University of Calgary

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Director - Academic CNAR
  • Aboriginal Issues, Indigenous Education, Rural & Northern Practice
  • Clinical Practice
  • Mental Health
  • Social Justice

Profile

Anne Marie has over 15 years of practice experience. Prior to her academic career, Anne Marie worked in child welfare, first as a front-line worker and later as a clinical consultant with complex multi-problem cases. She also worked extensively in the field of mental health as a therapist, supervisor and clinic manager. Anne Marie’s research interests include the translation of social work values and principles into practice, especially the concept of social justice.

Research and Scholarly Activity

2015 - 2016

Project:

Who are the Homeless of Slave Lake?

Funder:

Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research.

Principle Investigator:

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Co-investigators:

Rick Enns, Solina Richter

Total

$10,000­­­­­

 

2013 - 2015

Project:

Aging Out of Care: Rural Youth in Transition

Funder:

Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research

Principle Investigator:

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Co-investigators:

W. Pelech, R. Enns, Y. Iwasaki

Total

$39,846

 

2013 - 2014

Project:

Youth-Oriented Approach to Engaging Youth Living in Marginalized Conditions

Funder:

Homeward Trust, Edmonton

Principle Investigator:

Y. Iwasaki

Co-investigators:

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Total

$19,998

 

2012 - 2013

Project:

Working With and Engaging Marginalized Youth and Families to Make Positive Change

Funder:

Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research

Principle Investigator:

Y. Iwasaki

Co-investigators:

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Total

$40,000

 

2012 - 2014

Project:

Pilot Study on Youth Engagement for Marginalized Youth and Families.

Funder:

University of Alberta, Killam Research Fund

Principle Investigator:

Y. Iwasaki

Co-investigators:

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Total

$50,000

 

2012 - 2012

Project:

Travel Grant

Funder:

URGC Social Sciences & Humanities Subcommittee

Principle Investigator:

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Total

$1,800

 

2011 - 2012

Project:

Understanding Social Justice for Social Workers:  A Qualitative Inquiry into Child Welfare Practice.

Funder:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Principle Investigator:

Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Co-investigators:

M. Wilson, E. Gray

Total

$46,463

Education

2006      PhD, University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work

1984      MSW, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario

1982      BA Psychology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

Professional and Community Associations

International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect-member

Alberta College of Social Workers, Regulatory Committee Member

Publications from 2008-Present

Iwasaki, Y., Dashora, P., McLaughlin, A. M., McHugh, T. L., Springett, J., & Youth 4 YEG Team (in press). Reflections on the Opportunities and Challenges of Youth Engagement: Youth and Professional Perspectives. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning.

McLaughlin, A.M., Gray, E. & Wilson, M. (2015). Mending the disconnect: Child welfare workers embracing social justice. Children and Youth Services Review.59, 117-183.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.11.006

Nicholas, D., Newton, A. Calhoun, A., Dong, C. dejong-Berg, M., Hamilton, F. Kilmer, C., McLaughlin, A.M., Shankar, J., (2015).The experiences and perceptions of street-involved youth regarding emergency department services. Qualitative Health Research,3. DOI: 10.1177/1049732315577605

Iwasaki, Y., Springett, J.,Dashora, P., & McLaughlin, A. M. (2014).Youth-led development of a framework of youth engagement: Working with high-risk, marginalized youth through Participatory Action Research (PAR). Child & Youth Services, 35(4), 316-342.

Kreitzer, L., McLaughlin, A.M., Elliott, G. Nicholas, D. (2014). Qualitative examination of rural service provision to persons with developmental and mental health challenges. The European Journal of Social Work. DOI:10.1080/13691457.2015.1022859

McLaughlin, A.M., Feehan, R., Coleman, H., Reynolds, K. (2013).Negotiating openness: A qualitative study of adoptive parents’ experience of contact in open adoption. Canadian Social Work Review, 30(1), 5-23.

McLaughlin, A.M. (2011). Exploring social justice for clinical social work practice. Smith College Studies in Social Work, 81, 234–251. DOI: 10.1080/00377317.2011.588551

McLaughlin, A.M. (2009). Clinical social workers: Advocates for social justice. Advances in Social Work, 1(1), 51-68.

 

McLaughlin, A.M., Rothery, M., Babbins-Wagner, R, & Schefler, B. (2008). Decision making and evidence in direct practice. Clinical Social Work Journal, DOI 10.1007/s10615-009-0190-8.

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