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John Devaney
Social Worker & Academic with an interest in child welfare, domestic violence and the impact of adversity in childhood across the lifecourse.
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John Devaney 3h
Replying to @Amillar20Millar
Happy birthday Annemarie 🍾🎂
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Ewan King 19h
New guide from & for professionals on the impact on domestic violence during lockdown and as it eases
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John Pow 20h
The early morning sun lights up the sleepy village of St. Monans in the East Neuk of Fife to start another day.
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Frank Mullane Jul 7
We haven't yet managed to get suicide from domestic abuse in the DA Bill yet. Maybe in the Lords. I had another family contact me today. Referrals are coming in fast. These lost lives often go unnoticed except by family & friends
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Dorothy Miell Jul 7
No need to wait till the cinemas reopen to see this great film about women in history
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Myrna Dawson Jul 7
So pleased to have an article in top-ranked journal with lead author, Michelle Carrigan on legislation. Check it out: . No country in Global North currently has femicide offence or legislation. Why is that?
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John Devaney Jul 7
Look forward to meeting up when you’re settled and we can do that sort of thing!
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Journal of Family Violence Jul 6
We're excited to share news from our editor : has received an increased impact factor of 1.357 for 2019 & a 2019 CiteScore of 2.2. For more info visit
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Sara Livadeas Jul 6
It's hard to describe how angry I feel at these comments. Absent or constantly changing guidance, often issued late at night, sometimes contradictory, with little understanding of care home environments - which procedures didn't we follow ??
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John Devaney Jul 6
Welcome to Scotland! And many very good colleagues at the University of the West of Scotland. Many congrats, 👏👏👏
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Guy Shennan Jul 6
Wonderful - just found out about this in the latest newsletter in a feature by - well done SWU for supporting. Poems are powerful, both for individuals & collectively, as we found during - please support
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harry venning Jul 6
This week's Clare In The Community cartoon Drawn from life...
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David Gillen Jul 6
Wouldn’t it be great if someone with lived experience was included!!
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Duncan Chisholm Jul 5
Good morning!! Monday again and I’m going to kick off this week with one of the finest 2/4 pipe marches ever written, ‘The Conundrum’ composed by the great Peter MacLeod of Uig on the Isle of Lewis. Hoping it’s a peaceful and happy week for you all ❤️
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@RaceED Jul 1
RACE.ED Event: Taking Stock - Race Equality in Scotland (15 July, 2pm). Confirmed speakers include To Join us register here:
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Dr Sindy Joyce Jul 4
Replying to @SindyLJoyce
The very least the Government could do is use a capital T for Traveller on their website, we are an indigenous ethnic Minority not tourists.
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School of Social & Political Science Edinburgh Jul 4
The project is building a picture of how the Covid-19 lockdown has and continues to affect residents in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Submit your video diary and receive £15. Find out more:
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The University of Edinburgh Jul 2
An Edinburgh study is to gauge how lockdown has affected the families of care home residents. Experts in and will assess the psychological impact – and wider social repercussions – of distancing and other Covid-related constraints.
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Wayne Reid⚡️ Jul 3
Cambridge University Press are offering complete books to download regarding race, protests & civil rights. These are available for free until 12 July. Quite a selection. Check out and forward to those you think would benefit / be interested. ✊🏾✊🏻✊
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Andrew Gillies Jul 3
Appalling behaviour by the Home Secretary but a good example of local authority social work acting to protect a child put at greater risk by ⁦
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