Research

Journals and Chapters

Peer reviewed books, chapters and journal articles from the Research that explore different aspects of rangatahi experiences and kaimahi support can be found here.

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2016  |  2017  |  2018  |  2019  |  2020

2011  |  2012  |  2013  |  2014  |  2015

2006  |  2007  |  2008  |  2009  |  2010

2000-2004  |  2005

2020

  • "Earning, learning and access to support: The role of early engagement in work,employment skills development and supportive relationships in employment outcomes for vulnerable youth in New Zealand."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., Boden, J. & Johnston, W. Children and Youth Services Review, Advance access
    doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.104753.

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2019

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  • "Shame and recognition: Social work practice with vulnerable young people."
    Munford, R., Sanders, J. Child & Family Social Work. 2019;1–9.
    doi: 10.1111/cfs.12652.

2018

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  • "The impact of the social context on externalizing risks – Implications for the delivery of programs to vulnerable youth."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R. & Boden, J. Children and Youth Services Review, 85: 107-116.
    doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.12.022.
  • "The impact of school exclusion on later justice system involvement: investigating the experiences of male and female students."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R. & Liebenberg, L. Educational Review,
    doi: 10.1080/00131911.2018.1513909.

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2017

  • "Harm, Opportunity, Optimism: Young People’s Negotiation of Precarious Circumstances."
    Munford, R. and Sanders, J. (2017). Journal of International Social Work, doi: 10.1177/0020872817717322.
  • "Hidden in Plain View: Finding and Enhancing the Participation of Marginalized Young People in Research."
    Sanders, J. and Munford, R. (2017). International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 16: 1-12,
    doi: 10.1177/1609406917704765.
  • "Conditional Openness: Young People Define Practices for Successful Child Protection Interventions."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., Ballantyne, R., Henaghan, M., Allison, R. and Jackson, R. (2017). Interventions. Journal of Social Welfare & Family Law, 39 (3): 261-278,
    doi: 10.1080/09649069.2017.1351738.
  • "Pathways to Educational Aspirations: Resilience as a Mediator of Proximal Resources and Risks."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R. and Boden, J. (2017). Kotuitui:New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2017.1367312.
  • "Positive youth development practices and better outcomes for high risk youth."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., & Liebenberg, L. (2017). Child Abuse and Neglect, 69, 201-212. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.04.029.
  • "Making a claim for services: Supporting young peoples engagement with services."
    Dewhurst, K., Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2017).
    doi: 10.11157/anzswj-vol29iss1id233.
  • "Harnessing resistance in interventions with young people."
    Munford, R. E., & Sanders, J. (2017). Journal of Social Work Practice, 31(1), 79-93. doi:10.1080/02650533.2016.1164127.
  • "Culture and context: The differential impact of culture, risks and resources on resilience among vulnerable adolescents."
    Sanders, J. R., & Munford, R. (2017). Children and Youth Services Review, 79, 517-526. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.07.007.
  • "Child welfare practice in New Zealand: Challenges and possibilities."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2017). In The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare (pp. 85-95). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.04.029.

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2016

  • "Paths to positive development: A model of outcomes in the New Zealand youth transitions study."
    Boden, J., Sanders, J. R., Munford, R., Liebenberg, L., & McLeod, G. (2016). Child Indicators Research, 9(4), 889-911. doi:10.1007/s12187-015-9341-3.
  • "A positive youth development measure of service use satisfaction for youth: The 13-item youth services satisfaction (YSS-13)."
    Liebenberg, L., Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2016). Children and Youth Services Review, 71, 84-92. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.10.031
  • "The role of teachers in building resilience of at risk youth."
    Sanders, J. R., Munford, R., & Liebenberg, L. (2016). International Journal of Educational Research, 80, 111-123. doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2016.10.002.
  • "Foster Parents: An Enduring Presence for Vulnerable Youth."
    Munford, R. E., & Sanders, J. (2016). Adoption & Fostering, 40(3), 264-278. doi:10.1177/0308575916656713.
  • "The Same But Different? Applicability of a General Resilience Model to Understand a Population of Vulnerable Youth."
    Boden, J., Sanders, J., Munford, R., & Liebenberg, L. (2016). Child Indicators Research, 9, 1-18. doi:10.1007/s12187-016-9422-y.
  • "In Transition - Patterns of development and change among vulnerable young people."
    Sanders, J. R., Munford, R., & Boden, J. (2016). Child Indicators Research. doi:10.1007/s12187-016-9402-2.
  • "Finding meaningful support: Young people's experiences of “risky” environments."
    Munford, R. E., & Sanders, J. (2016). Australian Social Work, 69(2), 229-240. doi:10.1080/0312407X.2015.1133682.

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2015

  • "Fostering a sense of belonging at school-five orientations to practice that assist vulnerable youth to create a positive student identity."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2015). School Psychology International, 37(2), 155-171. doi:10.1177/0143034315614688.
  • "Bolstering resilience through teacher-student interaction: Lessons for school psychologists."
    Liebenberg, L., Theron, L., Sanders, J., Munford, R., van Rensburg, A., Rothman, S., & Ungar, M. (2015). School Psychology International, 37(2), 140-154. doi:10.1177/0143034315614689.
  • "Patterns of individual coping, engagement with social supports and use of formal services among a five-country sample of resilient youth."
    Ungar, M., Theron, L., Liebenberg, L., Tian, G., Restrepo, A., Sanders, J., Russell, S. (2015). Global Mental Health. doi:10.1017/gmh.2015.19.
  • "Validation of the Child and Youth Resilience Measure (CYRM-28) on a Sample of At-risk New Zealand Youth."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., Thimasarn-Anwar, T., & Liebenberg, L. (2015). Research on Social Work Practice, 14 pages. doi:10.1177/1049731515614102
  • "Staying on track despite the odds: Factors that assist young people facing adversity to continue with their education."
    Sanders, J. R., Munford, R., & Thimarsarn-Anwar, T. (2015). British Journal of Educational Research. doi:10.1002/berj.3202
  • "The role of positive youth development practices in building resilience and enhancing wellbeing for at-risk youth."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., Thimasarn-Anwar, T., Liebenberg, L., & Ungar, M. (2015). Child Abuse and Neglect, 42, 40-53. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.02.006
  • "Understanding service engagement: Young people's experience of service use."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. R. (2015). Journal of Social Work, 1-20. doi:10.1177/1468017315569676
  • "Young people's search for agency: Making sense of their experiences and taking control."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2015). Qualitative Social Work, online, 1-18. doi:10.1177/1473325014565149

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2014

  • "Peer paradox: the tensions that peer relationships raise for vulnerable youth."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., Liebenberg, L., & Ungar, M. (2014). Child & Family Social Work. doi:10.1111/cfs.12188
  • "The ‘right time’ – negotiating the timing of interviews with vulnerable young people."
    Urry, Y., Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2014). Journal of Youth Studies.
    doi:10.1080/13676261.2014.944120.
  • "Validation of the Hektner Future Emotions Questions as a Scale for Use with Youth in New Zealand."
    Liebenberg, L., Sanders, J. R., Munford, R., & Thimasarn-Anwar, T. (2014). Child Indicators Research, 15 pages. doi:10.1007/s12187-014-9269-z
  • "Change, Relationships and Implications for Practice: The Experiences of Young People who use Multiple Services."
    Stevens, K., Munford, R., Sanders, J., Liebenberg, L., & Ungar, M. (2014). International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 5(3), 447-465. Retrieved from http://journals.uvic.ca/index.php/ijcyfs/article/view/13107
  • "Negotiating and Constructing Identity: Social Work with Young People Who Experience Adversity."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2014). The British Journal of Social Work, 1-17. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcu059
  • "Show Some Emotion? Emotional Dilemmas in Undertaking Research with Vulnerable Youth."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., Liebenberg, L., & Henaghan, M. (2014). Field Methods, 26(3), 239-251. doi:10.1177/1525822X13516842
  • "Positive youth development practices and pathways to better outcomes for vulnerable youth."
    Sanders, J. R., & Munford, R. E. (2014). Youth-centred practice: Children and Youth Services Review. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.08.020
  • "Engaging youth in youth justice interventions: Well-being and accountability."
    Henry, S., Henaghan, M., Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2014). Youth Justice, 1-16. doi:10.1177/1473225414562636
  • "Components of effective social work practice in mental health for young people who are users of multiple services."
    Munford, R. E., & Sanders, J. (2014). Social Work in Mental Health, 13(5), 415-438. doi:10.1080/15332985.2014.959239
  • "The interaction between culture, resilience, risks and outcomes: A New Zealand study."
    Sanders, J. R., & Munford, R. E. (2014). In L. Theron, L. Liebenberg, & M. Ungar (Eds.), Youth resilience and culture (Vol. 11, pp. 81-92). Netherlands: Springer Verlag.https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-017-9415-2_6

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2013

  • "Multiple Service Use: The impact of consistency in service quality for vulnerable youth."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., Liebenberg, L., & Ungar, M. (2013). Child Abuse and Neglect, 38(4), 687-697. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.10.024

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2012

  • "Pathways to resilience: Lessons of positive adaptation from a five-country study."
    Theron, L., Ungar, M., Tian, G., Duque, L., Liebenberg, L., Malindi, M., Sanders, J. (2012). International Journal of Psychology, 47(S1), 627. doi:10.1080/00207594.2012.709120.
  • "Young people, their families and social supports: Understanding resilience with complexity theory."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., & Liebenberg, L. (2012). In M. Ungar (Ed.), The social ecology of resilience: A handbook of theory and practice (pp. 233-243). United States: Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-0586-3_19
  • "Building strengths in families and communities." Munford, R., Sanders, J., & Maden, B. (2012). In J. Duncan, & S. Te One (Eds.), Comparative early childhood education services: International perspectives (pp. 57-77). United States: Palgrave Macmillan a division of Macmillan Publishers. Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/9781137016782_4
  • "Social work practice with individuals and families: Evidence informed assessments and interventions (pp. 237-264)."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2012). Assessment of families. In M. J. Holosko, C. N. Dulmus, & K. M. Sowers (Eds.), United States and Canada: John Wiley & Sons. Retrieved from http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118176979,descCd-tableOfContents.html

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2011

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2010

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2009

  • "Enhancing outcomes for children and young people: The potential of multi-layered interventions."
    Sanders, J., Munford, R., & Maden, B. (2009). Children and Youth Services Review, 31(10), 1086-1091. doi:10.1016/J.CHILDYOUTH.2009.07.003
  • "Participatory action research."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2009). In L. Liebenberg, & M. Ungar (Eds.), Researching resilience (pp. 77-102). Canada, United States, United Kingdom: University of Toronto Press.

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2008

  • "Losing self to the future? Young women's strategic response to adulthood transitions."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2008). Journal of Youth Studies, 11(3), 331-346. doi:10.1080/13676260801946480
  • "Drawing out strengths and building capacity in social work with troubled young women."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2008). Child and Family Social Work, 13(1), 2-11. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2206.2007.00501.x
  • "Conformity and resistance in self-management strategies of 'good girls'."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2008). Childhood, 15(4), 481-497. doi:10.1177/0907568208097203
  • "Building action focused research in social care organisations."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2008). Educational Action Research, 16(1), 19-30. doi:10.1080/09650790701833071
  • "Raising youth voices in community and policy decision making."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2008). In L. Liebenberg, & M. Ungar (Eds.), Resilience in action: Working with youth across cultures and contexts (pp. 355-379). Canada, United States, United Kingdom: University of Toronto Press.
  • "Assessment of families."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2008). In W. Rowe, & L. A. Rapp-Paglicci (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare: Social work practice (Vol. Volume 3, pp. 399-422). United States, Canada: John Wiley & Sons. Retrieved from http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0471762806.html

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2007

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2006

  • "Small steps and giant leaps at Te Aroha Noa. International Journal of Child and Family Welfare"
    Munford, R., Sanders, J., & Maden, B. (2006). 9(1-2), 102-112. Retrieved from http://www.cyc-net.org/Journals/ijcfw/ijcfw-9-1.html
  • "Identifying sensitive outcomes of interventions in community-based centres. "
    Berry, M., Brandon, M., Chaskin, R., Fernandez, E., Grietens, H., Lightburn, A., . . . Zeira, A. (2006). International Journal of Child and Family Welfare, 9(1-2), 2-10. Retrieved from http://www.cyc-net.org/Journals/ijcfw/ijcfw-9-1.html
  • "Community centre practice: Potential and possibilities for creating change. "
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2006). Journal of Social Work Practice: Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Health, Welfare and the Community, 20(1), 39-50. doi:10.1080/02650530600565910
  • "Towards an inclusive approach to family support evaluation."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2006). In P. Dolan, J. Canavan, & J. Pinkerton (Eds.), Family support as reflective practice (pp. 266-279). United Kingdom and United States: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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2005

  • "Authentic relationships: Possibilities for social work to make a difference for children and young people."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2005). Childrenz Issues: Journal of the Children's Issues Centre, 9(1), 12-16. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/press/journals/childrenzissues/index.html
  • "Activity and reflection: Research and change with diverse groups of young people."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2005). Qualitative Social Work: research and practice, 4(2), 197-209. doi:10.1177/1473325005052393
  • "Working with families: Strengths-based approaches."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2005). In M. Nash, R. Munford, & K. O'Donoghue (Eds.), Social work theories in action (pp. 158-173). United Kingdom and United States: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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2000-2004

  • "Recruiting diverse groups of young people to research: Agency and empowerment in the consent process."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2004). Qualitative Social Work: Research and Practice, 3(4), 469-482. doi:10.1177/1473325004048026
  • "Community development: Action research in community settings."
    Munford, R., Sanders, J., & Andrew, A. (2003). Social Work Education: The International Journal, 22(1), 93-104. doi:10.1080/02615470309129
  • "Editorial: Conversations with children concerning research and policy."
    Milne, S., Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2001). Urban Policy and Research, 19(1), 3-6.
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  • "Strengthening practice through research: Research in organisations."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2003). In Making a difference in families: Research that creates change (pp. 151-170). Australia: Allen & Unwin.
  • "Lessons from the evaluation of family support in New Zealand."
    Sanders, J., & Munford, R. (2003). In I. Katz, & J. Pinkerton (Eds.), Evaluating family support: Thinking internationally, thinking critically (pp. 169-189). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/0470013362.ch9
  • "Introduction: Making a difference. "
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2003). In Making a difference in families: Research that creates change (pp. 1-14). Australia: Allen & Unwin.
  • "Action research with families/whanau and communities."
    Munford, R., Sanders, J., Andrew, A., Butler, P., & Ruwhiu, L. A. (2003). In Making a difference in families: Research that creates change (pp. 93-112). Australia: Allen & Unwin.
  • "Action research."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2003). In C. Davidson, & M. Tolich (Eds.), Social science research in New Zealand: Many paths to understanding (2nd Edition ed., pp. 263-274). New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.pearsoned.co.nz/student/university/product-listing-page/product-details-page/?isbn=9781877258510
  • "Interviewing children and their parents."
    Munford, R., & Sanders, J. (2001). In M. Tolich (Ed.), Research ethics in Aotearoa New Zealand: Concepts, practice, critique (pp. 99-111). New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand.
  • "Aoteraoa/New Zealand: Working differently with communities and families."
    Munford, R., Sanders, J., Andrew, A., Butler, P., Kaipuke, R., & Ruwhiu, L. A. (2001). In C. Warren-Adamson (Ed.), Family centres and their international role in social action: Social work as informal education (pp. 146-162). United Kingdom: Ashgate. Retrieved from http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&title_id=1274&edition_id=1345

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