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Empowering Kibera during political change: a case study through a Freirean lens. (2021)
Journal Article
GIBSON, N., VERTIGANS, S. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. [2021]. Empowering Kibera during political change: a case study through a Freirean lens. International social work [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/00208728211010215

Empowerment is an often used concept and the work of Paulo Freire has helped to define the application and outcomes of approaches. The researchers visited Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya, during periods of political activity which had previously resulted in... Read More about Empowering Kibera during political change: a case study through a Freirean lens..

The adult safeguarding practice handbook. (2020)
Journal Article
GIBSON, N. 2022. The adult safeguarding practice handbook. British journal of social work [online], 51(8), pages 3395-3396. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa108

Adult safeguarding is a complex area of social work and requires the practitioner to draw upon many skills as they engage with the challenges of referrals, information gathering, multi-agency working and asserting the rights of the adult at the centr... Read More about The adult safeguarding practice handbook..

Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement. (2019)
Journal Article
VERTIGANS, S. and GIBSON, N. 2020. Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement. Community development journal [online], 55(4), pages 624-644. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsz012

Over recent years, resilient attitudes and behaviour are widely seen within the Global North to be potential solutions to community developmental challenges. Although greater international emphasis is being placed on ‘bottom up’ approaches, learning... Read More about Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement..

Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. (2017)
Journal Article
GIBSON, N. 2017. Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. Journal of kidney care [online], 2(1), pages 46-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46

Using photography with patients to help them express concerns, investigate coping strategies and learn from their peers is known as therapeutic photography. The practice has benefits to both professionals and participants, particularly with 'hard to... Read More about Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication..