Jayne Clapton

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This systematic review aimed to synthesize evidence on the effectiveness of transition support services (TSSs) that are delivered towards the end of care for looked-after young people (LAYP) on their adult outcomes, including education, employment, substance misuse, criminal and offending behaviour, parenthood, housing and homelessness and health. Searches(More)
PURPOSE This paper discusses how vocational rehabilitation (VR) in Australia has been captured by economic concerns, leading to its failure to deliver promised outcomes. Both public and private sector VR in Australia have undergone significant changes over the last two decades. The demise of non-profit and socially-based rehabilitation in favour of fixed(More)
Undertaking theoretical-conceptual research, this paper identifies and explores two dominant discourses that seemingly underpin ethical considerations about people with intellectual disability in this current biotechnological era. The discourses, identified as tragedy and catastrophe, are constructed from conjunctions of particular theoretical(More)
In Western society, Christian Churches historically have been, and contemporarily are, involved with people perceived with disability. While they may practise biblical ethical imperatives such as care, compassion, mercy, support, welfare and charity, Churches have, paradoxically, only minimally offered cohesive or explicit moral notions for the 'inclusion'(More)
Looked-after children and young people (LACYP) are recognized as a high-risk group for behavioural and emotional problems, and additional specialist training for foster carers may reduce such problems. This systematic review aimed to identify and synthesize evidence on the effectiveness of additional training and support provided to approved carers,(More)
Encompassed within forecasts offered by proponents of biotechnology about cures and control of disease and disability, are also predictions of an enhanced society. However, if the citizenship of our society is to be 're-membered' in the future with processes of elimination being employed on some potential lives deemed not worth living, deep ethical scrutiny(More)
BACKGROUND Over recent decades, a couple of interesting trends have occurred in regard to human services practices in Australia. First, there has been a significant shift from practices that previously have intentionally responded to emerging and continuing human need within communities to practices that are now managed within a context of managerialism and(More)
PURPOSE Tertiary rehabilitation, particularly in Australia, still costs a significant amount of money each year. Turnover in the rehabilitation industry is extremely high and rehabilitation professionals report being dissatisfied in their work. These ironic findings can be attributed to the state of tension in which rehabilitation finds itself. A decade(More)
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