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College Photo Name Carter-Anand, Janet
College Address School of Social Work & Social Policy,
Main Department Sch Office - Social Work & Social Policy
College Title Research Associate
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Teaching interests and responsibilities
Teaching responsibilities include MSW Research Coordinator, Social Work Reseach and Evaluation, Equality Studies, Organisational Analysis,International Social Work and Fieldwork Tutoring.
Professional Qualifications
Qualification Institution Class of Degree Title of Dissertation Date Conferred
PhD (Social Work) La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia   The Grey Zone: An Empirical Study of Peadiatric Social Admission in a Tasmanian Hospital 2005
University Teaching Course University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania     2006
Leadership in Social Work Program Mt Sinai Medical Centre, New York, USA     1995 Exchange Program
Post Graduate Diploma in Arts (Human Service Practice) University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia     1991
Bachelor of Social Work School of Social Work, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia     1981
Administrative Functions
Details Level Date From Date To
Research Ethics Approval Committee, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Chair current
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers 2006
Registered with the General Social Care Council, United Kingdom
Awards and Honours
Award Date
Teaching Research Grant (UTAS)
Start-Up Fund for New Lecturers (Trinity College) 31st Sept, 2007
Research Institutes / Centres / Groups
Research Institutes / Centres / Groups Description of Role Date From Date To
Social Policy & Aging Research Associate
Employment Details
Position Held Job Description Where Date From Date To
Lecturer, Social Work   MSW, Trinity College, Dublin January 2007 Present
Service to College i.e. administrative and management activities, College tutor, management role   Trinity College Dublin January, 2007 Present
Lecturer Teaching, Tutoring, Field Co-ordination and Administrative Responsibilities University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia 2005 2006
Manager, Department of Social Work Responsible for the provision of social work services to hospital patients and their families. Management and administration of department Launceston General Hospital, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia 1991 2004
Community Social Worker   Community Health Centre, Launceston Tasmania 1997 1997
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Research Interests
Organizational Theory and Behavior Research Methods Sociological influences on health
Research Projects
Project title Comparative Study of Practitioners Responses to the Abuse of Older People in the Community
Summary An international study of social work responses to elder abuse and intervention outcomes in the community.
Funding Agency
Type of Project
Date from 30 Sept, 2007
Date to
Person Months

Project title A Study of a Transnational Social Work Education Electronic Exchange Learning Collabortion
Summary The study involves a research collaboration between instructors at California State University, Fresno, USA, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, USA, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, University of Regina, Canada, and the University of Tampere, Finland. The instructors at these universities will initiate an electronic student learning collaboration project during the fall semester 2009, which they propose to assess through a textual qualitative analysis.
Funding Agency
Type of Project
Date from October 2009
Date to Novermber 2009
Person Months

Project title Trinity College Social Work Practitioner Research Network
Summary The network was established in 2007 by the School of Social Work and Social Policy , Trinity College, Dublin. One of the exciting and distinctive aspects of professions such as social work is the capacity to create new knowledge in complex human and social situations. There is a clear need to research this practice in ways which allow us to further develop this knowledge, and in ways which allow us to better represent these complexities. The Social Work Practice Research Network s main objective is to bring both practitioners and researchers together, and to help foster practice research activities.
Funding Agency
Type of Project
Date from 2008
Date to Ongoing
Person Months

Project title Use of Case Studies in Social Work Teaching
Summary Development of a interactive CD for teaching social work theory and practice across the different levels of practice (micro,messo& macro)
Funding Agency Teaching Grant, University of Tasmania
Type of Project
Date from 2006
Date to 2007
Person Months

Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Carter Anand, J., Clarke, K. , Crossing Boarders through Cyberspace: A Discussion of a Social Work Education Electronic Exchange Pilot Project across the Atlantic , Social Work Education , 28, (6), 2009, p583 - 597
Carter Anand, J., The paradox of paediatric social admission , Health Sociology Review, 18, (3), 2009
ISI Citation Record
Non Peer Reviewed
Carter-Anand J., Social Factors Influencing Paediatric Social Admission, Doris Seigel Colloquium, Mt Sinai Medical Centre, New York, USA, 2004
Carter-Anand J., The Grey Zone: An Empirical Study of Paediatric Social Admission in a Tasmanian Hospital. A Pilot Study of Patients and Carers Six Months after Discharge from Hospital, 4th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Quebec City, Canada, 2004
Carter-Anand J., Opportunity, Vision & Leadership in Social Work, AASW National Conference, Launceston, Tasmania, 1996
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