counseling services for children, adolescents, and their families. Social Work in Mental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15332985.2012.716389

Hair, H. J. (2012). The purpose and duration of supervision, and the training and discipline of supervisors: What social workers say they need to provide effective services. The British Journal of Social Work. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcs071

Klein. R.A. 2012. "Different Streams in Cruise Tourism Research," Special Issue on Cruise Tourism, Tourism, 60:1, (In press)

Klein, R.A. 2012. "Treacherous Waters: The Latest Bad Publicity for the Global Cruise Industry is Just the Tip of the Iceberg," Foreign Policy, April 6, 2012 (; Reprinted as "Stop Rearranging the Deck Chairs: Cruise Industry Needs Big Changes," Settle Times, April 10, 2012 (

LeFrançois, B.A. (2012). And we are still being psychiatrised. Asylum, 19 (1),

LeFrançois, B.A. (2012). Distressed fathers and their children: A review of the
literature. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 58 (2), 123-130.


Mullings, D. V. (2011). Culturally competent long-term care services for immigrant seniors in Newfoundland and Labrador: What does the future hold and what is the vision for care? Multicultural Women’s Organization of Newfoundland and Labrador with Seniors Bridging Cultures. St John’s: Newfoundland and Labrador.

Hair, H. J., & Fine, M. (2011). Social constructionism and supervision: Experiences of AAMFT supervisors and supervised therapists. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00255.x

Barter, K. (2011). Situation critical: Child protection in Canada - A personal reflection. Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies Journal, Winter 56(1), 11-15.

Barter, K. (2011). Newfoundland and Labrador's attempt to protect children: A critical look. Canada's Children Journal. Child Welfare League of Canada, 18(1), 35-40.

Ames, M., Pratt, M., Pancer, M., Wintre, M., Polivy, J., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. (2011). The moderating effects of attachment style on students' experience of a transition to university group intervention program. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 43(1), 1-12. (R)

Busseri, M., Rose-Krasnor, S., Pancer, M., Adams, G., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Polivy, J., Pratt, M.., Wintre, M. (2011). A longitudinal study of breadth and intensity of activity involvement and the transition to university. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(2), 512-518. (R)

Klein, R.A. 2011. "Responsible Cruise Tourism: Issues of Cruise Tourism and Sustainability," Special Issue on Cruise Tourism: Emerging Issues and Implications for a Maturing Industry, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 18, 103-112.

Klein, R.A. and J. Poulson. 2011 "Sex at Sea: Sexual Crimes on Cruise Ships," Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments, 7:2, 67-80.

LeFrançois, B. A. (2011). Queering Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: The subversion of heternormativity in practice. Children & Society. Published online on 26 APR 2011 at doi: 10.1111/j.1099-0860.2011.00371.x

Bâ, O.B. and LeFrançois, B.A. (2011). Ethnic genocide, trauma, healing and recovery: The case of identity ruptures and restoration amongst Bosnian refugees. In Matyok, T. (Ed.). Critical Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies: Implications for Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2011). Supporting positive relationships in families where fathers suffer with mental distress. Critical Social Work, 12, 1.


Mullings, D.V. (2010). Temporary mothering: Grieving the loss of foster children when they leave. Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, 1(2), 165-176

Devine, M. C. (2010) "Participation in organizational change processes in human services organizations: the experiences of one group of frontline social workers". Administration in Social Work. 34: 2, 114-134.

Klein, R. A. 2010. 'Cruises and Bruises: Safety, Security and Social Issues on Polar Cruises,' Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions: Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability (ed. M. Luck, P.T. Maher, and E. Steward), London: Earthscan Ltd., pp. 57-74.

Klein, R. A. 2010. "The Cost of Cruising," Vancouver Observer, April 13, 2010 ( (Reprinted in Island Tides, 22:8 (April 29 ¬ May 12) pp. 2, 11; Reprinted in The Tyee, May 21, 2010 (

Klein, R. A. 2010. "Greening the Cruise Industry," Journal of Ocean Technology, 5:1 (March), pp. 7 ¬ 15, 2010.

Klein, R. A. 2010. "Environmental Impacts of Cruise Tourism," Prows Edge Cruise Magazine and Guide to Cruising, July 2009. (

Klein, R. A. 2010. "The Cruise Sector and Its Environmental Impact," Tourism and the Implications of Climate Change: Issues and Actions, (ed. C. Schott), Bingley, UK: Emerald, pp. 113-130.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2010). Response to the Shaking the Movers IV report, re: the right to information. In CRAN (Ed.). Children's Rights Academic Network Final Report - 3rd Annual General Meeting. Ottawa: Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children's Rights.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2010). Children's resistance: Organizing collectively through children's rights legislation and children's agency. Conference Proceedings for PsychOUT. OISE, University of Toronto.


Al-Krenawi, A., & Graham, J.R. (2009). Helping professional practice with indigenous peoples: The Bedouin-Arab case. Maryland: University Press of America.

Ungar, M., Barter, K., McConnell, S.M., & Tutty, L.M. (2009). Patterns of Disclosure Among Youth. Qualitative Social Work, 8(3), 341-356.

Ungar, M., Tutty, L.M., McConnell, S.M., Barter, K., & Fairholm, J. (2009). What Canadian youth tell us about disclosing abuse. Child Abuse and Neglect, 33(10), 699-708.

Hair, H. J., & O'Donoghue, K. (2009). Culturally relevant, socially just, social work supervision: Becoming visible through a social constructionist lens. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 18 (1/2), 70-88.

Devine, Mike (2009) Organizational Commitment and Rapid and Pervasive Change in a Human Services Organization. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management. Vol. 9, Number 2. Pp. 9 - 21.

Tieu, T-T., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Wintre, M., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Polivy, J., & Adams, G. (2009). Helping out or hanging out: the features of involvement and how it relates to university adjustment. Higher Education, (published on-line December 25, 2009, DOI 10.1007/s10734-009-9303-0,

Klein, R. A. 2009. Getting a Grip on Cruise Ship Pollution, Washington, DC:
Friends of the Earth.

Klein, R. A. 2009. Cruising without a Bruising: Cruise Tourism and the Maritimes, Halifax, NS: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Klein, R.A. "An Intellectual Balancing Act," Sociology on the Rock (Issue 3), Winter 2009. (

Barter, K. (2009). Reclaiming community: Rethinking practices for the social work generalist in northern communities. In R. Delaney & K. Brownlee (Eds.) Northern & Rural Social Work practice: A Canadian Perspective (pp 209 - 221). Thunder Bay, ON: Centre For Northern Studies, Lakehead University.

Wintre, M., Gates, S., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Polivy, J., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. (2009). The student perception of university support and structure scale: Development and validation. Journal of Youth Studies, 12(3), 289-306. (R)

Provencher, V., Polivy, J., Wintre, M., Pratt, M., Pancer, M., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Adams, G. (2009). Who gains or who loses weight? Psychosocial factors among first-year university students. Physiology and Behavior, 96, 135-141. (R)

LeFrançois, B.A. (2009). Mental Health and the Fathering Role, Toronto: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).


Ellenbogen, S., Jacobs, D., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., & Paskus, T. (2008). Gambling behavior among college student-athletes. Journal of Applied Sports Psychology 20(3), 349-362.

Parsons, J. E. (2008). Life chances, choices and identity: Single mothers in post-secondary education. Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, 32(2), 136-46.

Wintre, M., Knoll, G., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Polivy, J., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. (2008). The transition to university: The student-university match (SUM) questionnaire. Journal of Adolescent Research, 23(6), 745-769. (R)

Klein, R. A. 2008. Paradise Lost at Sea: Rethinking Cruise Vacations, Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.

Klein, R. A. 2008. Multiple Entries (40) in Encyclopaedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments, Oxfordshire, UK: CAB International.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2008). "It's Like Mental Torture": Participation and mental health services, The International Journal of Children's Rights, 16, 233-248.


Mullings, D. V. (2007). Mothering White children: An African Canadian woman’s experience. The Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM). 9(2), 31-39.

Hair, H. J., & Learn, L. (2007). Woman with cancer: Identity challenges and supportive care needs: A response from a social work perspective. In L. Elit (Ed.), Women and cancer - Current issues and initiatives (pp. 203-226). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Ellenbogen, S., Gupta, R., & Derevensky, J. (2007). A cross-cultural study of gambling behavior among adolescents. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(1), 25-39.

Ellenbogen, S., Derevensky, J., & Gupta, R. (2007). Gender differences among adolescents with gambling-related problems. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(2), 133-143.

Lussier, I., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., Bergevin, T., & Ellenbogen, S. (2007). Youth gambling behaviors: An examination of the role of resilience. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21(2), 165-173.

Buote, V., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Adams, G., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Polivy, J., & Wintre, M. (2007). The importance of friends: Friendship and adjustment among 1st-year university students. Journal of Adolescent Research, 22(6), 665-689. (R)

Klein, R. A. 2007. "Protecting Paradise: Minimizing the Downside of Cruise Tourism," Proceedings of the 5th International Coastal and Marine Tourism Congress: Balancing Marine Tourism, Development and Sustainability (ed. M.Luck et al), Auckland: New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, pp. 242-257.

Cheers, D., K. Kufeldt, R. Klein, and S. Rideout. 2007. "Comparing Caring: Preliminary Findings of an International Research Project Based on the Use of the Looking After Children System in Canada and Australia,' Children Australia, 32:2, pp. 21 ¬ 28.

Kufeldt, K. D. Cheers, R. Klein, S. Rideou. 2007. Looking After Children in Government Care in Australia and Canada, Fredericton, NB: University of New Brunswick.

Klein, R. A. 2007. "The Politics of Environmental Activism: A Case Study of the Cruise Industry and the Environmental Movement," Sociological Research Online, 12:2 (March), (

LeFrançois, B.A. (2007). Children's Participation Rights: Voicing Opinions in Inpatient Care, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 12: 2, 94-97.


Gupta, R., Derevensky, J., & Ellenbogen, S. (2006). Personality characteristics and risk-taking tendencies among adolescent gamblers. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 38(3), 201-213.

Wright, R., John, L., Ellenbogen S., Offord, D., Duku, E.K. & Rowe, W.
(2006). Effect of a structured arts program on the psychosocial functioning of youth from low-income communities: findings from a Canadian longitudinal study. Journal of Early Adolescence, 26(2), 186-205.

Mullings, D.V. (2006). Policy needs of older Caribbean Canadian women: A long term care discussion. Caribbean Journal of Social Work, 5, 143-158.

Hair, H. J. (2006). Equipping social workers to advocate for children's mental health care reform: An example of proposed legislative change for Ontario. Canadian Social Work, 8(1), 113-127.

Kufeldt, K., L. McGilligan, R. A. Klein, and S. Rideout. 2006. "The Looking After Children Assessment Process: Promoting Resilient Children and Resilient Workers," Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services (Special Issue on International Foster Care), 87:4 (October-December), pp. 565 ¬ 574.

Klein, R. A. 2006. "Attack of the Oversized Playpen," Briarpatch Magazine
35:7 (November), pp. 14 ¬ 17.

Klein, R. A. 2006. "Troubled Seas: Social Activism and the Cruise Industry," Cruise Ship Tourism: Issues, Impacts, Cases (ed. Ross K. Dowling), Oxfordshire, England: CABI Publishing, pp. 377-388.

Klein, R. A. 2006. "Turning Water Into Money: The Economics of the Cruise Industry," Cruise Ship Tourism: Issues, Impacts, Cases (ed. Ross K. Dowling), Oxfordshire, England: CABI Publishing, pp. 261-269.

Klein, R. A., K. Kufeldt & S. Rideout. 2006. "An Examination of Resilience Theory and its Relevance for Child Welfare Practice," in Promoting Resilience in Child Welfare, (ed.) R.J. Flynn, P.M. Dudding, and J.G. Barber, Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, pp. 34-51.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2006). "They will find us and infect our bodies": The views of adolescent inpatients taking psychiatric medication, Radical Psychology, 5:1


Hair, H. J. (2005). Creating safety and stability for high-risk adolescents: A proposal for short-term secure residential treatment within a comprehensive system of care. Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 18(3), 37-47.

Hair, H. J. (2005). Outcomes for children and adolescents after residential treatment: A review of the research from 1993-2003. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 14, 551-575.

Hair, H. J. (2005). Clinical supervision and brief therapies: Exploring best fit. In L. Beddoe, J. Worrall, & F. Howard (Eds.), Supervision conference 2004 – Weaving together the strands of supervision (pp. 67-73). Auckland, New Zealand: Faculty of Education, University of Auckland.

Armstrong, M., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Ungar, M. & Friesen, B. (2005). Pathways between social support, family well being, quality of parenting, and child resilience: What we know. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 14(2), 269-281. (R)

Klein, R. A. 2005. Cruise Ship Squeeze: The New Pirates of the Seven Seas, Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.

Klein, R. A. 2005. Playing Off the Ports: BC and the Cruise Tourism Industry, Vancouver, BC: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.


Globerman, J., White, J., Mullings, D., & MacKenzie-Davies, J. (2004). Thriving in program management environments: The case of social work in hospitals. Social Work In Health Care, 38(1), 1-18.

Mullings, D.V. (2004). Situating older Caribbean Canadian women in feminist research: A Reflection. Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme. 22(2), 134-139.