Erin Barry



Communications Coordinator

Institute of Child Protection Studies

B. Community Education, UC
Phone: (02) 6209 1190
Email: erin.barry@acu.edu.au

Biography

Erin provides support to staff, research projects and organisation-wide to disseminate research findings, organise events, build the profile of ICPS and manage internal communications systems, including the ICPS website.

Prior to commencing at ICPS in 2012, Erin worked in the ACT youth and community sector for six years, undertaking a range of policy, advocacy, representation and sector/workforce development activities. From 2007 to 2012 she was employed at the Youth Coalition of the ACT, the peak body for youth affairs and young people in the ACT, as a Senior Policy Officer. Erin served on the Board of Mental Illness Education ACT from 2010 to 2013, including a term as President from 2012 - 2013. She is a freelance editor and writer.

Publications

Reports

Barry, E., & Robertson, E. (2012). Rate Canberra 2012: Findings from the Survey of Young People aged 12 - 25 in the ACT. Canberra: Youth Coalition of the ACT.

Non-refereed articles

Moore, T., McArthur, M., & Barry, E. (2015, 18 August). What do children and young people have to say about safety in institutions? [Opinion Article]. The Conversation.

Barker, J., & Barry, E. (2013). 'The Big Man': Homeless Young People and Negative Cultural Capital. Parity, 26(10), 31-32.

Barker, J., & Barry, E. (2013, 26 November). Itching for a fight: The motives behind alcohol-fuelled violence [Opinion Article]. The Conversation.

McArthur, M., & Barry, E. (2012, 17 October). Taking the big stick to single parents is not the answer [Opinion Article]. The Conversation.

Practice-based publications

Research to Practice Series

Issue 1: Barry, E., & Barker, J. (2013). Interventions and practice principles for supporting young people who are homeless. Research to Practice Series, Issue 1, March. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 2: Noble-Carr, D., & Barry, E. (2013). Identity and meaning in the lives of vulnerable young people. Research to Practice Series, Issue 2, June. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 3: McArthur, M., & Barry, E. (2013). Younger Mothers: Stigma and Support. Research to Practice Series, Issue 3, September. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 4: Saunders, V., & Barry, E. (2013). Children with Parents in Prison. Research to Practice Series, Issue 4, December. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 6: Moore, T., & Barry, E. (2014). Supporting Young Carers in Education. Research to Practice Series, Issue 6, June. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 7: Moore, T., Noble-Carr, D., & Barry, E. (2014). Child-Centred Practice. Research to Practice Series, Issue 7, September. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 8: Noble-Carr, D., Farnham, J., Dean, C., & Barry, E. (2015). Needs and Experiences of Biological Children of Foster Carers. Research to Practice Series, Issue 8, January. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 9: Barker, J., Thomson, L., & Barry, E. (2015). The Importance of a 'Human Connection': Helpful relationships with service users and linking social capital. Research to Practice Series, Issue 9. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Issue 10: Bullen, T., Taplin, S., & Barry, E. (2015). Supporting quality contact visits for children in out-of-home care. Research to Practice Series, Issue 10. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, ACU.

Moore, T., McArthur, M., & Barry, E. (2015). Not Everything is Imaginary: Children's Conceptualisations of Interpersonal Safety. Research to Practice Series, Issue 11. Canberra: Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University.