Dr. Carrie Smith

Dr. Carrie Smith

Assistant Professor

Office: DL239
Phone: 4463
Email: csmit486@uwo.ca

Carrie's teaching interests include social work practice, social work field education, research and child welfare.

Education

University of Windsor - BSW
University of Ottawa - BEd
Wilfrid Laurier University - MSW
University of Toronto - PhD

Research

The structure of child welfare organizations; child protection worker decisions; evaluations of child welfare programs; evidence informed practice and the ethical collection of data from vulnerable children.

Selected Publications

RESEARCH INTERESTS
The structure of child welfare organizations; child protection worker decisions; evaluations of child welfare programs; evidence informed practice and the ethical collection of data from vulnerable children.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Smith, C., Fluke, J., Fallon, B., Mishna, F., & Decker Pierce, B. (2017). Role specialization and service integration in child welfare: Does organizational structure influence the decision to refer to supportive services? Children and Youth Services Review, 82, 139-148. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.08.031.  

Smith, C., (2016). Ethical Consideration for the Collection, Analysis and Publication of Child Maltreatment Data. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.  

Fallon, B., VanWert, M., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Lefebvre, R., Allen, K., Black, T., Lee, B., Rha, W., Smith, C. & Goel, S. (2015).  Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect-2013 (OIS: 2013). Toronto, ON: Child Welfare Research Portal.

Csiernik, R., Smith, C., Dewar, J., Dromgole, L. & O’Neill, A. (2010). Supporting new workers in a child welfare agency: An exploratory study. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health.

Smith, C., Brown, J.B., Stewart, M., Trim, K., Freeman, T., Beckhoff, C., & Kasperski, J. (2009). Ontario care providers’ considerations regarding models of maternity care. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 31(5), 401-408.

Brown, J.B., Smith, C., Stewart, M., Trim, K., Freeman, T., Beckhoff, C & Kasperski, J. (2009). Level of acceptance of different models of maternity care. The Canadian Nurse, 105(1), 19-23.

Smith, C. & Stalker, C. (2008). The impact of training on educators’ reporting of child abuse and neglect.  Canadian Social Work, 10(1), 84-97.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS
Smith, C., & Tonmyr, L. (2017). Ethical Considerations for the Collection, Analysis, & Publication of Child Maltreatment Data. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect: International Webinar Series.

Smith, C., Fallon, B., Fluke, J., Mishna, F., & Decker-Pierce, B. (2016). Child Welfare Organizations: Does Structure Impact Who Gets Ongoing Services? Poster session presented at the International Congress for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), Calgary, Alberta.

Smith, C. (2016). Ethics of Child Maltreatment Data Collection. Presentation provided at the XXIst ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect Working Group on National Child Maltreatment Data Collection, Calgary, Alberta.

Smith, C. (2016). Ethics in Administrative Data Collection and Analysis. Presentation provided at the XXIst ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect Working Group on National Child Maltreatment Data Collection, Calgary, Alberta.

Smith, C. (2016). Does Organizational Structure Impact Decision-Making in Child Welfare? Presentation provided at the SSHRC Connections Grant Workshop, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.