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Mr. John Reddy

Research Interests

John's recent professional background is in research, evaluation and policy development across a range of child and family prevention and early intervention, social crime prevention, addiction and support programmes. Since completing a Master's Degree in Community Development at NUI Galway in 2008 he has worked as researcher and evaluator on numerous research and programme evaluation projects on behalf of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre (UCFRC) at NUI Galway and the Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes, and Practice (REPPP) project at UL, among others. John currently is the lead researcher on the ‘Making it Count' project, which studies how to make better use of evidence generated routinely in the youth justice system in order to inform youth justice policy and practice.

Publications

Published Reports

2019

Improving the Measurement of Effectiveness in the Irish Youth Justice System
Reddy, J. and Redmond, S.
(2019) Improving the Measurement of Effectiveness in the Irish Youth Justice System
University of Limerick, Limerick : The Research Evidence into Policy, Programmes and Practice (REPPP) Project, School of Law, UL
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.31880/10344/7684

2018

The Youth Justice System in Ireland: A Review
Reddy, J.
(2018) The Youth Justice System in Ireland: A Review
John Reddy(Ed.) University of Limerick : REPPP Project, School of Law, University of Limerick
[ULIR]

2017

The Evaluation of the Mol an Óige Common Sense Parenting Programme
Reddy, J. and Canavan, J
(2017) The Evaluation of the Mol an Óige Common Sense Parenting Programme
The National University of Ireland, Galway : UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre
[ULIR]

2016

Monitoring & Evaluation Framework
Canavan, J. Reddy, J. and O'Grady D
(2016) Monitoring & Evaluation Framework
Tulsa, Child and Family Agency : Tulsa, Child and Family Agency and the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre
[ULIR]

2016

Scoping Review of International and Irish Literature on Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Care
Moran, L., Devaney, C., McGregor, C. and Reddy, J.
(2016) Scoping Review of International and Irish Literature on Outcomes for Permanence and Stability for Children in Care
The National University of Ireland, Galway : UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre
[ULIR]

2015

Western Region Drugs Task Force (WRDTF) Family Support Needs Analysis 2015
Reddy, J. and O'Grady, D.
(2015) Western Region Drugs Task Force (WRDTF) Family Support Needs Analysis 2015
Galway : Western Region Drugs Task Force
[ULIR]

2015

Review of the Treatment Foster Care Service in Co. Mayo and Co. Roscommon
Reddy, J. and Canavan, J.
(2015) Review of the Treatment Foster Care Service in Co. Mayo and Co. Roscommon
The National University of Ireland, Galway : Tulsa, the Child and Family Agency and the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre,

2013

Evaluation of the Community Safety Initiative of the Childhood Development Initiative
Kearns, N., Reddy, J. and Canavan, J
(2013) Evaluation of the Community Safety Initiative of the Childhood Development Initiative
Dublin : Childhood Development Initiative
[ULIR]

2008

A Review of the Teenage Health Initiative (THI) in the former Western Health Board
Kearns, N. Reddy, J. and Canavan, J.
(2008) A Review of the Teenage Health Initiative (THI) in the former Western Health Board
The National University of Ireland, Galway : UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre
[ULIR]