Karen Fisher is a Professor at the Social Policy Research Centre. Her research interests are the organisation of social services in Australia and China; disability and mental health policy; inclusive research and evaluation; and social policy process. Karen applies mixed methodology and adopts inclusive research methods with people with disability, families, policy officials and services providers.

 

Publications

Books
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Howell J; Shang X; Fisher KR, 2018, NGOs and accountability in China – child welfare organisations, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90221-0
2018
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, Young people leaving state care in China, Policy Press, Bristol
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2016, Disability policy in China: Child and Family Experiences, Routledge Contemporary China Series, Routledge, UK
2016
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2014, Caring for Orphaned Children in China, Lexington Books, Lanham, https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780739136942
2014
Fisher KR, 2009, Whose Values Shape Social Policy? Policy Process Limits to Economic Rationalism, Original, VDM Verlag Dr Muller, Saabrucken, Germany
2009
Book Chapters
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Mays J; Fisher K, 2019, 'Disability and poverty', in Saunders P (ed.), Revisiting Henderson - Poverty, Social Security and Basic Income, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 238 - 256,
2019
Fisher K; Kayess RJ, 2019, 'Collaborative disability inclusive research and evaluation as a practical justice process', in Aggleton P; Broom A; Moss J (ed.), Principles, Practice and Social Change., Routledge
2019
Mays J; Fisher K, 2019, 'Disability and poverty', in Saunders P (ed.), , Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, pp. 238 - 256
2019
Fisher KR; Kayess R, 2019, 'Collaborative disability-inclusive research and evaluation as a practical justice process', in Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change, pp. 146 - 158
2019
Fisher K; Yu H; Li B; Goggin G, 2018, 'Disability employment in China: Empowerment through digital solutions', in Stepan M; Duckett J (ed.), Serve the People - Innovation and IT in China‘s social development agenda, MERICS Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin, pp. 61 - 71,
2018
Blaxland M; Shang X; Fisher KR, 2018, 'Women and care in China', in Shaver S (ed.), Handbook of Gender and Social Policy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 430 - 447, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781785367168
2018
Fisher K; Yu H; Li B; Goggin G, 2018, 'Disability employment in China: Empowerment through digital solutions', in Stepan M; Duckett J (ed.), , MERICS Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin, pp. 61 - 71
2018
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Housing pathways of young people leaving care', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 153 - 183, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000009&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Fisher KR; Shang X; Blaxland M, 2017, 'Disability and welfare services', in Carillo B; Hood J; Kadeza P (ed.), Handbook of Welfare in China, Edward Elgar, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781783472741
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Policy implications for young people leaving care in China', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 231 - 239, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Social networks and the employment of young people leaving care', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 135 - 151, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Alternative care practices in child welfare institutions', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 29 - 53, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Child maltreatment and prevention practices in Chinese orphanages', in Child Maltreatment in Residential Care: History, Research, and Current Practice, pp. 323 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57990-0_15
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Growing up in institutional family group care', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 207 - 229, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Robinson S; Fisher KR; Hill M; Graham A, 2017, 'In the picture: perspectives of young people with cognitive disability on rural and regional life', in Soldatic K; Johnson K (ed.), Disability and Rurality: Identity, Gender and Belonging, Routledge, Oxon, pp. 168 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315577340
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Social inclusion impact of a childhood in state care', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 71 - 83, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Fisher KR; Shang X, 2017, 'Young people moving from rural foster care to cities in China', in Soldatic K; Johnson K (ed.), Disability and Rurality: Identity, Gender and Belonging, Ashgate, Farnham, pp. 38 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315577340
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'State support for children in informal care', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 185 - 205, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Robinson S; Fisher KR; Hill M; Graham A, 2017, 'Views of young people with cognitive disability about care in their relationships', in Horton J; Pyer M (ed.), Children, Young People and Care, Routledge, UK, pp. 203 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315686752
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Economic security of young people leaving care', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 115 - 133, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Self-identity of young people leaving state care', in YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING STATE CARE IN CHINA, POLICY PRESS, pp. 85 - 114, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000430662000006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Fisher KR; Shang X; Xie J, 2016, 'Global South-North Partnerships: Intercultural Methodologies in Disability Research', in Grech S; Soldatic K (ed.), DISABILITY IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH: THE CRITICAL HANDBOOK, edn. International Perspectives on Social Policy Administration a, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 567 - 582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42488-0_36
2016
Shang X; Fisher KR; Guo P, 2014, 'Gender, Social Policy and Older Women with Disabilities in Rural China', in , Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 90 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137314796_5
2014
Parker Harris S; Owen R; Fisher KR, 2014, 'Structural and Cultural Rights in Australian Disability Employment Policy', in Schlund Vials C; Gill M (ed.), Disability, Human Rights and the Limits of Humanitarianism, Ashgate Publishing, Surrey, UK, pp. 83 - 100
2014
Fisher KR; Shang X; Guo P, 2014, 'Gender, social policy and older women with disabilities in rural China', in Sung S; Pascall G (ed.), Gender and Welfare States in East Asia: Confucianism or Gender Equality?, Palgrave, UK, pp. 141 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137314796
2014
Bach M; Chiriacescu D; Cote A; Cuk V; Devlieger P; Fisher KR; Heller T; Knapp M; Parker S; Quinn G; Posarac A; Schneider M; Shakespeare T; Walsh PN, 2011, 'Assistance and Support', in World Health Organisation (ed.), World Report on Disability 2011, edn. Original, World Health Organisation Press, Geneva, pp. 135 - 166
2011
Fisher KR; Shang X; Xie J, 2011, 'Support for social participation of children and young people with disability in China', in Carrillo B; Duckett J (ed.), China's Changing Welfare Mix: Local Perspectives, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 193 - 210, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203832776
2011
Bittman MP; Fast JE; Fisher KD; Thomson CM, 2004, 'Making the invisible visibile: the life and times of informal caregivers', in Folbre N; Bittman M (ed.), Family Time: The Social Organization of Care, Routledge Press, London, pp. 69 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203411650
2004
Fisher KR; Fine MD, 2002, 'Care coordination, case management theory and the coordinated care trials: reconsidering the fundamentals', in Australian Coordinated Care Trials, edn. 1, Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Servi, Canberra, pp. 23 - 38
2002
Fine MD; Fisher KR, 1999, 'The theory and practice of case management in coordinated care', in The Australian Coordinated Care Trials: local experience and technical observations, CHSD discussion paper no 1, edn. Original, Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong, pp. 39 - 47
1999
Fine MD; Fisher KR; Powell-Davies PG; Harris MF, 1999, 'Linking care in Sydney`s leafy northern suburbS: the evaluation of the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Coordinated Care Trial. Book 2.', in The Australian Coordinated Care Trials: methodological issues in trial design and evaluation, edn. Original, Ausinfo, Canberra, pp. 83 - 96
1999
Shang X; Fisher KR; Guo P, 'Gender, Social Policy and Older Women with Disabilities in Rural China', in , Palgrave Macmillan, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137314796.0010
Conference Papers
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Shang X; Fisher KAREN, 2017, 'Never become an adult? Support to young people with disabilities in Chinese state care to achieve economic security', in Never become an adult? Support to young people with disabilities in Chinese state care to achieve economic security, the 5th International Conference on Adoption Research, Auckland, New Zealand., presented at the 5th International Conference on Adoption Research, Auckland, New Zealand., 07 January 2016 - 11 January 2016
2017
Fisher KR; Purcal C, 2008, 'Measuring effective housing support policy for people with disability', in Measuring effective housing support policy for people with disability, National Disability Services Accommodation and Social Participation Conference, Sydney, presented at National Disability Services Accommodation and Social Participation Conference, Sydney, 01 January 2008
2008
Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2005, 'Affordability funding models for early childhood services', in SPRC (ed.), Australian Social Policy Conference 2005, Australian Social Policy Conference 2005, University of New South Wales, presented at Australian Social Policy Conference 2005, University of New South Wales, 01 January 2005
2005
Fine MD; Fisher KR; Thomson CM, 2000, 'Changing Care Solutions: Innovative Forms of Support for Older People', in Ageing and Active. Australia in the 21st Century. Future challenges and opportunities for Australia`s ageing populati, pp. 66 - 72
2000
Conference Presentations
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Shang X; Fisher K, 2019, 'Everything for the Children: Orphans Growing up in De Facto Adoption Families in China', presented at the 5th International Conference on Adoption Research, Auckland, New Zealand., 07 January 2016 - 11 January 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2018.1479674
2019
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2019, 'Everything for the Children: Orphans Growing Up in Informal Adoptive Families in China', Vol. 45, pp. 166 - 180,
2019
Meltzer A; Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Research findings about the ECI sector’s transition to the NDIS: Insights from two projects', presented at Early Childhood Intervention Australia NSW/ACT 27th State Conference, Sydney, Australia, 25 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
2017
Meltzer A; Heywood L; Fisher KR; O'Tarpey M, 2016, 'Research findings from the early intervention review in the Nepean Blue Mountains/Hunter trial sites', presented at Early Childhood Intervention Australia National Conference, Melbourne, 07 September 2016 - 10 September 2016
2016
Fisher KR; Purcal C; Jones A; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2015, 'Disability accommodation support within constrained housing options: A policy framework', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015
2015
Fisher KR; Jones A; Purcal C; Kayess R; Robinson S, 2015, 'Critical Social Futures: Querying Systems of Disability Support', presented at Critical Social Futures: Querying Systems of Disability Support, Sydney, 19 June 2015 - 19 June 2015
2015
Fisher KR, 2015, 'Experiences of Chinese Language Learning and research with Chinese Partners on Chinese Social Issues', presented at Chinese Language Teachers Association NSW Annual Conference 2015, Sydney, 21 August 2015 - 22 August 2015, http://macquariemandarin.com.au/2015-cltansw-annual-conference/
2015
Meltzer A; Fisher KR, 2013, 'Inclusive research with people with younger onset dementia', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 16 September 2013 - 18 September 2013
2013
Laragy C; Fisher KR; Purcal C, 2012, 'Self-directed approaches: What the research says about strategies for disability service providers and professionals', presented at National Disability Services Victoria (NDSV) and Disability Professionals Victoria (DPV) Annual Conference 2012: From Strength to Strength, Melbourne, 01 March 2012
2012
Fisher KR; Purcal C, 2011, 'Supported living framework and case studies', presented at My Neighbourhood, My Home: Independent supported living in local neighbourhoods, workshop organised by Leichhardt Council, Sydney, 01 May 2011
2011
Laragy C; Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2011, 'Individual funding: A good start but not enough', presented at Disability Studies Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 01 November 2011
2011
Purcal C; Fisher KR; Laragy C, 2011, 'Effectiveness of individual funding for disability support', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, Australia, 06 July 2011 - 08 July 2011
2011
Muir K; Fisher KR; Dadich A; Abello D, 2010, '"I didn't like just sittin’ around all day": Facilitating social and community participation among people with mental illness and high levels of psychiatric disability', Vol. 39, pp. 375 - 391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279410000073
2010
Katz I; Purcal C, 2009, 'Effectiveness of individualised funding approaches for disability support', presented at Social Policy Research Workshop, Canberra, 30 November 2009
2009
Muir K; Fisher KR; Abello D; Dadich A, 2007, 'Challenging the disabling nature of mental illness: the evaluation results of the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference 2007, University of New South Wales, 11 July 2007 - 13 July 2007
2007
Journal articles
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Fisher KR; Gendera S; Graham A; Robinson S; Johnson K; Neale K, 2019, 'Disability and support relationships: What role does policy play?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 78, pp. 37 - 55,
2019
Meltzer A; Robinson S; Fisher K, 2019, 'Barriers to finding and maintaining employment for people with intellectual disability in Australia', Social Policy and Administration, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12523
2019
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2019, 'Everything for the Children: Orphans Growing up in Informal Adoptive Families in China', Journal of Social Service Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2018.1479674
2019
Yu H; Goggin G; Fisher K; Li B, 2019, 'Introduction: disability participation in the digital economy', Information Communication and Society, vol. 22, pp. 467 - 473,
2019
Weise J; Fisher KR; Turner B; Trollor JN, 2019, 'What is the capability of the Australian mental health workforce to meet the needs of people with an intellectual disability and co-occurring mental ill health?', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2019.1622659
2019
Howell J; Fisher KR; Shang X, 2019, 'Accountability and legitimacy of NGOs under authoritarianism: the case of China', THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2019.1658520
2019
Fisher KR; Purcal C; Jones A; Lutz D; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2019, 'What place is there for shared housing with individualized disability support?', Disability and Rehabilitation, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2019.1615562
2019
Whittle EL; Fisher KR; Reppermund S; Trollor J, 2019, 'Access to mental health services: The experiences of people with intellectual disabilities', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 32, pp. 368 - 379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12533
2019
Fisher KR; Purcal C; Jones A; Lutz D; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2019, 'What place is there for shared housing with individualized disability support?', Disability and Rehabilitation, pp. 1 - 9,
2019
Meltzer A; Robinson S; Fisher KR, 2019, 'Barriers to finding and maintaining open employment for people with intellectual disability in Australia', Social Policy and Administration,
2019
Fisher KR; Zhang X; Alston M, 2018, 'Shanghai aged care and Confucian welfare', International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, vol. 38, pp. 722 - 735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-01-2018-0003
2018
Yu H; Goggin G; Fisher K; Li B, 2018, 'Introduction Disability Participation in the Digital Economy', Information, Communication and Society, vol. 22, pp. 467 - 473, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2018.1550525
2018
Weise J; Fisher KR; Whittle E; Trollor JN, 2018, 'What Can the Experiences of People With an Intellectual Disability Tell Us About the Desirable Attributes of a Mental Health Professional?', Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 11, pp. 183 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19315864.2018.1469700
2018
Fisher K; Gendera S; Robinson S; Graham A; Johnson K; Neale K, 2018, 'Disability and support relationships: What role does policy play?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 78, pp. 37 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12351
2018
Robinson S; Hill M; Fisher KR; Graham A, 2018, 'Belonging and exclusion in the lives of young people with intellectual disability in small town communities', Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1744629518765830
2018
Purcal C; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Meltzer A; Bevan N, 2018, 'Co-production in peer support group research with disabled people', Area, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/area.12441
2018
Whittle E; Fisher KR; reppermund S; lenroot R; Trollor J, 2018, 'Barriers and enablers to accessing mental health services for people with intellectual disability: a scoping review', Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 11, pp. 69 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19315864.2017.1408724
2018
Hamilton M; Fisher K; Hill T, 2018, 'Review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Evaluation Consolidated Report 2018', International Journal of Care and Caring
2018
Goggin G; Yu H; Fisher KR; Li B, 2018, 'Disability, technology innovation and social development in China and Australia', Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 21, pp. 34 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17516234.2018.1492067
2018
Hamilton M; Fisher K; Hill T, 2018, 'Review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Evaluation Consolidated Report 2018', International Journal of Care and Caring
2018
Weise J; Fisher KR; Trollor J, 2017, 'Establishing Core Mental Health Workforce Attributes for the Effective Mental Health Care of People with an Intellectual Disability and Co-occurring Mental Ill Health', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 30, pp. 22 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12407
2017
Weise J; Fisher KR; Trollor J, 2017, 'What makes generalist mental health professionals effective when working with people with an intellectual disability? A family member and support person perspective', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 31, pp. 413 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12420
2017
Liu Y; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Engaging with disability services: experiences of families from Chinese backgrounds in Sydney', Australian Social Work, vol. 70, pp. 441 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2017.1324885
2017
Zhong L; Fisher KR, 2017, 'Participation and Chinese non-government organization accountability', International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, vol. 37, pp. 743 - 754, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-08-2015-0086
2017
Robinson S; Fisher KR; Gendera S, 2016, 'Can case management squeeze hope from small self-directed support packages?', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 10, pp. 268 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12095
2016
McDermott S; Bruce J; Muir K; Ramia I; Fisher KR; Bullen J, 2016, 'Reducing hospitalisation among people living with severe mental illness', Australian Health Review, vol. 40, pp. 124 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15073
2016
Lutz D; Fisher KR; Robinson S, 2016, 'Sharing the focus: engaging with support workers to include people with communication needs in research', British Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol. 44, pp. 138 - 145,
2016
Weise J; Fisher KR; Trollor J, 2016, 'The utility of a modified on-line Delphi method to define workforce competencies: lessons from the intellectual disability mental health core competencies project', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 13, pp. 15 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12142
2016
Fisher KR; Purcal C, 2016, 'Policies to change attitudes to people with disabilities', Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, vol. 19, pp. 161 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15017419.2016.1222303
2016
Laragy C; Fisher KR; Purcal C; Jenkinson S, 2015, 'Australia’s individualised disability funding packages: when do they provide greater choice and opportunity?', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 282 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12068
2015
Fisher KR; Lutz D; Gadow F; Robinson S; Gendera S, 2015, 'A transformative framework for deinstitutionalisation', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 2, pp. 60 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2015.1028089
2015
Lutz D; Fisher KR; Robinson S, 2015, 'Sharing the focus: engaging with support workers to include people with communication needs in research', British Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol. 44, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bld.12126
2015
Blaxland M; Fisher KR; Shang X, 2015, 'Transitional and Developmental Challenges for Chinese Social Policy', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12047
2015
Bullen J; Fisher KR, 2015, 'Is Housing First for Mental Health Community Support Possible During a Housing Shortage?', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 49, pp. 928 - 945,
2015
Bullen J; Fisher KR, 2015, 'Is housing first for mental health community support possible during a housing shortage?', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, vol. 49, pp. 928 - 945, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12104
2015
Fisher KR; shang X; Li J, 2015, 'Accountability of children’s services organizations in China', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 94 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12043
2015
Blaxland M; Shang X; Fisher KR, 2014, 'People Oriented: a New Stage of Social Welfare Development in China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 508 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2014.923801
2014
Kayess R; Sands T; Fisher KR, 2014, 'International power and local action – implications for the intersectionality of the rights of women with disability', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 73, pp. 383 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12092
2014
Fisher KR; Shang XS, 2014, 'Protecting the right to life of children with disabilities in China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 560 - 572, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2014.922521
2014
Robinson S; Fisher KR; Strike R, 2014, 'Participatory and inclusive approaches to disability program evaluation', Australian Social Work, vol. 67, pp. 495 - 508, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2014.902979
2014
Blaxland M; Shang X; Fisher KR, 2014, 'Introduction: People Oriented: A New Stage of Social Welfare Development in China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 508 - 519,
2014
Parker Harris S; Owen R; Fisher KR; Gould R, 2014, 'Human Rights and Neoliberalism in Australian Welfare to Work Policy: Experiences and Perceptions of People with Disabilities and Disability Stakeholders', Disability Studies Quarterly, vol. 34, http://dsq-sds.org/article/view/3992/3800
2014
Purcal C; Fisher KR; Laragy C, 2014, 'Analysing choice in Australian individual funding disability policies', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 73, pp. 88 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12063
2014
Fisher KR; Shang X, 2014, 'Protecting the Right to Life of Children with Disabilities in China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 560 - 572,
2014
Watson S; Thorburn K; Everett M; Fisher KR, 2014, 'Care without coercion – mental health rights, personal recovery and trauma-informed care', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 49, pp. 529 - 549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2014.tb00327.x
2014
Shang X; Fisher KR, 2014, 'Social support for mothers of children with disabilities in China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2014.896849
2014
Fisher KR; Shang X, 2013, 'Access to health and therapy services for families of children with disabilities in China', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 35, pp. 2157 - 2163, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2013.770566
2013
Fisher KR; Robinson S; Parker S, 2013, 'Can policy to address some disability rights mitigate weak approaches to others?', International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 36, pp. 512 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01900692.2013.772633
2013
Dadich A; Fisher KR; Muir K, 2013, 'How can non-clinical case management complement clinical support for people with chronic mental illness residing in the community?', Psychology, Health and Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 482 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2012.748207
2013
Fisher KR; Shang X; Li Z, 2011, 'Absent role of the state: analysis of social support to older people with disability in rural China', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 45, pp. 633 - 648, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2011.00799.x
2011
Fisher KR; Li J; Fan L, 2011, 'Barriers to the supply of non-government disability services in China', Journal of Social Policy, vol. 41, pp. 161 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279411000365
2011
Shang X; Saldov M; Fisher KR, 2011, 'Informal kinship care of orphans in rural China', Social Policy and Society, vol. 10, pp. 103 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746410000436
2011
Zhang X; Fisher KR, 2011, 'Evaluating the elderly care community services in Shanghai', International Conference on Management and Service Science, MASS 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICMSS.2011.5998788
2011
Fisher KR; Shang X; Blaxland M, 2011, 'Review Article: human rights based social policies challenges for China', Social Policy and Society, vol. 10, pp. 71 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746410000400
2011
Laragy C; Fisher KR; Cedersund E; Campbell-McLean C, 2011, 'Support as a complement, intrusion and right - evidence from ageing and disability support service users in Sweden and Australia', Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, vol. 25, pp. 745 - 753, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-6712.2011.00887.x
2011
Fisher KR; Shang X; Blaxland M, 2011, 'Introduction: moving towards human rights based social policies in China', Social Policy and Society, vol. 10, pp. 67 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746410000394
2011
Fisher KR; Shang X; Blaxland M, 2011, 'Introduction: Moving towards Human Rights Based Social Policies in China', Social Policy and Society, vol. 10, pp. 67 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1474746410000394
2011
Shang X; Fisher KR; Xie J, 2011, 'Discrimination against children with disability in China', International Journal of Social Welfare, vol. 20, pp. 298 - 308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2397.2009.00666.x
2011
Fisher KR; Purcal C, 2010, 'Effectiveness of individual funding for disability support', SPRC newsletter, pp. 1 - 7, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/NL105.pdf
2010
Fisher KR; Robinson S, 2010, 'Will policy makers hear my disability experience? How participatory research contributes to managing interest conflict in policy implementation', Social Policy and Society, vol. 9, pp. 207 - 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746409990339
2010
Parker S; Fisher KR, 2010, 'Facilitators and Barriers in Australian Disability Housing Support Policies: Using a Human Rights Framework', Disability Studies Quarterly, vol. 30, http://www.dsq-sds.org/article/view/1283/1310
2010
Fisher KR; Purcal C, 2010, 'Effective personalised housing support for people with disabilities – case study analysis', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 45, pp. 527 - 542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2010.tb00196.x
2010
Fisher KR; Parker S; Purcal C, 2009, 'Measuring the effectiveness of new approaches to housing support policy for persons with disabilities', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 68, pp. 319 - 332, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8500.2009.00642.x
2009
Muir K; Fisher KR; Dadich A; Abelló D, 2008, 'Challenging the exclusion of people with mental illness: The Mental Health Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 43, pp. 271 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2008.tb00102.x
2008
Fisher KR; Li J, 2008, 'Chinese disability independent living policy', Disability and Society, vol. 23, pp. 171 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687590701841216
2008
Muir K; Fisher KR, 2007, 'Stable housing, the foundation of improved mental health: findings from the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI)', New Paradigm, pp. 50 - 53
2007
Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2007, 'Balancing qualified staff requirements with shortage of recruits in child care - The NSW experience', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 42, pp. 387 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2007.tb00065.x
2007
Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2006, 'Affordability funding models for early childhood services', Australian Journal of Early Childhood, vol. 31, pp. 49 - 58
2006
Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2006, 'Affordability funding models for early childhood services', Australian Journal of Early Childhood, vol. 31, pp. 49 - 58
2006
Ferson MJ; Fisher K, 1994, 'Communicable diseases in child care centres: effects on parental work absenteeism.', J Paediatr Child Health, vol. 30, pp. 557 - 558,
1994
FERSON MJ; FISHER K, 1994, 'COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN CHILD-CARE CENTERS - EFFECTS ON PARENTAL WORK ABSENTEEISM', JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH, vol. 30, pp. 557 - 558, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1994PX20000031&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
1994
Other
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Fisher K; Yu H, 2018, China's digital economy offers employment for disabled people, Merics, Berlin
2018
Fisher K; Yu H, 2018, China's digital economy offers employment for disabled people, Merics, Berlin,
2018
Meltzer A; Robinson S; Proud Y; Fisher K, 2017, Literature and practice review: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59152bfb51657
2017
Fisher KR, 2016, Understanding the NDIS: many eligible people with disabilities are likely to miss out, https://theconversation.com/understanding-the-ndis-many-eligible-people-with-disabilities-are-likely-to-miss-out-61016%20via%20@ConversationEDU
2016
Reports
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Davy L; Fisher K; Wehbe A; Purcal C; Robinson S; Kayess R; Santos D, 2019, Review of implementation of the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020: Final report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5c7494b61edc4
2019
Fang Q; Fisher K, 2019, Culturally Responsive Disability Support-Community Access Network (CAN), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d805638467d7
2019
Purcal C; O'Shea P; Blunden H; Zmudzki F; Giuntoli G; Fisher KR, 2019, Evaluation of Housing & Accommodation Support Initiative Plus (HASI Plus) – Report 1, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 13/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d1aa73b5c6e7
2019
Purcal C; Zmudzki F; Hill T; Giuntoli G; Fisher K; O’Shea P, 2019, Evaluation Plan Housing & Accommodation Support Initiative Plus (HASI Plus), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney
2019
Zmudzki F; Purcal C; Fisher K, 2019, Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program (ISP) Supplementary Report – Health care service usage and cost analysis, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5cf71ba667713
2019
Wehbe A; Fisher K; Purcal C, 2019, NDIS Peer Support Practice Review: Stage 4 Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d4e3b633755f
2019
Wehbe A; Davy L; Fisher K; Robinson S; Kayess R; Purcal C, 2019, NDIS Peer Support Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5d4e3b189539e
2019
Davy L; Fisher K; Wehbe A; Purcal C; Robinson S; Kayess R; Santos D, 2019, Review of implementation of the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020: Final report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney,
2019
Zmudzki F; Purcal C; Fisher K, 2019, Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program (ISP) Supplementary Report – Health care service usage and cost analysis, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/19,
2019
Purcal C; Zmudzki F; Hill T; Giuntoli G; Fisher K; O’Shea P, 2019, Evaluation Plan Housing & Accommodation Support Initiative Plus (HASI Plus), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney
2019
Davy L; Fisher KR; Wehbe A, 2018, Peer Support Practice Review: Final Report of Stage 1A Findings, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b84b4a23c6ff
2018
Yu H; Fisher K; Li B; Goggin G, 2018, Innovation and IT in China's social development agenda, Innovation and IT in China‘s social development agenda, MERICS, Germany
2018
Giuntoli G; Hill T; Zmudzki F; Fisher K; Purcal C; O'Shea P, 2018, Evaluation Plan Community-based Mental Health Programs: Community Living Supports (CLS) and Housing & Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b5fab7abe94a
2018
Fisher K; Whittle E; Trollor J, 2018, How to improve the NDIS for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness
2018
Purcal C; Giuntoli G; Wehbe A; Fang Q; Kayess R; Fisher K; Johnson K, 2018, Outcome evaluation of icare lifetime care Community Participation Grants, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b83387b77e50
2018
Purcal C; Hill T; Meltzer A; Boden N; Fisher K, 2018, Implementation of the NDIS in the early childhood intervention sector in NSW: Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5b2ae9c2563c5
2018
Yu H; Fisher K; Li B; Goggin G, 2018, Innovation and IT in China's social development agenda, Innovation and IT in China‘s social development agenda, MERICS, Germany, SERVE THE PEOPLE Innovation and IT in China‘s social development agenda,
2018
Fisher K; Whittle E; Trollor J, 2018, How to improve the NDIS for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness,
2018
Notara D; Robinson S; Fisher KR, 2017, Evaluation of the CREATE Ability Project, Year 2 (TAP2) Final Report, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/573983/Evaluation-of-the-CREATE-Ability-Project,-Year-2-TAP2.pdf
2017
Robinson S; Graham A; Fisher KR; Meltzer A; Blaxland M; Johnson K, 2017, Preventing abuse and promoting personal safety in young people with disability, https://rcypd.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FINAL-Preventing-Abuse-Report.pdf
2017
Gendera S; Purcal C; Fisher K; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2017, Skilled to Thrive: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, Project research plan, NCOSS New South Wales Council of Social Services,
2017
Purcal C; Meltzer A; Hill T; Fisher KR, 2017, Implementation of the NDIS in the early childhood intervention sector in NSW: Report 1, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 15/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59e3ef21ca38e
2017
Wiesel I; Bullen J; Fisher KR; Winkler D; Reynolds A, 2017, Shared home ownership by people with disability, AHURI, Melbourne, AHURI Final Report, 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.18408/ahuri-7104001, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/12583/AHURI_Final_Report_No277_Shared-home-ownership-by-people-with-disability.pdf
2017
Gendera S; Purcal C; Fisher K; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2017, Skilled to Thrive: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, Project research plan
2017
Meltzer A; Robinson S; Proud Y; Fisher K, 2017, Literature and practice review: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm
2017
Meltzer A; Robinson S; Proud Y; Fisher K, 2017, Literature and practice review: Support to make decisions that promote personal safety and prevent harm, NCOSS New South Wales Council of Social Services,
2017
Vizel I; Laragy C; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S; Hill T; Finch K; Shaw W; Bridge C, 2016, Addressing the housing needs of participants is critical to NDIS success, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Research and Policy Bulletin, 205, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_rap_issue_205
2016
Hamilton MG; Giuntoli G; Johnson K; Fisher KR, 2016, Transitioning Australian Respite, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 04/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Transitioning_Australian_Respite.pdf
2016
Purcal C; Zmudzki F; Fisher KR, 2016, Evaluation of Outcomes for People Nominated to the Integrated Services Program (ISP), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 18/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_of_Outcomes_for_People_Nominated_to_the_Integrated_Services_Program.pdf
2016
Meltzer A; Bates S; Robinson S; Kayess R; Fisher KR; Katz I, 2016, What do people with intellectual disability think about their jobs and the support they receive at work? A comparative study of three employment support models, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 16/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Comparative_study_of_three_employment_models.pdf
2016
Meltzer A; Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2016, Early Childhood Intervention Review: Nepean Blue Mountains/Hunter Trial Sites, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/ECI_Review_Final_Report.pdf
2016
Purcal C; Zmudzki F; Fisher KR, 2016, Direct Funding Trial: Final evaluation report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 10/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Direct_Funding_Trial.pdf
2016
Meltzer A; Parker Z; Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2015, Social Action Partners: Peer support for children and young people with intellectual disability and their families in Victoria, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, 17/15, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Social_Action_Partners__Final_Report.pdf
2015
Meltzer A; Giuntoli G; Fisher KR, 2015, What do we already know about health services for people with intellectual disability?, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Literature_review_on_models_of_health_service_delivery_Easy_Read_Report.pdf
2015
Vizel I; Laragy C; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S; Hill T; Finch K; Shaw W; Bridge C, 2015, Moving to my home: housing aspirations, transitions and outcomes of people with disability, AHURI, Melbourne, 246
2015
Meltzer A; Vizel I; Fisher KR; Jenkinson S, 2015, Easy Read report about housing for people with disability, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_71040_er
2015
Giuntoli G; Newton B; Fisher KR, 2015, Current Models of Health Service Delivery for People with Intellectual Disability: Literature review, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 12/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report_Current_Models_of_Health_Service_Delivery_for_People_with_Intellectual_Disability.pdf
2015
Purcal C; Smedley C; Jones A; Meltzer A; Lutz D; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Hill T; Kayess R, 2015, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF): Drop-in Support, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 11/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SAEF_Dropin_Support__Final.pdf
2015
Jones AR; Purcal C; Meltzer A; Lutz D; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Hill T; Kayess R, 2015, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework (SAEF): Individual Packages, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 10/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SAEF_Individual_Packages__Final.pdf
2015
Fisher KR; Purcal C; Turut S; Cox M, 2015, Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing Project: Final Evaluation Report, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 5/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__MYP_Evaluation_FINAL.pdf
2015
Giuntoli G; Fisher KR, 2015, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms: Literature review, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 09/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__Ronald_McDonald_Family_Rooms_Literature_Review.pdf
2015
Purcal C; Evans K; Meltzer A; Johnson K; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Bevan N; Kayess R, 2015, Peer Support with Children and Young People with Intellectual Disability: Literature Review, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Online_Resource_Peer_Support_with_Children_and_Young_People_with_Intellectual_Disability_Literature_review_FINAL.pdf
2015
Giuntoli G; Fisher KR, 2014, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms: Literature review plan, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 8/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Ronald_McDonald_Family_Rooms_literature_review_2014.pdf
2014
Meltzer A; Fisher KR; Purcal C; Bevan N; Cooper S, 2014, What can we do in our research group? Different ways to do research, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Online Resources, 1/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2014_Different_ways_to_do_research_booklet.pdf
2014
Fisher KR; Gendera S; Purcal C; Hill T, 2014, Evaluation of outcomes for people nominated to the Integrated Services Program Evaluation Plan, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 2/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/ISP_Evaluation_Plan.pdf
2014
Purcal C; Newton BJ; Fisher KR; Mears T; Smith M; Gibson S; Nagle W; Slabon K, 2014, School readiness program for Aboriginal children with additional needs: working with children, families, communities and service providers, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 3/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2014_School_readiness_program_for_Aboriginal_children__Final_evaluation.pdf
2014
Gendera S; Fisher KR; Clements N; Rose G, 2014, Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative in Queensland Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 20/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_of_the_Time_Out_House_Initiative_in_Queensland_Final_Report_2014.pdf
2014
Griffiths A; Bates S; Smedley C; Fisher KR; Kayess R, 2014, My Choice Matters evaluation Interim report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 19/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/My_Choice_Matters_evaluation__Interim_Report.pdf
2014
Robinson S; Hill M; Fisher KR; Graham A; valentine K, 2014, In the picture: understanding belonging and connection for young people with cognitive disability in regional communities through photo-rich research, final report, Centre for Children and Young People, Southern Cross University, Lismore
2014
Purcal C; Fisher KR; Bevan N; Meltzer A; Robinson S, 2014, Social Action Partners: Peer support for children and young people with intellectual disability and their families in Victoria, Project plan, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 22/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Social_Action_Partners_project_plan__Peer_support_for_children_and_young_people_with_intellectual_disability_in_Victoria_2014.pdf
2014
Purcal C; Fisher KR; Zmudzki FG, 2014, Direct funding trial for attendant care support Evaluation plan, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, REPORT 6 /2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/1_Direct_funding_trial_for_attendant_care_support_evaluation_plan.pdf
2014
Purcal C; Bevan N; Cooper S; Fisher KR; Meltzer A; Wong M; Meyer P, 2014, Self-directed disability support: building people's capacity through peer support and action research, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 7/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Selfdirected_disability_support__building_peoples_capacity.pdf
2014
Zimmerman A; Fisher KR; Purcal C; Cox M, 2014, Neami Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing project Interim evaluation report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 21/2014,
2014
Fisher KR; Jones A; Lutz D; Purcal C; Meltzer A; Eastman C; Hill T; Robinson S; Kayess R, 2014, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Guide, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Report, 32/2014, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/file/0016/311245/Supported-Accommodation-Evaluation-Framework-Guide-for-service-providers.pdf
2014
Purcal C; Fisher KR; Jones A; Lutz D; Meltzer A; Hill T; Robinson S; Kayess R; Smedley C, 2014, Supported Accommodation Evaluation Framework Summary Report, Social Policy Research Centre UNSW, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Reports, 31/2014, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/file/0017/311246/Supported-Accommodation-Evaluation-Framework-Summary-Report.pdf
2014
Raven M; Bates S; Kayess R; Fisher KR; Hill T, 2014, Evaluation of Services Our Way, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 27/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Services_Our_Way_Evaluation_2014.pdf
2014
Zimmerman A; Fisher KR; Purcal C; Cox M, 2014, Neami Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing project Interim evaluation report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, 21/2014
2014
Bates S; Smedley C; Wong M; Kayess R; Fisher KR, 2014, Arthritis and disability, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 26/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Arthritis_and_Disability_2014.pdf
2014
Thompson ; Fisher KR; Kayess , 2013, The role of assistive technology in supporting people with disabilities and complex care needs: a literature review, 13/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Assist_tech_public_version_8_Aug_2013.pdf
2013
bates S; Kayess ; Fisher KR, 2013, Research into maximising life choices of people with a spinal cord injury (final report), Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 1/13, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Maximising_life_choices_of_people_with_spinal_cord_injury_final_report_2013.pdf
2013
Meltzer A; Bates ; Fisher KR; Kayess ; Robinson ; Cooper , 2013, My Choice Matters evaluation plan, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 9/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/My_Choice_Matters_Evaluation_Plan.pdf
2013
Fisher KR; Gendera ; Gadow ; Lutz ; Kayess ; Meltzer A; Robinson , 2013, Closure of Grosvenor, Peat Island and Lachlan Large Residential Centres: post implementation review summary report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 17/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/PIR_public_Report_26_8_13.pdf
2013
Bates ; Raven ; Fisher KR; Kayess ; Newton ; Lutz ; Smedley C, 2013, Services Our Way project plan, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 20/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Services_Our_Way_evaluation_plan_FINAL.pdf
2013
Laragy C; Ramcharan P; Fisher KR; McCraw K; Williams R, 2013, Workforce Guide: Making it work., Practical Design Fund project funded by FaHCSIA to support the implementation of DisabilityCare Aust, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/RMIT_Workforce_Guide_Making_it_work_FINAL_FINAL_12613.pdf
2013
Laragy C; Ramcharan P; Fisher KR; McCraw K; Williams R, 2013, Background Evidence: Making it work, A Workforce guide for Disability Service Providers, Practical Design Fund project funded by FaHCSIA to support the implementation of DisabilityCare Aust, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/RMIT_Background_Evidence_Guide_Making_it_work_FINAL_31613.pdf
2013
Fisher KR; Cooper ; Purcal ; Bevan N; Meltzer , 2013, Self directed disability support (SDDS): building community capacity through action research (research plan), 3/2013
2013
Jones A; Bates S; Fisher KR; Kayess R; Smedley C, 2013, Arthritis and disability: research plan, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 8/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Arthritis_research_plan_June_2013.pdf
2013
Purcal ; Newton ; Fisher KR; Eastman ; Mears T; Smith M; Gibson S, 2013, School readiness program for Aboriginal children with additional needs: working with children, families, communities and service providers (interim evaluation report), 4/2013
2013
Jones A; Bates S; Fisher KR; Kayess R; Smedley C, 2013, Arthritis and disability: research plan, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 8/2013,
2013
Bullen J; Bruce J; Ramia I; Fisher KR, 2012, Evaluation of the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) Final Report, for NSW Health and Housing NSW, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2012_10_HASI_final_6_Sept_2012.pdf
2012
Robinson S; Gendera S; Fisher KR; Clements N; Eastman C; Ramia I, 2012, Evaluation of the Self Directed Support Pilot Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre Report, 9/12, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Final_SDS_Evaluation_report_Aug_2012.pdf
2012
Abello ; Fisher KR; Sitek , 2012, Evaluation of the Integrated Rehabilitation and Recovery Care program, 2/2010
2012
Fisher KR; Purcal ; Cox M; Thompson L; Zimmermann A, 2012, Neami Macarthur Youth Mental Health and Housing project (evaluation plan), 13/2012
2012
Gendera ; Fisher KR; Clements N; Rose G, 2012, Evaluation of the Time Out House initiative in Queensland, 14/2012, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2012_14_TOHI_Evaluation_Progress_Report.pdf
2012
Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N, 2012, Evaluation of the Time Out House Initiative Queensland Baseline Report, SPRC, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Report, 3/12
2012
Bruce J; McDermott SC; Ramia I; Bullen J; Fisher KR, 2012, Evaluation of the Whole of Mental Health, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI), SPRC, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Report, 10/12
2012
Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N, 2011, Evaluation Plan of the Time Out House Initiative Queensland, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Reports, 7, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Evaluation_plan_of_the_Time_Out_House_Initiative_in_Queensland_2011.pdf
2011
Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N; Eastman C, 2011, Evaluation of the Self Directed Support Pilot for Children and Young Adults with a Physical Disability. Baseline Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Reports, 6
2011
McDermott SC; Bruce J; Oprea I; Fisher KR; Muir K, 2011, Evaluation of the Whole of Mental Health, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI), Second Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Social Policy Research Centre Reports, 5
2011
Thompson D; Fisher KR; Purcal C; Deeming C; Sawrikar P, 2011, Community attitudes to people with disability: scoping project, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Canberra, Occasional Paper, 39, http://www.dss.gov.au/about-the-department/publications-articles/research-publications/occasional-paper-series/number-39-community-attitudes-to-people-with-disability-scoping-project
2011
Gendera S; Fisher KR; Robinson S; Clements N, 2010, Evaluation of the Self Directed Support Pilot for Children and Young Adults with a Physical Disability: Evaluation Plan, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 10/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2010_10_Report10_10_SDS_Evaluation_Plan.pdf
2010
Fisher KR; Gleeson R; Edwards RE; Purcal C; Sitek T; Dinning B; Laragy C; D'aegher L; Thompson DA, 2010, Effectiveness of individual funding approaches for disability support, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), Canberra, Occasional Paper, Number 29, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/OccPaper_29.pdf
2010
McDermott SC; Bruce J; Fisher KR; Gleeson R, 2010, Evaluation of the Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Reports, SPRC Report 5/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report5_10_ISP_Eval.pdf
2010
Abello D; Fisher KR; Sitek T, 2010, Evaluation of the Integrated Rehabilitation and Recovery Care Program, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Reports, Report 2/10, http://www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/quality/rehabilitation_recovery_report.pdf
2010
Fisher KR; Edwards RE, 2010, Active Linking Initiative Evaluation Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 1/10, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report1_10_ActiveLinkingInitiativeEvaluation.pdf
2010
Edwards RE; Fisher KR; Robinson S, 2009, Housing and associated support for people with mental illness or psychiatric disability, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report 4/09, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2009_Report4_09_Housing_Associated_Support.pdf
2009
McDermott SC; Bruce J; Fisher KR; Muir K, 2009, Evaluation of the Whole of Mental Health, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI): Evaluation Plan, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 17/09, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2009_Report17_09_Eval_of_Whole_of_MentalHealthHASI_EvalPlan.pdf
2009
Fisher KR, 2009, Cost of Providing Specialist Disability Services and Communities Services in Queensland, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 8/09, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2009_Report8_09_Cost_of_services.pdf
2009
McDermott SC; Fisher KR; Gleeson R, 2009, Evaluation of the Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour: Mid-Term Report, Social Policy and Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, 14/09, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report14_09_ISP_Evaluation.pdf
2009
Davidson RT; Spooner CJ; Fisher KR; Newton B; Dadich A; Smyth C; Tudball J; Flaxman S, 2008, Indigenous Research Strategy: Working better with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Reports, Report 14/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report14_08_SPRC_Indigenous_Strategy.pdf
2008
Fisher KR; Parker S; Purcal C; Thaler O; Abelson P; Pickering E; Robinson S; Griffiths MJ, 2008, Effectiveness of supported living in relation to shared accommodation: Short Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, Report 17/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report17_08_Effectiveness_of_SuppLiving_ShortVersion.pdf
2008
McDermott SC; Fisher KR, 2008, Integrated Services Project Evaluation Plan, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Report prepared for the NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
2008
Fisher KR; Parker S; Purcal C; Thaler O; Abelson P; Pickering E; Robinson S; Griffiths MJ, 2008, Effectiveness of supported living in relation to shared accommodation, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports, Report 18/08, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report18_08_Effectiveness_of_SuppLiving.pdf
2008
Fisher KR; McDermott SC, 2008, Evaluation of the Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour: Evaluation Plan, Social Policy and Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, Report 12/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report12_08_Intergrated_Services_Eval_Plan.pdf
2008
Edwards RE; Fisher KR, 2008, Disability Policy - Sources for Evidence, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report, Report 15/08, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report15_08_DisabilityPolicy.pdf
2008
Fisher KR; Campbell-McLean C, 2008, Attendant care program direct funding pilot evaluation, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report 11/08, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report11_08_Attendant_Care_PilotEval.pdf
2008
Fisher KR; Tudball J; Redmond G, 2008, Service Needs of Residents in Private Residential Services in Queensland Summary report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report, 19/08, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Report19_08_Service_Needs_Private_Residents.pdf
2008
Dadich A; Fisher KR, 2008, HASI Evaluation Care Planning Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Reports, Report 13/08, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report13_08_HASI_CarePlanningReport.pdf
2008
Fisher KR; Purcal C; Flaxman S, 2007, Young People with Disability Living in Residential Aged Care Research Agenda, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Report prepared for the NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
2007
Fisher KR; Parker , 2007, Effectiveness of supported living in relation to shared accommodation (summary of the research plan), 6/2007
2007
Fisher KR; Muir ; Dadich ; Abello ; Bleasdale M, 2007, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI): stage 1 (evaluation report), 10/2007
2007
Fisher KR; Campbell-McLean C, 2007, Attendant care direct funding pilot: project evaluation (interim report), Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report 11/2007, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report3_07_Attendant_Care_EvalPlan.pdf
2007
Muir K; Dadich A; Bleasdale M; Fisher KR, 2007, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Report III, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports 2007-2008, SPRC Report 2/07, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report2_07_HASI_Report_III.pdf
2007
Muir K; Dadich A; Abello D; Bleasdale M; Fisher KR, 2007, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Report III, summary, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports 2007-2008, SPRC Report 1/07
2007
Fisher KR; Anderson A; Muir K, 2007, Attendant care direct funding pilot project: evaluation plan, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports 2007-2008, SPRC Report 3/07, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Report3_07_Attendant_Care_EvalPlan.pdf
2007
Thomson ; Hoffmann ; Fisher KR; Turnbull , 2006, Families First area review: South East Sydney (final report), 5/2006
2006
Fisher KR; Morris ; Muir ; Dadich ; Abello ; Bleasdale , 2006, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (report I: summary), 9/2006
2006
Dolby R; Cashmore ; Brown ; Fisher KR; Fernandez ; Thomson , 2006, Outcome study on the use of children's services as a strategy in child protection, 15/2006
2006
Fisher KR; Everingham S; Katz I; Sawrikar P; Parker S; van Gool K; Haas M; Johnston C, 2006, Evaluation Plan Early Intervention Program, Social Policy Research Centre, Evaluation Plan Early Intervention Program, 13/2006, http://www.community.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/322279/EI_evaluationplan.pdf
2006
Muir K; Dadich A; Abello D; Bleasdale M; Morris A; Fisher KR, 2006, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Report II, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports 2005-2006, SPRC Report 10/06
2006
Morris A; Fisher KR; Abello D; Sutherland KA; Yallop K; Dadich A; Muir K, 2006, Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Evaluation Plan, Social Policy Rearch Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Reports 2005-2006, SPRC Report Series 8/06
2006
Fisher KR; Abello ; Robinson ; Siminski ; Chenoweth L, 2005, Evaluation of the Resident Support program (final report), 2/2005
2005
Robinson ; Fisher KR; Lee ; Chenoweth L, 2005, Review of Disability Services Queensland referral processes to private residential facilities, 3/2005
2005
Eardley ; McNab ; Fisher KR; Kozlina ; Eccles J; Flick M, 2004, Evaluation of the New South Wales Youth Drug Court pilot program (final report), 8/2004
2004
Thomson ; McNab ; Fisher KR, 2004, Youth Health Networks, 9/2004
2004
Abello ; Fisher KR; Robinson ; Chenoweth L, 2004, Resident Support Program (evaluation plan), 10/2004
2004
Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2004, Preschool Affordability Models Literature Review, Report prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, Social Policy Research Centre
2004
Purcal C; Fisher KR, 2004, Early Childhood Teachers Interim Policy Review, Report prepared for the NSW Department of Community Services, December 2003, SPRC Report Series, SPRC Report 5/04
2004
Patulny RV; Fisher KR, 2004, Impact of Staff Ratios on Under 2 Year Olds in Children’s Services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Report prepared for the National Association of Community Based Children’s Services (NSW), Early Childhood Australia (NSW), Local Government Children’s Services Association (NSW) and Community Child C, 11/2004
2004
Warrilow P; Fisher KR; Cummings ; Sumsion J; a'Beckett C; Tudball , 2004, Early childhood teachers and qualified staff, 4/2004
2004
Tudball J; Fisher KR; Sands T; Dowse LM, 2003, Supporting families who have a child with a disability, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Supporting families who have a child with a disability
2003
Thomson C; Fisher KR, 2003, Families First area review methodology, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Families First area review methodology
2003
Fisher KR; Kemp LA; Tudball J, 2002, Families First Outcomes Evaluation Framework, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Families First Outcomes Evaluation Framework
2002
Fisher KR; Fine MD; Doyle J; Strazzari S; McNab JW, 2001, Local Evaluation Whole of System Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Local Evaluation Whole of System Report
2001
McNab JW; Doyle JC; Fisher KR; Fine MD; Strazzari S, 2000, Local Evaluation Client Experience Report, UNSW Consortium; SPRC; Centre for General Practice, Sydney, Local Evaluation Client Experience Report, 4/2000
2000
McNab JW; Doyle J; Fisher KR; Fine MD; Strazzari S, 2000, Local Evaluation Instruments and Care Plans, UNSW Consortium; SPRC; Centre for General Practice, Sydney, Local Evaluation Instruments and Care Plans
2000
Fisher KR; McHugh ; Thomson , 2000, The link between children's services and child protection (final report), 1/2000
2000
McNab JW; Doyle J; Fisher KR; Fine MD; Strazzari S, 2000, Local Evaluation, UNSW Consortium; SPRC; Centre for General Practice, Sydney, Local Evaluation
2000
McNab JW; Fisher KR, 2000, Youthealth Project Evaluation Report, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Evaluation Report, SPRC Report 6/00
2000
McNab ; Fisher KR; Fine ; Doyle ; Strazzari ; Harris M; Davies GP; O'Brien , 2000, Linked Care evaluation Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Coordinated Care trial: local evaluation service provider report, 2/2000
2000
McNab JW; Doyle J; Fisher KR; Fine MD; Strazzari S, 2000, Local Evaluation Service Provider Experience Report, UNSW Consortium; SPRC; Centre for General Practice, Sydney, Local Evaluation Service Provider Experience Report
2000
Fisher KR; Fine ; Doyle ; Strazzari ; McNab ; Harris M; Davies GP; O'Brien , 2000, Linked Care evaluation Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Coordinated Care trial: local evaluation whole of system report, 3/2000
2000
McNab JW; Doyle J; Fisher KR, 2000, Further Analysis of linked Care Data, UNSW Consortium; SPRC; Centre for General Practice, Sydney, Further Analysis of linked Care Data
2000
Fine ; Fisher KR; Doyle ; Strazzari ; McNab ; Harris M; Davies GP; O'Brien , 2000, Linked Care evaluation Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Coordinated Care trial: local evaluation final report, 5/2000
2000