Dr Amanda Howard

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone 61 2 93514091

Current research students

Project title Research student
Investigating the use of popular education and community development for professional training for the social service sector in regional and remote Australia. Miriam BEVIS

Selected grants

2018

  • Community Led Disaster Planning; Howard A, Rawsthorne M; Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal/Development of Evaluation and Monitoring Framework for Disaster Resilient: Future Ready Program.

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Bamforth, J., Gapps, B., Gurr, R., Howard, A., Onyx, J., Rawsthorne, M. (2016). Planning, funding, and community action: The Area Assistance story. Champaign: Common Ground Publishing. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Katrak, M., Blakemore, T., Pallas, P. (2016). Rural, regional and remote social work: Practice research from Australia. Abingdon OXON: Routledge.
  • Rawsthorne, M., Howard, A. (2011). Working with Communities: Critical Perspectives. Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing. [More Information]

Journals

  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Schubert, L., Gray, M. (2018). Hovering above the stream: Perception, experience and identity at the frontline of work with Australian unemployed clients. International Social Work, 61(2), 219-233. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Bevis, M., Blakemore, T. (2017). "They'll tell us when to evacuate": The experiences and expectations of disaster-related communication in vulnerable groups. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 22, 139-146. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T., Bevis, M. (2017). Older people as assets in disaster preparedness, response and recovery: Lessons from regional Australia. Ageing and Society, 37(3), 517-536. [More Information]
  • Agllias, K., Howard, A., Schubert, L., Gray, M. (2016). Australian Workers' Narratives about Emergency Relief and Employment Service Clients: Complex Issues, Simple Solutions. Australian Social Work, 69(3), 297-310. [More Information]
  • Cameron, J., Hodge, P., Howard, A., Stuart, G. (2016). Navigating dilemmas of community development: Practitioner reflections on working with Aboriginal communities. Community Development (Columbus), 47(4), 546-561. [More Information]
  • Agllias, K., Howard, A., Cliff, K., Dodds, J., Field, A. (2016). Students' Experiences of University and an Australian Social Work Program: Coming, Going, Staying. Australian Social Work, 69(4), 468-480. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T., Johnston, L., Taylor, D., Dibley, R. (2015). 'I'm not really sure but I hope it's better': early thoughts of parents and carers in a regional trial site for the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme. Disability and Society, 30(9), 1365-1381. [More Information]
  • Blakemore, T., Howard, A. (2015). Engaging undergraduate social work students in research through experience-based learning. Social Work Education, 34(7), 861-880. [More Information]
  • Gray, M., Dean, M., Agllias, K., Howard, A., Schubert, L. (2015). Perspectives on neoliberalism for human service professionals. Social Service Review, 89(2), 368-392. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Cliff, K., Dodds, J., Field, A. (2015). Process observations from an Australian cooperative inquiry project aimed at improving undergraduate student's experience. Qualitative Social Work, 14(6), 776-793. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Johnston, L., Agllias, K. (2015). Ready or not: Workplace perspectives on work-readiness indicators in social work graduates. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 17(2), 7-22.

Research Reports

  • Howard, A., von Meding, J., Blakemore, T., Heinsch, M., Allison, J., Cavaliere, S. (2017). Stronger for the storm: Community responses and recovery from the April 2015 storm event, Australia: NSW SES via SEMP, NSW Department of Justice.
  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Barrett, K., Stansfield, I., Gissane, J., Bryan, S., Murphy, B. (2016). Southlakes Connections Project: Networks, resilience and action in Southlakes community post the April 2015 storms, (pp. 4 - 99). Morisset NSW, Australia: Southlake Community Services. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T. (2015). Collaborating for Financial Sustainability Evaluation Report, (pp. 1 - 37). Sydney, Australia: Industry Development Fund NSW. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T., Bevis, M. (2014). Identifying risk perceptions, level of preparedness and communication channels for 'at risk' communities in respect to natural disasters, (pp. 1 - 65). Thornton, NSW, Australia: Hunter Councils NSW. [More Information]
  • Howard, A. (2006). What constitutes a child friendly community and how do we build child friendly communities?, Perth, Australia: Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth. [More Information]

2018

  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Schubert, L., Gray, M. (2018). Hovering above the stream: Perception, experience and identity at the frontline of work with Australian unemployed clients. International Social Work, 61(2), 219-233. [More Information]

2017

  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Bevis, M., Blakemore, T. (2017). "They'll tell us when to evacuate": The experiences and expectations of disaster-related communication in vulnerable groups. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 22, 139-146. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T., Bevis, M. (2017). Older people as assets in disaster preparedness, response and recovery: Lessons from regional Australia. Ageing and Society, 37(3), 517-536. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., von Meding, J., Blakemore, T., Heinsch, M., Allison, J., Cavaliere, S. (2017). Stronger for the storm: Community responses and recovery from the April 2015 storm event, Australia: NSW SES via SEMP, NSW Department of Justice.

2016

  • Agllias, K., Howard, A., Schubert, L., Gray, M. (2016). Australian Workers' Narratives about Emergency Relief and Employment Service Clients: Complex Issues, Simple Solutions. Australian Social Work, 69(3), 297-310. [More Information]
  • Cameron, J., Hodge, P., Howard, A., Stuart, G. (2016). Navigating dilemmas of community development: Practitioner reflections on working with Aboriginal communities. Community Development (Columbus), 47(4), 546-561. [More Information]
  • Bamforth, J., Gapps, B., Gurr, R., Howard, A., Onyx, J., Rawsthorne, M. (2016). Planning, funding, and community action: The Area Assistance story. Champaign: Common Ground Publishing. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Katrak, M., Blakemore, T., Pallas, P. (2016). Rural, regional and remote social work: Practice research from Australia. Abingdon OXON: Routledge.
  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Barrett, K., Stansfield, I., Gissane, J., Bryan, S., Murphy, B. (2016). Southlakes Connections Project: Networks, resilience and action in Southlakes community post the April 2015 storms, (pp. 4 - 99). Morisset NSW, Australia: Southlake Community Services. [More Information]
  • Agllias, K., Howard, A., Cliff, K., Dodds, J., Field, A. (2016). Students' Experiences of University and an Australian Social Work Program: Coming, Going, Staying. Australian Social Work, 69(4), 468-480. [More Information]

2015

  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T., Johnston, L., Taylor, D., Dibley, R. (2015). 'I'm not really sure but I hope it's better': early thoughts of parents and carers in a regional trial site for the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme. Disability and Society, 30(9), 1365-1381. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T. (2015). Collaborating for Financial Sustainability Evaluation Report, (pp. 1 - 37). Sydney, Australia: Industry Development Fund NSW. [More Information]
  • Blakemore, T., Howard, A. (2015). Engaging undergraduate social work students in research through experience-based learning. Social Work Education, 34(7), 861-880. [More Information]
  • Gray, M., Dean, M., Agllias, K., Howard, A., Schubert, L. (2015). Perspectives on neoliberalism for human service professionals. Social Service Review, 89(2), 368-392. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Agllias, K., Cliff, K., Dodds, J., Field, A. (2015). Process observations from an Australian cooperative inquiry project aimed at improving undergraduate student's experience. Qualitative Social Work, 14(6), 776-793. [More Information]
  • Howard, A., Johnston, L., Agllias, K. (2015). Ready or not: Workplace perspectives on work-readiness indicators in social work graduates. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 17(2), 7-22.

2014

  • Howard, A., Blakemore, T., Bevis, M. (2014). Identifying risk perceptions, level of preparedness and communication channels for 'at risk' communities in respect to natural disasters, (pp. 1 - 65). Thornton, NSW, Australia: Hunter Councils NSW. [More Information]

2011

  • Rawsthorne, M., Howard, A. (2011). Working with Communities: Critical Perspectives. Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing. [More Information]

2006

  • Howard, A. (2006). What constitutes a child friendly community and how do we build child friendly communities?, Perth, Australia: Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth. [More Information]

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