School of Social Work
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7
Tel: (709) 737-2030
Fax: (709) 737-7701

Dr. Ken Barter

Papers and Contributions

Conference/Workshop/Paper and Keynote Presentations

Barter, K. (2007). Rural social work practice. Day workshop with Family and Children Services of Cumberland County, Amherst, Nova Scotia, June 8, 2007.

Barter, K (2007). Is the crisis in child welfare a crisis for the social work profession? Bridging child welfare and social work education. Keynote address given at the Canadian Association of Schools and Social Work conference, 2007 Congress of the Humanities & Social Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, May 28-31, 2007.

Barter, K. (2007). Building bridges between the bureaucratic and community capacity building paradigms: An alternative approach to chlid protection. Paper presentation at the Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work conference, 2007 Congress on the Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, May 28-31, 2007.

Barter, K. (2007). Child and youth care work and child protection: Tensions and possibilities. Paper presentation at the Annual Provincial Child & Youth Care Conference, St.John's, NL, May 9-11, 2007.

Barter, K. (2006). Enough is enough: A time for truths about child protection. A response to the Turner Review. Public lecture given on November 15, 2006, Health Sciences Auditorium, Memorial University.

Barter, K. (2006). Enough is Enough: Building Community Capacity to Transform Child Protection. Invited keynote address and workshop presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of Social Workers in Northern Canada, Yellowknife, September 29, 2006.

Barter, K. (2006). Enough is Enough: Building Community Capacity to Transform Child Protection. Invited keynote address given at the 4th International Conference of the MacKay Centre for Research on Community and Children's Services entitled "Working Togther for Families", August 4-6, 2006, MacKay, Queensland, Australia.

Barter, K. (2004). Walking the talk to children and youth: A challenge to be embraced. Keynote address at the Cape Breton Network For Children and Youth conference, Gaelic College, St. Ann's Bay, Nova Scotia, October 26, 2004.

Barter K. (2004). Creating opportunities for children and families "at promise": Family resource programs contribution. Keynote address at the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Family Resource Programs, May 4-7, 2004, Gander, NL.

Barter, K. (2003). Community capacity building. Keynote address and presentation to the Eighth Annual General Meeting/Strategic Planning Day, Brighter Futures Coalition of St. John's Region, St. James United Church Auditorium, Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's, November 24, 2003.

Barter, K. (2003). Making a Difference: Social workers in Action. Keynote address at the 5th Annual Conference for the Association of Northern Social, Yellowknife, NWT - February 28 - March 2, 2003.

Barter, K. (2002). Contemporary Social Work: Considerations and Challenges for Practice". Keynote address at the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers Annual General Meeting and Conference entitled "Putting the Social Back in Social work: Taking Time for Community", April 24 - 26, 2002, Watrous, Saskatchewan.

Barter, K. (2001). Community Development Approach for Child Protection. Opening plenary address for the 2001 Atlantic Canada Professional Development sponsored by the Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs and the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Association of Family Resource Programs, St. John's, NF, June 7-9, 2001.

Barter, K. (2001). Reclaiming Community: Rethinking Crime Prevention. Keynote address at the 15th Annual Conference sponsored by the Atlantic Coordinating Committee On Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, June 4-6, 2001.

Barter, K. (2000). Role of Chair in Child Protection. Keynote presentation to the Board of Health and Community Services, Western Region, Annual Meeting in Corner Brook, November 23, 2000.

Barter, K. (2000). Reclaiming Community: Shaping the Agenda for Children and Youth. Keynote address in The Third Annual Recreation Conference, Holiday Inn, St. John's, March 10, 2000.