Ruth Webber


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Research outputs

Confidence of group home staff in supporting the health needs of older residents with intellectual disability
Webber, Ruth, Bowers, Barbara Joanne and Bigby, Christine. (2016). Confidence of group home staff in supporting the health needs of older residents with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 41(2), pp. 107 - 114. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2015.1130218

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Catholic Prison Ministry: "The light at the end of the tunnel"
Webber, Ruth. (2016). Catholic Prison Ministry: "The light at the end of the tunnel". In In R. van Eijk, G. Loman and T. W. A. de Wit (Ed.). For Justice and Mercy: International Reflections on Prison Chaplaincy pp. 41 - 62 Wolf Legal Publishers.

Book chapter

Sibling roles in the lives of older group home residents with intellectual disability : Working with staff to safeguard wellbeing
Bigby, Christine, Webber, Ruth and Bowers, Barbara. (2015). Sibling roles in the lives of older group home residents with intellectual disability : Working with staff to safeguard wellbeing. Australian Social Work. 68(4), pp. 453 - 468. https://doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2014.950678

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Engaging in cyberspace : Seeking help for sexual assault
Webber, Ruth and Moors, Rosetta-Jane. (2015). Engaging in cyberspace : Seeking help for sexual assault. Child and Family Social Work. 20(1), pp. 40 - 49. https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12052

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Health issues of older people with intellectual disability in group homes
Bowers, Barbara, Webber, Ruth and Bigby, Christine. (2014). Health issues of older people with intellectual disability in group homes. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 39(3), pp. 261-269. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2014.936083

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Sexual assault in relationships : Seeking help on a Q&A website
Webber, Ruth. (2014). Sexual assault in relationships : Seeking help on a Q&A website. Australian Social Work. 67(3), pp. 363 - 377. https://doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2013.834065

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Residential aged care for people with intellectual disability : A matter of perspective
Webber, Ruth, Bowers, Barbara Joanne and Bigby, Christine. (2014). Residential aged care for people with intellectual disability : A matter of perspective. Australasian Journal on Ageing. 33(4), pp. E36 - E40. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12086

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Spiritual wellbeing and its relationship to resilience in young people : A mixed methods case study
Smith, Lindsay, Webber, Ruth and DeFrain, John. (2013). Spiritual wellbeing and its relationship to resilience in young people : A mixed methods case study. SAGE Open. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244013485582

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Rebuilding communities after natural disasters: The 2009 bushfires in Southeastern Australia
Webber, Ruth and Jones, Kate. (2013). Rebuilding communities after natural disasters: The 2009 bushfires in Southeastern Australia. Journal of Social Service Research. 39(2), pp. 253 - 268. https://doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2012.754196

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Young people seeking help for sexual assault : a question-and-answer online environment
Webber, Ruth and Wilmot, Julie. (2013). Young people seeking help for sexual assault : a question-and-answer online environment. Youth Studies Australia.

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The dance of disclosure : online self-disclosure of sexual assault
Moors, Rosetta-Jane and Webber, Ruth. (2013). The dance of disclosure : online self-disclosure of sexual assault. Qualitative Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473325012464383

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Young people seeking help for sexual assault: A question-and-answer online environment
Webber, Ruth and Wilmot, Julie. (2013). Young people seeking help for sexual assault: A question-and-answer online environment. Youth Studies Australia. 32(2), pp. 30 - 38.

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Spiritual well-being and its relationship to resilience in young people: A mixed methods case study
Smith, Lindsay, Webber, Ruth and DeFrain, John. (2013). Spiritual well-being and its relationship to resilience in young people: A mixed methods case study. SAGE Open. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244013485582

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Implementing 'community development' in a post-disaster situation
Webber, Ruth and Jones, Kate. (2013). Implementing 'community development' in a post-disaster situation. Community Development Journal. 48(2), pp. 248 - 263. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bss052

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Rebuilding communities after natural disasters: The 2009 bushfires in southeastern Australia
Webber, Ruth and Jones, Kate. (2013). Rebuilding communities after natural disasters: The 2009 bushfires in southeastern Australia. Journal of Social Service Research. 39(2), pp. 253 - 268. https://doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2012.754196

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Exploring volunteering of committed young Catholics
Webber, Ruth. (2012). Exploring volunteering of committed young Catholics. Journal of Beliefs and Values. 33(1), pp. 71 - 82. https://doi.org/10.1080/13617672.2012.650032

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Drugs and having babies : An exploration of how a specialist clinic meets the needs of chemically dependent pregnant women
Morris, Michelle, Seibold, Carmel and Webber, Ruth. (2012). Drugs and having babies : An exploration of how a specialist clinic meets the needs of chemically dependent pregnant women. Midwifery. 28(2), pp. 163 - 172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2011.03.002

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Important aspects of Catholic identity for committed Generations X and Y Catholics
McKinley, Diana and Webber, Ruth. (2012). Important aspects of Catholic identity for committed Generations X and Y Catholics. Australasian Catholic Record. 89(3), pp. 322 - 332.

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Volunteering among Australian adolescents : Findings from a national study
Webber, Ruth. (2011). Volunteering among Australian adolescents : Findings from a national study. Youth Studies Australia. 30(1), pp. 9 - 16.

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After the bushfires: Surviving and volunteering
Webber, Ruth and Jones, Kate. (2011). After the bushfires: Surviving and volunteering. The Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 26(2), pp. 33 - 38.

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Re-positioning as a response to government higher education policy development :an Australian case study
Webber, Ruth and Jones, K.. (2011). Re-positioning as a response to government higher education policy development :an Australian case study. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management (print version). 33(1), pp. 17 - 26. https://doi.org/10.1080/1360080X.2011.536977

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A Catholic community response to the 2009 bushfires
Webber, Ruth and Jones, Kate. (2011). A Catholic community response to the 2009 bushfires. Australasian Catholic Record. 88(3), pp. 259 - 270.

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Models of youth ministry in action: The dynamics of Christian youth ministry in an Australian city
Webber, Ruth, Singleton, Andrew, Joyce, Marie and Dorissa, Arrigo. (2010). Models of youth ministry in action: The dynamics of Christian youth ministry in an Australian city. Religious Education: a platform for the free discussion of issues in the field of religion and their bearing on education. 105(2), pp. 204 - 215. https://doi.org/10.1080/00344081003645202

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Hospital experiences of older people with intellectual disability: Responses of group home staff and family members
Webber, Ruth, Bowers, Barbara and Bigby, Christine. (2010). Hospital experiences of older people with intellectual disability: Responses of group home staff and family members. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 35(3), pp. 155 - 164. https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2010.491071

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Third stream activities at Australian Catholic University
Webber, Ruth and Jones, Kate. (2010). Third stream activities at Australian Catholic University. In In N. Riseman, S. Rechter and E. Warne (Ed.). Learning, teaching and social justice in higher education pp. 137 - 151 University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre....

Book chapter

The practice of youth ministry in a changing context: Results from an Australian scoping study
Singleton, Andrew, Webber, Ruth, Joyce, Marie and Dorissa, Arrigo. (2010). The practice of youth ministry in a changing context: Results from an Australian scoping study. The Journal of Youth Ministry: the academic journal of youth ministry educators. 9(1), pp. 35 - 54.

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Developments in spirituality among youth in Australia and other western societies
Mason, Michael, Singleton, Andrew and Webber, Ruth. (2010). Developments in spirituality among youth in Australia and other western societies. In In E. Pace, L. Berzano and G. Giordan (Ed.). pp. 89 - 114 Koninklijke Brill NV.

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Staff responses to age related health changes in people with an intellectual disability in group homes
Webber, Ruth, Bowers, Barbara and McKenzie-Green, Barbara. (2010). Staff responses to age related health changes in people with an intellectual disability in group homes. Disability and Society. 25(6), pp. 657 - 671. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2010.505736

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Intellectual disability and ageing
Webber, Ruth, Bowers, Barbara Joanne and Bigby, Christine. (2009). Intellectual disability and ageing. In In R. Cahart (Ed.). Older people: issues and innovations in care pp. 60 - 77 Elsevier.

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Starting Life Anew: Resettlement Challenges of Salvadorian Refugees in Melbourne
Santos, Beatriz and Webber, Ruth. (2009). Starting Life Anew: Resettlement Challenges of Salvadorian Refugees in Melbourne. Just Policy: a journal of Australian social policy.

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A survey of people with intellectual disabilities living in residential aged care facilities in Victoria
Bigby, Christine, Webber, Ruth, Bowers, Barbara and McKenzie-Green, Barbara. (2008). A survey of people with intellectual disabilities living in residential aged care facilities in Victoria. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 52(5), pp. 404 - 414. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.01040.x

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The spirituality of young Australians
Mason, Michael, Singleton, Andrew and Webber, Ruth. (2007). The spirituality of young Australians. International Journal of Children's Spirituality. 12(2), pp. 149 - 163. https://doi.org/10.1080/13644360701467451

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Accounts of survival of Salvadoran refugees
Santos, Beatrice and Webber, Ruth. (2007). Accounts of survival of Salvadoran refugees. New Community. 5(3), pp. 50 - 54.

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The spirit of generation Y: Young people's spirituality in a changing Australia
Mason, Michael, Singleton, Andrew and Webber, Ruth. (2007). The spirit of generation Y: Young people's spirituality in a changing Australia John Garrat Publishing.

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Poverty: The impact of government policy on vulnerable families and older people
Webber, Ruth. (2006). Poverty: The impact of government policy on vulnerable families and older people. In In K. Serr (Ed.). Thinking about poverty pp. 79 - 91 Federation Press, the.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: The family and social context
Neophytou, Koula and Webber, Ruth. (2005). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: The family and social context. Australian Social Work. 58(3), pp. 313 - 325.

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Trust us: Indigenous children and the state
Webber, Ruth and Lacey, Sharon. (2005). Trust us: Indigenous children and the state. In In J. Bessant, R. hil and R. Watts (Ed.). Violations of Trust: How social welfare institutions fail children and young people pp. 51 - 70 Ashgate Publishing Limited.

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Price and prejudice: The politics of best practice and human service workers' knowledge
Campbell, Lea and Webber, Ruth. (2005). Price and prejudice: The politics of best practice and human service workers' knowledge. New Community. 3(1), pp. 4 - 10.

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Integrating work-based and academic learning in international and cross-cultural settings
Webber, Ruth. (2005). Integrating work-based and academic learning in international and cross-cultural settings. Journal of Education and Work. 18(4), pp. 473 - 487. https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080500327899

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The sole parent family: Family and support networks
Webber, Ruth and Boromeo, Deborah. (2005). The sole parent family: Family and support networks. Australian Journal of Social Issues. 40(2), pp. 269 - 283. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2005.tb00971.x

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Spirituality in adolescence and young adulthood: A method for a qualitative study
Mason, Michael, Singleton, Andrew and Webber, Ruth. (2004). Spirituality in adolescence and young adulthood: A method for a qualitative study. International Journal of Children's Spirituality. 9(3), pp. 247 - 262.

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Making stepfamilies work: Step-relationships in Singaporean stepfamilies
Webber, Ruth. (2003). Making stepfamilies work: Step-relationships in Singaporean stepfamilies. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development. 13(2), pp. 90 - 112. https://doi.org/10.1080/21650993.2003.9755930

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Violent acts: Why do they do it?
Webber, Ruth, Bessant, Judith and Watts, Rob. (2003). Violent acts: Why do they do it? Australian Social Work. 56(3), pp. 247 - 257.

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Youth workers; professional identities and narratives of workplace change: A preliminary report
Bessant, Judith and Webber, Ruth. (2003). Youth workers; professional identities and narratives of workplace change: A preliminary report. Journal of Australian Studies. 78, pp. 25 - 38.

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The impact of illicit drug use on non-using siblings in the Vietnamese community
Webber, Ruth. (2003). The impact of illicit drug use on non-using siblings in the Vietnamese community. Australian Journal of Social Issues. 38(2), pp. 229 - 246. https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2003.tb01144.x

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The impact of economic liberalism on Australian academics' research activities
Webber, Ruth. (2002). The impact of economic liberalism on Australian academics' research activities. Just Policy: a journal of Australian social policy. 27, pp. 29 - 37.

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Vietnamese - Australian young people and illicit drug use in Melbourne
Webber, Ruth. (2002). Vietnamese - Australian young people and illicit drug use in Melbourne. Youth Studies Australia. 21(3), pp. 11 - 18.

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