CURRICULUM VITA

ROSEMARY ARROWSMITH CLEWS

August 2005

ADDRESSES

25 Oxford Court
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Canada, E3B 2W8
Tel: (506) 454 6007
St. Thomas University
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Canada, E3B 5G3
Tel: (506)452 0481

E-mail address: clews@stu.ca
FAX (506) 452 0633

Nationalities: Canadian and British

EDUCATION
1. Degrees
1995 - 1999

Ph.D (Social work), Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
Dissertation title: Enriching anti-racist social work curriculum: Sensitizing concepts from New Brunswick.
Advisor Leslie Bella
Awarded 2000.

1989- 1992
M. Soc. Sci. (Social Services Management), Birmingham University, England.

Thesis title: Partnership with Parents: The Parents' Viewpoint
Advisor: Elizabeth Ross
Awarded 1993.

1977- 1978
M.A. (Social Work), University of Nottingham, England.

Thesis title: Media Images of Social Workers.
Advisor: Philip Bean
Awarded 1978.

1975- 1978
M.A. (Deviancy and Social Policy), Middlesex University, England.

Thesis title: The mad, the sad and the bad: Labelling of deviant schoolchildren
Advisor Julienne Ford
Awarded 1978.

1963 - 1964 and 1965 - 1968
B. Sc. (Sociology), London University, England.

Social work and social policy specializations.
Awarded 1968.

2. Professional Qualifications.
Supervision Skills for Team Leaders. British Local Government Certificate (1988).
Child Care Law. British Local Government Certificate (1987).
Approved Social Worker Certification. British Central Government Mental Health License (1986)
Fieldwork Teaching Certificate in Social Work. Birmingham University, England (1979).
Certificate of Qualification in Social Work, British Social Work Registration (1978)
Diploma in Counselling in Educational Settings. British Student Counselling Qualification (1975)

PRESENT POST
Assistant Vice President (Research), from August 2002
St Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Responsibilities

Development, support and administration of research at St. Thomas University
Supporting long and short term faculty research plans at St. Thomas University

Professor of Social Work from July 2005
Associate Professor of Social Work from July 2000 - June 2005
Assistant Professor of Social Work, from August 1996 - June 2000
St Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Responsibilities:

1. Teaching
Graduate education

2004 - Member of Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Sue McKenzie Mohr, Memorial University
2002 - External Examiner, Merrilyn Asquith, PhD Candidate, University of South Australia
2002 - Honorary Research Associate, Graduate Unit, University of New Brunswick
2000 Agreed to act as PhD Internship Mentor for Doctoral Candidate Susan Hillock, Memorial University. Liaised in preparing successful Internship Proposal.
Ms. Hillock subsequently relocated to another part of Canada
1996 - 1999 Member of PhD Studies Committee, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Undergraduate teaching, curriculum development and student advising
Courses taught:
Introduction to social work*
Social work in rural areas*
Applied Social Research*
Social work and the organization*
Social work with oppressed people*
Anti-racist social work**
Fourth Year Theory
Groupwork
Field Instruction
Introduction to Social Work/ Social Welfare ** (designed with John Coates, not taught)
Introduction to the helping profession**
Field integration seminar**
Social Work and Aging*
**Developed new course * Redesigned existing course
Student advising responsibilities for BA and BSW Social Work Students,

2. University Service
2005- Member of Harassment Committee, St. Thomas
2002 - Member of St. Thomas University Senate
2002 - Chair, Senate Research Committee
2003 - Chair, Graduate Student Awards Committee ( CIHR and SSHRC competitions)
2003 Acting Chair, Economics Department
2002 Chair, Special Merit Awards Committee
2002 Chair of Planning Committee - International/interdisciplinary conference on Human Services in Rural Communities
2002 - St. Thomas representative - New Brunswick Post-Secondary Research Committee
2002, 2003 Review of between 6 and 10 papers each year for Canadian Conference On Spirituality and Social Work (STU project)
2001- 2003 Atlantic Metropolis Centre - St. Thomas University Representative on Regional Planning Committee
2001 - 2002 Member of St. Thomas University Research Ethics Board
2001 - 2003 Member of St. Thomas University Research Committee
2001- 2004 Member of “Narrative Matters” Conference Planning Committees (2 conferences)
2000 - 2001 Faculty Liaison: St. Thomas Social Work Society
2000 - 2002 Member of St. Thomas University Presidents’ Advisory Committee on Gerontology
2000 - 2002 Member of St. Thomas University Committee on Academic Staff (Renewal, Promotion and Tenure Committee),
2000 - 2001 Member of St. Thomas University Employment Equity Committee
2000 - 2001 Member of St. Thomas Mentoring Subcommittee, Learning and Teaching Development 1999 - 2001 Member of Committee of Appointments to Academic Staff
2000 Member of support group for FAUST negotiating team, 1999-2003 Collective Agreement,
1999 Member of Publications Committee, Atlantic Showcase
1999 Member of Organizing Committee Atlantic Teaching Showcase, St. Thomas University
1998 Member of Working Party for Pre-Med Programme, St. Thomas University
1997 - 1999 Member of St. Thomas Learning and Teaching Development Committee
1997 - 1998 Member of St. Thomas University Senate (FAUST representative)
1996 - 1997 Member of St. Thomas University Distance Education Working Group,

3. External Memberships - St. Thomas Representative
2004 - Federation of Social Sciences and Humanities
2003 - Board Member, Atlantic Metropolis
2003 - Alternate Member, Senate of University of New Brunswick
2002- New Brunswick Post Secondary Research Committee
2002 Member of Fine Arts Review Committee, University of New Brunswick

4. Current or Recent Community Service and Memberships
2002 Member of local planning committee for “Understanding Islam” community event to promote inter-racial harmony
2002 Member of Regional Planning Committee for one of four Canadian Debriefings on the UN World Conference for the Elimination of Racism, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerances
2002 Member of Planning Committee “The World Under one Roof” Fredericton community event to celebrate International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
2001 - Book Review Editor - Rural Social Work
2001 - 2002 Member of “Narrative Matters” planning committee for International Conference
2001 - 2002 Vice-President, Unitarian Fellowship of Fredericton
2001 - 2003 Member of Educational Policy Committee, Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work (CASSW)
2001 - 2003 Chair of Working Party on Personal Suitability for Social Work, Educational Policy Committee, CASSW
2001 - Manuscript reviewer - Canadian Review of Social Work
2001 - 2002 Member of Economic Justice Monitoring Group, Canadian Unitarian Council
2001 - Member of New Brunswick Association of Social Workers
2001 Spokesperson for Multicultural Association of Fredericton, after destruction of Twin Towers, World Trade Centre. Fredericton community gatherings.
2001 - 2002 Member of Planning Committee WWW Boyce Farmers’ Market 50th Anniversary Celebrations
2000 - Member of “Raging Grannies” Social Awareness Singing Group
2000 - Board Member of Multicultural Association of Fredericton (MCAF)
2000 - 2002 Member of Human Resources Committee (MCAF)
2000 - 2002 Member of Committee exploring Foreign Employment Credentials (MCAF)
1999 - Member of Inter-Universities Consortium for International Social Development
1999 - 2001: Vice-President, John Howard Society of Fredericton
1998 - 2001 Member of Board of Directors, John Howard Society of Fredericton.
1997 - 1999: Member of Atlantic Regional Team for the development of anti-racist social work curriculum, Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work
1997 - Manuscript Reviewer, Rural Social Work
1997 - Member of Editorial Advisory Committee, Rural Social Work, Published by University of South Australia.
1995 - Member of Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Issues, Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work
1995 - Member of Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work
1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Review of between 6 and 16 abstracts each year, submitted for conferences of the Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work

RECOGNITIONS

2004

Invited and sponsored to attend Arkleton Trust Seminar on rural issues, one of three Canadian representatives.
Tarland, near Aberdeen Scotland, October

Sponsored to visit University of South Australia (Visiting Researcher)
Whyalla and Adelaide Campuses $2447.02 and $1556.77 = $4003.47, (February - April)

Sponsored to teach 2 classes at Flinders University Adelaide $437.19 (March - April)

Invited by Heritage Canada to prepare grant application for research into anti-racism resources in New Brunswick Schools. Declined because insufficient time. $50,000 funding proposal prepared by New Brunswick Multicultural Council. R. Clews is consultant for this project

Appointed as on-line facilitator for discussion group on Narratives and Rural Communities for International Rural Network.

Collaborator on SSHRC Letter of Intent for a Major Collaborative Research Initiative Application, “Discontinuities, child development and transition to adulthood: An international study of growing up in military families and in foster care. Principal Investigator K. Kufeldt, Research team of 18. (Total budget - $1.48 million over 5 years)

2003

Consultant for qualitative research about racism, conducted by Multicultural Association of Fredericton

Asked to review Standard Research Grant Application by SSHRC, Declined, Conflict of Interest

Invited to provincial consultations about a major multiculturalism initiative

Application under SSHRC 646 Competition - Aid to Scholarly Conferences and International Congresses, November 2002 Successful application rated 7th of 66 successful Canadian applications.

2001

Sponsorship contract with Heritage Canada towards the cost of presenting a workshop on participatory planning processes, Canadian National Metropolis Conference, Ottawa ($2000)

Certificate of Appreciation - Multicultural Association of Fredericton

Invited, and sponsored to attend, consultations by the Government of Canada (Heritage, Canada, and Citizenship and Immigration Canada), in preparation for the establishment of a Metropolis Research Centre in Atlantic Canada, Halifax.

2000

Sponsorship contract with Heritage, Canada to attend and present paper about immigration and diversity at International Metropolis Conference, Vancouver ($2500) I was the only person from New Brunswick sponsored to attend this conference.

Invited and sponsored to attend consultations by Heritage, Canada, in preparation for 2001 World Conference against Racism, Halifax.

Certificate for outstanding service to immigrants and refugees, New Brunswick Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Canada

AWARDS
2001 McCain Research Award. St. Thomas University
2001 Merit Award for Teaching. St. Thomas University

NOMINATIONS
2000 Memorial University of Newfoundland: Nominated for distinguished dissertation award.
2000 Memorial University of Newfoundland: Nominated for Governor General Gold Award

CITATIONS
Carniol, B (2005) Cited on page 76 in “Case Critical” 5th Edition

Mount Allison University (2005) Article cited in Course Outline and included in course package created by Dr. M. Varma, Diversity course in Education

University of Calgary (2003) Integrated Course, Contexts for Anti-Oppressive Practice
http://www.fsw.ucalgary.ca/course_outlines/f03/383_388_391%20F03.pdf

University of Calgary (Fall 2003) Communication and Information Theme Course
http://www.fsw.ucalgary.ca/course_outlines_old/Fall%202002/Access/302SWKAF02.pdf

Cheers, B. (2003) Editorial for Vol 8 (1) Rural Social Work Journal

Taylor, L. (2003). Resiliency and Well-Being: Reflections of Older Adults on Immigration and Integration (work on war-brides cited in several places in research report).

Bella, L. (2002). Home and Away. St John’s NF: GFN Cited on page viii and again on page 161.

GRANTS:
External

2004

University of South Australia, Visiting Researcher Stipends $2447.02 and $1556.77

Flinders University, Adelaide, Visiting Lecturer Stipend $437.19

2003

R. Clews - SSHRC Bursary from Qualitative Analysis Conference, Ottawa, $474

R. Clews New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. Research Assistants Programme. Narratives of War Brides: Promoting resiliency for immigrants and refugees of today and tomorrow, $20,000

R. Clews International Conference on Rural Human Services. Conference Grant Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, $10,000 # 111265-700

2002

R. Clews (Principal Investigator), W. Randall (Co-Investigator), D. Furlong (Collaborator), H. Richmond Collaborator
Rural Stories and Helping Processes: An Interdisciplinary Study
Social Science and Humanities Council of Canada, Standard Research Grant, $92,287 # 421595-240

2000

M. Cheung (U of Manitoba), Principal Investigator
R. Clews (St. Thomas University) collaborator,
Perceptions of Health in Younger Adults. Successful “Letter of Intent” under Society, Culture and Health of Canadians. $600,000 National Project
Awarded $500 to develop New Brunswick proposal involving Multicultural Association of Fredericton and John Howard Society of Fredericton for this National Application for SSHRC funding (final proposal unsuccessful)

Minor and Local Canadian, Major and Minor British Awards

2003

St. Thomas University, Senate Research Committee. Award for attending and presenting paper at Conference of British Association for Canadian Studies $350

St. Thomas University, Learning and Teaching Development Committee
Grant for Conference Travel and Participation, Atlantic Teaching Showcase $200

2002

St. Thomas University, Learning and Teaching Development Committee
Grant for Conference Travel and Participation, Atlantic Teaching Showcase $250

Dalhousie University and Metropolis National Office: Contribution to attending and facilitating workshop at Atlantic Metropolis Conference $407

St. Thomas University, Learning and Teaching Development Award “Into Work” project, $500

St. Thomas University, Senate Research Grant for Conference travel, Athens Georgia, $700

St. Thomas University, Senate Research Grant for Research into Narratives of War-brides, $500

2001

St. Thomas Learning and Teaching Development Grant for conference travel to present papers at the Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, and Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education, Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Quebec, $300

St. Thomas Learning and Teaching Development Grant for conference travel to present paper at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, $100

St. Thomas University, Senate Research Grant for Conference Travel to Athens, Georgia, to present paper about Qualitative Research $400

2000

Department of Social Work St. Thomas University grant, contribution to publishing low cost Canadian/Australian issue of “Rural Social Work”, $300

St. Thomas University. Research Grant, for publishing low cost Canadian/Australian issue of “Rural Social Work, $700

1999

St. Thomas University. Research grant for preparing SSHRC application
(Rural Stories and Helping Processes: An Interdisciplinary Study), $1840

Atlantic region anti-racist social work fund. Grant for Multicultural fair, $450

Memorial University of Newfoundland. Graduate Student Conference Grant for Presentation, Cape Town, South Africa, $500

St. Thomas University Research Grant for International Conference Travel Cape Town, South Africa, $700.

St. Thomas University Learning and Teaching Development Grant for International Conference Travel, Salisbury, MD, $300.

St. Thomas University Research Grant for International Conference Travel
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, $750

1998 St Thomas University Learning and Teaching Development Award for the development of curriculum materials for anti-racist social work $500

1995 University of Regina President's Fund Award for international conference travel, $900
For international conference presentation in New Zealand. Declined

1989-1992 Local government secondment grant covered cost of salary for one day each
week, course fees, travel and book allowance for degree of
M. Soc.Sci. (Social Services Management). Total value, approximately $20,000.

1987 -1990 Grants from local government, Methodist Church and Church of
England covered cost of a community work project in Central
England. Total value, approximately $80,000.

1983 - 1986 Industrial sponsorship from U.K. firms Glynwed and I.M.I. covered
salary and expenses as an N.G.O. social worker. Total value, approximately $40,000

1977 - 1978 Mature Student Award covered subsistence and course fees for degree of .
M. A. (Social Work).Total value, approximately $10,000.

1968 - 1970 Geraldine and Barrow Cadbury Research Grant. Awarded for
research in sociology of religion. Total value approximately $1,500.

PUBLICATIONS AND SCHOLARLY WORK

Books in process (3)
Clews, R. Doing things a little differently: Human services with diverse people in rural Canada (Contract with Fernwood Press)

Clews R. with 8 others. Into work: The tales of eight social workers (Research study in process, Contract with Lakehead University, Centre for Northern and Rural Social Work.)

Randall W., Clews, R. & Furlong, D. The tales that bind: Helping processes in rural settings
(Interest by U of T Press)

Book (1)
Nelson, G. K. and Clews, R. A (1971). Mobility and religious commitment.
Birmingham, England: University of Birmingham, ISBN 0902133047
(Registered as a book at British Museum, London, England)

Journals (2)
2004 Cheers, B., & Clews, R. Proceedings of 2003 International Rural Human Services Conference, 270 pages

2001 Clews, R. and Cheers, B. Special Canadian/Australian Issue of Rural Social Work Journal, Vol 6(3). R. Clews (Canadian Editor), B. Cheers (Australian Editor), 88 pages.

Book chapters. (4)
2004, Clews, R. Exploring and overcoming barriers to immigration in New Brunswick.
Paper to be included in monograph by Policy Studies Institute, University of New Brunswick. In Press

2004. Clews, R., Ouellette, B., & Cartwright, P. Contributions of Social Work to the Health of Canadians. In Joint SSHRC/CIHR Edited Monograph about the Contribution of Humanities and Social Sciences to the Health of Canadians. Published in English and French

1999. Clews, R. Anti-racist social work curriculum development for preserving and strengthening indigenous rural communities. In I. Carlton-LaNey, R. L. Edwards, & P. Nelson-Reid (Eds.), Preserving and strengthening small towns and rural communities
(pp. 249 - 268).
Washington, DC: NASW Press.

1971. Horn, D. and Clews, R. A. Teamwork and the development of a unitary approach. In S. Martel (Ed.), Supervision and team support, (pp. 29 - 48). London, England: NCVO Press

Journal articles (11)
Clews, R & Newman K. Multiple learnings about identity from narrative research:
Canadian war-brides as teachers and catalysts. In Press McGill Journal of Education,
Vol 40(1), 80-94 ®

2004. Clews, R., Randall, W. & Furlong, D. Research Notes: Interdisciplinary stories by rural helpers. Rural Social Work Vol 9, pp, 189-198 ®

2004. Powers, A-M & Clews, R., Classroom exercises to enhance understanding about diversity in 2 rural Canadian provinces. Rural Social Work Vol 9, pp. 226-234 ®

2004. Spirituality in an undergraduate social work curriculum: Reflective assignments at the beginning and end of a programme. In Volume 3(1). Currents: New Scholarship in the Human Services. http://www.fsw.ucalgary.ca/currents/index.php (24 pages) ®)

2001 Clews, R. (with 4th year BSW students) Experto Credite: New social work graduates share their wisdom. “The New Social Worker” Journal, Vol 8(4), 14-16.

2001 Randall, W., & Clews, R. The tales that bind: Towards a narrative model of rural helping. Rural Social Work, Volume 6(2), 4-18 ®

2001 Clews, R., Sharp, R. & Toner, W. ( 2001). A Canadian anti-racist social work course: Reflections on a successful teaching and learning experience. Volume 7(3)Reflections, 50-55 ®

1999 Clews, R. Cross-cultural research in Aboriginal rural communities: A Canadian case study of ethical challenges and dilemmas. Rural Social Work, Volume 4. 26-33 ®

1995 Clews, R. Recent immigrants to Saskatoon: Experiences and perceptions about health. Health and Cultures, 2(2), 4-6 ®

1973 Nelson, G. K. and Clews, R. A Geographical mobility and religious behaviour.
The Sociological Review. 21(1). 127-135 ®

1972 Nelson, G. K. and Clews, R. Mobility and religious commitment.
Review of Religious Research. 13(2). 141-142 ®

Government Reports (2)
2005 Clews, R. (2005). Exploring barriers to immigration in New Brunswick (Published in English and in French)

2002 Clews, R. Experiences of diverse people in New Brunswick: Implications for policy, research and human service practice. In M. Varma-Joshi (Ed). Research round table: A collaborative project between Canadian Heritage, N. B. Universities and Multicultural Organizations in New Brunswick. Moncton, NB: Canadian Heritage. T

Articles in Conference Proceedings (17),
2005 Dudziak, S. & Clews. R. Local contributions to resolving global problems: Social development through service learning. Paper presented at Inter-Universities Conference for International Social Development, Recife Brazil, July 25th - 30th, Published on CD

2005 Clews. R. Meeting the needs of rural elderly populations: Developing policy and practice agendas from narratives. Presented at Inter-Universities Conference for International Social Development, Recife Brazil, July 25th - 30th, Published on CD

2005 Powers, A. & Clews, R. Facilitating transitions in the classroom and in life: The role of narrative Proceedings of 2004 Atlantic Teaching Showcase pp. 55-68, Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities ®

2005. Clews, R. Transition from undergraduate education to employment: Bridging the gap
Proceedings of 2004 Atlantic Teaching Showcase, pp. 269-280, Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities ®

2004 Clews, R & Newman K. Multiple learnings about identity from narrative research:
Canadian war-brides as teachers and catalysts. In B. Randall, D. Furlong & T. Poitras, The Power of Story in the Postmodern World, Proceedings of ‘Narrative Matters 2004, pp. 153-169, at http://www.stu.ca/conf/narrative/.

2004, Clews, R., & Taylor. M. Leaving Childhood: A narrative approach. Paper based on presentation at Narrative Matters Conference, In Press, Proceedings of Narrative Matters Conference. In B. Randall, D. Furlong & T. Poitras, The Power of Story in the Postmodern World, Proceedings of ‘Narrative Matters 2004, pp. 139-152, at http://www.stu.ca/conf/narrative/.

2004 Clews, R., & Powers, A. Creating learning situations to balance different learning style preferences: Stories from social work and anthropology classrooms. Proceedings of 2003 Atlantic Teaching Showcase, pp. 41-54 ®

2003. Clews, R. Strategies for breaking down barriers between and within communities, industry, government and non-government agencies. In Taking Charge: Rural Community Empowerment. Proceedings of the 2003 International Rural Network Conference. ISBN 0958738742

2003. Clews, R., Fraser, C., Joudrey, M., York, K. Getting by with a little help from my friends: A classroom community to aid the transition from university to Professional Practice. In Proceedings of 2002 Atlantic Teaching Showcase, pp 47-59 Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities ® .

2003 Powers, A. M., Clews, R. Creating learning situations to balance different learning style preferences: Stories from social work and anthropology classrooms. In Proceedings of 2002 Atlantic Teaching Showcase, pp 123-137, Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities ®

2002 Clews, R. & Randall, W. The benefits of collaboration: Team teaching in a social work research methods course. In G. Tucker & D. Nevo (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2001 Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase, pp. 183 - 193. Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities.®

2001. Randall, W., & Clews, R. Learning the story: Toward a narrative model of helping in rural communities. Proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (pp. 195-197).

2001. Clews R. Student learning contracts: For and against. In Proceedings of the 2000 Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase (pp. 135-148). Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities.
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2000. Clews, R. Spoken by a puppet: Teaching and learning about anti-racist social work. In R. Moore, R. & D. Nevo (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1999 Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase (pp. 49 - 56. Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities ®

1999. Clews, R. A letter to Esmeralda: Evaluating student learning about research. In J. Gordon, & D. Nevo, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 1998 Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase (pp. 143 - 155). Halifax, NS: Association of Atlantic Universities ®

1999. Clews, R.. Doing qualitative research for a PhD. A case study of resolving challenges.
Ed: Van den Hoonaard, W.C. & Van den Hoonard, D. K. The Interdisciplinary Study of Social Processes: Proceedings of 16th Qualitative Analysis Conference. Diskette Publication. ISBN 0-9685258-0-6 St. Thomas University and University of New Brunswick: Fredericton, NB

1999. Clews, R. Reflections on rural life and social work in a Canadian context: Implications for the rural social work curriculum. In P. Plaskon,(Ed). The Changing Face of Rural America, Proceedings of the 24th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas, (pp. 8 - 14). Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD

Encyclopedia Entries:
In F. Turner (Ed). Canadian Encyclopedia of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier Press, 2005,
ISBN 0-0889920-436-5)
Clews, R. “Minorities”.
Clews, R. “Race”.
Clews, R. “Tommy Douglas”
Clews, R. “Diversity” In F. Turner (ed.).
Clews, R. “William Beveridge”
Clews, R. “Beveridge Report”

Article Reviews in Journal (6)
2004 Clews, R. Review of Proulx, C. (2003). Reclaiming Aboriginal Justice: Identity and Community. Saskatoon, SK: Purich Publishing, Rural Social Work Vol 8/2, 46-48

2003 Clews, R. Review of Vaillancourt, Y. & Tremblay, L. (2002). Social economy, health and welfare in 4 Canadian provinces (Rural Social Work, Vol 8/1, 74-76)

2003 Clews, R. Review of Brownlee, K., Delaney, R. & McGee, M (2002) Social work with rural and northern organizations (Rural Social Work, Vol 8/1, 58-60)

2003 Clews, R. Review of Coates, J. Ecology and Social Work (2003). (Rural Social Work, Vol8/1 61-64)

2000 Clews, R. Review of Martinez, Brawley, E. (2000). Close to home: Human services and the small community Rural Social Work., Vol 6, December, 36-37

1999 Clews, R. Review of Ginsberg L. H. (ed.). (1999). Social work in rural communities, (3rd Ed.). Rural Social Work. Vol 5, December, 47-49

Publishers Reviews
2000 Clews, R. Review of proposed publication on anti-racist social work. [Commissioned by Oxford University Press]

1998 Clews, R. A. ( Review of a proposed publication on anti-racist social work. [Commissioned by Oxford University Press]

1994 Clews, R. A. Living on a shoestring. [Review of video produced by Seniors' Education Centre, University of Regina]. Newsletter of Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers.

1994. Clews, R. A. Healthy aging. [Review of a proposed new publication, commissioned by Nelson, Canada.]

Article Reviews for
Canadian Review of Social Work
Currents
Rural Social Work

Conference papers and presentations:
Invitation papers and presentation (12):

Clews, R. (2004) Overcoming barriers to immigration. Presentation at the “Rendez-vous Immigration 2004 Conference. St. Andrews, NB

Clews, R. (2004). Human service ethics and ethical practice. Presentation for first year students,
University of South Australia, Whyalla, SA

Clews, R. (2004). Maximizing consumer participation: the role of partnerships. Seminar paper presented to the Spencer Rural Gulf Health School, University of South Australia, Whyalla.

Clews, R (2004). Towards a narrative approach for rural social work practice, education and research. Colloquium presentation sponsored by the Centre for Rural and Regional Development and the Spencer Gulf Rural Health School, University of South Australia.

Clews, R. (2003). Communities Uniting: An Atlantic Multiculturalism Conference.
Responder to Main Keynote Speaker, Communities Uniting: An Atlantic Multiculturalism Conference. Halifax.

Clews, R. & Powers, A. (2003). “Teaching and Learning about Multiculturalism in Atlantic Canada. Workshop, Communities Uniting: An Atlantic Multiculturalism Conference

Clews, R. & DeVink, S. (2001). Developing partnerships within and between occupational boundaries. Presenters for seminar organized by Department of Canadian Heritage

Clews, R. (2001). Unequal access in education, income and employment. Paper presented at
Seminar organized by Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Moncton, NB.

Clews, R. (2000). Diversity, immigration and rural communities: New Brunswick - a case study. Paper presented at International Metropolis Conference. Vancouver (Commissioned by Heritage, Canada).

Clews, R. (1999). The development of an anti-racist focus at St. Thomas University
Presentation prepared for workshop, presented b Natalie LeBlanc (1999 Graduate). Congress of Social Science and Humanities, Sherbrook, QC

Clews, R. A. (1995). Consumer empowerment. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers. Saskatoon.

Clews, R. A. (1994). Recording systems in human services. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Saskatchewan Association of Sexual Assault Centres. Saskatoon.

Clews, R. A. (1979). Development of a unitary approach in teams. Paper presented at National Conference of Family Service Units, Swanwick, England.

Refereed papers (67),
(2005, 6)

Clews, R. Transition between small and large: Neighbours and nations. Paper presented at the conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies, Canterbury, England, April

Clews, R & Powers, A-M Narrative Research and North American Ethical Review Boards, Are they Compatible. Presented at the First International Conference of Qualitative Inquiry.
Urbana, Illinois, May

Clews, R. Forging social futures for senior populations: The role of narratives in the development of policy. Presented at Canadian Social Welfare Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 16 - 18 June 2005

Clews, R. & Carawan, L. Constructing rural-relevant policy and practice: The role of narrative. Workshop conducted at 4th International Rural Network Conference, Abingdon, South Virginia, June 19-24, 2005

Clews. R. Meeting the needs of rural elderly populations: Developing policy and practice agendas from narratives. Presented at Inter-Universities Conference for International Social Development, Recife Brazil, July 25th - 30th

Dudziak, S. & Clews. R. Local contributions to resolving global problems: Social development through service learning. Paper presented at Inter-Universities Conference for International Social Development, Recife Brazil, July 25th - 30th

(2004, 12)
Clews, R. Triumphs, struggles and compromises: Dilemmas of a feminist mother in the sandwich generation. Presented at the Association for Research on Mothering, York University
Toronto, Also session chair

Clews, R. Transition from undergraduate education to employment: Bridging the gap in social work. Presented at the Atlantic Teaching Showcase

Powers A & Clews, R. Learning about diversity: A postmodern narrative approach to transitions in the undergraduate classroom. Presented at the Atlantic Teaching Showcase

Clews, R., Newman, K. & MacAulay, S. Finding answers for rural social work in rural places: The value of narratives. Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, Winnipeg, MB.

Clews, R., Taylor, L., & Newman, K. You only make the crossing once:
Stories of British women who crossed the Atlantic and became Canadian war-brides
Conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies, London, England

Clews, R., Girouard, T. & Hunter J.A. Two years on : Our spirituality and our practice. Third Annual Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, Winnipeg, MB

Taylor, M. & Clews, R. Creating memories: A mother and daughter co-author stories about a childhood. Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton, NB

Clews, R Taylor, L.& Newman, C..Exploring the Untold Stories: Missing Years in Narratives from War-Brides. Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton, NB

Noble, M., McKendy, J. & Clews, R. Deep listening, deep healing, deep learning: Drawing people’s stories to the surface. Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton, NB

Furlong, D., Clews, R., Randall W. & MacAulay, C. Negotiating boundaries: Narratives from rural helpers. Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton, NB

Taylor, M. & Clews, R. Holding on but letting go: Transforming a mother-daughter relationship Qualitative Analysis Conference. Carleton University, QC

Clews, R. Randall W., Furlong, D., & MacAulay, C. Knowledge and skills for rural practice: Narratives from the front line. Conference of the Canadian Association of Social Workers, Saskatoon


2003 (6)
Clews, R. & Powers, A Balancing learning situations for students with different learning styles. Paper presented at Atlantic Teaching Showcase, Cape Breton. Nova Scotia.

Clews, R. Strategies for breaking down barriers between communities, governments and non-government organizations. Workshop facilitated at International Rural Network Conference, Inverness, Scotland.

Clews, R., Randall, W., Richmond, H., and Furlong, D. Interdisciplinary stories for rural helping. Workshop presented at International Rural Human Services Conference, Halifax, NS

Clews, R. Changing the same old story: Mounting a challenge to metanarratives about racism by exploring stories in rural communities Paper presented at International Rural Human Services Conference, Halifax, NS

Powers, A-M, and Clews, R. Strategies for helping students in homogeneous rural communities to understand diversity. Workshop presented at International Rural Human Services Conference, Halifax, NS T

Clews, R. & Furlong, D. Developing a rural focus for Canadian human services: The importance of narrative. Paper presented at the British Association for Canadian Studies 28th Annual Conference, University of Leeds, England.


2002 (12)
Powers, A. M. and Clews, R. Identity, Difference, power, and privilege: Conference raising exercises in the classroom. Workshop presented at Atlantic University Teaching Showcase, University of PEI, Charlottetown.

Clews, R., Joudrey, M., and Muller, K. Getting by with a little help from my friends:
A classroom community to aid the transition from university to professional practice. Workshop presented at Atlantic University Teaching Showcase, University of PEI, Charlottetown.

Clews, R., Taylor, L., Slade, F. Who am I? Who are you? Fostering cultural awareness and sensitivity. Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Noble, M., Clews, R., McKendy, J., and Campbell, M.
Story weaving: creating a climate of safety for risk-taking. Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Clews, R., Randall, W., Richmond, H., and Furlong, D. The tales that bind: Toward a narrative model of rural helping (Research round-table). Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton, NB

Clews, R., and Taylor, L. Restorying for re-settlement: The example of the Canadian war-brides. Narrative Matters Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Taylor, L., Slade, P., Sullivan, N., and Clews. R. Searching for the spiritual in self: The use of reflective assignments. Workshop at the First Annual Canadian Conference on Spirituality and Social Work. OISE, Toronto

Randall W. & Clews, R. Narrative matters: Exploring the strength and limitations of a narrative lens for social work in rural communities.
Conference of the Canadian Association of Social Workers, Moncton, NB

Taylor, L., and Clews, R. The Canadian War-Brides: Resiliency after crisis. Conference of the Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, Toronto

Clews, R. & Taylor, L. Social work to promote resiliency for immigrants and refugees of today: Lessons from the war-brides of yesterday.
Conference of the Canadian Association of Social Workers, Moncton, NB

Clews, R. & Taylor, L. Missing home: Experiences of newcomers to Canada. Qualitative Analysis Conference, McMaster University

Clews, R. & Randall, W. My story, your story, and/or our story: Pre-research stories and research processes. Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, Athens, University of Georgia

2001 (9)
Clews, R., & Taylor, L. Inter-generational learning about re-settlement:
Canadian war-brides teaching refugees half a century later. Canadian Ethnic Studies Conference. Delta Hotel, Halifax

Clews, R. & Randall, W. The benefits of collaboration: Team teaching in a research methods course. Teaching Showcase of the Association of Atlantic Universities, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

Clews, R., & Taylor, L. Race, gender and resiliency: Lessons from war-brides. Gender Workshop, 5th National Metropolis Conference, Ottawa, ON

Clews, R., Nassrallah, C., DeVink, S., VanderPlaat, M., & Hiscock, H.
The Atlantic Metropolis: Towards expanding the paradigms of knowledge for true partnership and community based research.

Clews, R., & Randall W. Through a narrative lens: Teaching and learning for human service work. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland

Clews, R. Learning to be an intellectual: Theory from practice and theory for practice. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for the Schools of Social Work, Laval University, Quebec, QC

Randall, W., & Clews, R. Learning the story: Towards a narrative model of helping in rural communities. Presented at 20th Conference for Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education, Laval University, Quebec, QC

Taylor, L., & Clews, R. Reflections of war-brides: promoting resiliency for immigrants of today and tomorrow. Presented at 18th Qualitative Analysis Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

Clews, R.. Teaching and learning about social justice: Qualitative research to generate anti-racist social work curriculum. Paper presented at Qualitative Analysis Conference, Athens, Georgia. T

2000 (6)
Clews, R. Student learning contracts: For and against. Paper presented at the 5th Atlantic Teaching Showcase, St. Mary’s University, Halifax

Clews, R. Constructing anti-racist social work curriculum from perspectives of “self” and “other” in a Canadian rural context: Sensitizing concepts and stories from diverse people - a first chapter. Paper presented at the Joint Conference of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Montreal.

Clews, R., & Randall, W. Learning and creating the story: Towards a new model of helping in rural communities. Paper presented at the 25th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas. University of Maine at Presque Isle, USA.

Carawan, L., & Clews, R. The same both sides of the border? Educating Rural Social Workers in Canada and the US. Paper presented at the 25th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas. University of Maine at Presque Isle, USA.

Clews, R. More about your findings and less about yourself?: Taking reflexivity and transparency out of the category of “dirty work” in qualitative research.
Paper presented at the 17th Qualitative Analysis Conference. St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB.

Randall, W., & Clews, R. The drawing-board stage: Planning a cross-disciplinary qualitative research study. Paper presented at the 17th Qualitative Analysis Conference. St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB.

1999 (4)
Clews, R. Spoken by a puppet: Teaching and learning about anti-racist social work. Paper presented at the Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB.

Clews, R. Anti-racist social work curriculum contributing towards a non-racist future in Atlantic Canada: A Utopian dream? Presented at the Conference of the Inter-University Consortium for International Social Development, Cape Town, South Africa.

Clews, R. Reflections on rural life and social work in a Canadian context: Change needed in social work curriculum? Presented at 24th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas, Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD

Clews, R. Doing qualitative research for a PhD. A case study of resolving challenges. Paper presented at the 16th Qualitative Analysis Conference. St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB


1998 (6)
Clews, R. A letter to Esmeralda: Evaluating student learning about research. Paper presented at the Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS.

Clews, R. Towards creating learner centered classrooms in two social work courses. Paper presented at the Second Annual University of Prince Edward Island Teaching Symposium, Charlottetown, PEI.

Clews, R. What should social workers know? Aboriginal people from rural New Brunswick reply. Paper presented at the 1998 Institute on Social Work and Human Services. Chapel Hill, N

Clews, R. Cross-cultural research in Aboriginal rural communities: A case study of ethical challenges and dilemmas. Paper presented at the 1998 Institute on Social Work and Human Services. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Clews, R. Organizing concepts for introductory social work curricula in a postmodern world: “Heart, head, hand and soul” or Disney? Paper presented at the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities. Ottawa.

.Clews, R., Buck. D., LeBlanc. N. Make-work or major work? An experiment in community- based student research in a changing world. Paper presented at the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities. Ottawa.

1997 (2)
Bella, L. and Clews, R. University teaching and learning at a distance: Experiences with different media. Paper presented at Annual Conference of International Society for Exploring Teaching Alternatives. Fredericton, NB:

Clews, R. A. Trying to build community as a new faculty member in a new location and with a new course in anti-racist social work. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

1996 (2)
Clews, R. A. Antiracist social work practice and education: Contributions from newcomers. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work. Brock University, ON.

Clews, R. A. and Magneson, H. Theory and practicum: Bridging the gap
Paper presented at Conference of Field Coordinators in Social Work, MacMaster University, ON:

1995 (2)
Clews, R. A. (1995). With experience comes learning: Experiential learning about poverty. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work. Montreal.

Clews, R. A. (1995). Health worker partnerships with immigrant consumers. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Canadian Association of Multicultural Health. Montreal.

1972 (1)
Nelson, G. K. and Clews, R. A. (1972) . Mobility and religious commitment. Paper presented at Annual Conference of British Association for the Advancement of Science. Durham, England.

Local publication
Clews, R. (2000). You’ve got to have a dream: Social work theory for a better tomorrow. In St. Thomas University Teaching Newsletter, Learning and Teaching Development Committee.

Professional work
2002 Clews, R. Report of the Working Party of Personal Suitability in Social Work, Educational Policy Committee, Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work. (With J. Battison, K. Gordon, J. Lafrance & J. McDonald).

Local presentations and other non-refereed presentations (11)
2003 (4)

Clews, R. State of the Arts 2003: Should SSHRC Follow the Piper? Contribution to Panel Presentation. University of New Brunswick

Clews, R. Blockages and Breakthroughs. Presentation at Qualitative Research Gathering. University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University.

Clews, R. Commentary at a Book Launch for Walking the tightrope: Ethical issues for qualitative researchers. By W. van den Hoonaard, University of New Brunswick.

Clews, R. Fredericton Multicultural Association. Invited presentation at the New Brunswick
Human Rights Award Ceremony, Old Government House, Fredericton.

2002 (3)
Clews, R. The Power of Narrative: Canadian war brides as a case example. Social Work Colloquium Series. St. Thomas University

Clews, R. Towards a brighter future: Understanding our biases. Presentation made at the Canadian Forces Base, Gagetown, New Brunswick.

Clews, R. Multicultural Association of Fredericton. Speech at Spanish Night: University of New Brunswick

2000 (3)
Clews, R. Knowledge, reflexivity and voice: Presentation for feminist research methods course. Gender Studies Programme, St. Thomas University

Ouellette, B., Dudziak, S. & Clews, R. Experiential Learning. Presentation sponsored by Learning and Teaching Development Committee, St. Thomas University.

Clews, R. (2000). Social work with ethnic and racial minorities in New Brunswick.
Paper presented as part of 2000 Colloquium Series, Department of Social Work,
St. Thomas University

1999 (1)
Clews, R. (1999). The development of anti-racist social work curriculum for rural Atlantic Canada. Presentation at Research Fair, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Other scholarly work
1993 Clews, R. A. Partnership with parents: The parents' viewpoint.
Thesis written for degree of M. Soc. Sci.(Social Services Management).
University of Birmingham, England.

1978 Clews, R. A. Media images of social workers: Towards a methodology for study. Thesis written for degree of M.A. (Social Work). University of Nottingham, England.

1977 Clews, R. A. The mad, the bad and the sad: Labelling of school children by professionals. Thesis written for degree of M.A.(Deviancy and Social Policy),
Middlesex University, England

1972 Clews, R. A. The Children of God in Europe. Unpublished research report .

1971 Clews, R. A. Going to the dogs, a play performed at a social work careers
conference, Bilston, West Midlands, England


PREVIOUS ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
August 1993 to June 1996
Assistant Professor of Social Work,
Saskatoon Community Education Centre, University of Regina, Saskatchewan

Responsibilities
1. Teaching and student advising.

Major courses taught:
Explorations in social work; Poverty, human services and service delivery; Introduction to social administration; Social Work Practices I; Social Work Practices II; Social Work Practicum I; Death and Dying; Social Work Practicum II; Individual and Group Inquiries (Tutorial) Courses in: Bereavement counselling, Alcohol and drug abuse,Social work, HIV and AIDS, Feminist approaches to social work.
Courses taught in 4 different locations within urban and rural Saskatchewan.
Supervision of MSW student in teaching assistant role, 1995 - 1996
Student advising responsibilities for off-campus BSW students:
A total of 300 students, up to 150 at any time.

2. University Service
Coordinator of Prince Albert Community Education Centre, Sept. 1995 to May 1996
Acting Director of Prince Albert Community Education Centre, January to August 1995
Member of Dean's Executive Committee, January 1995 to May 1996.
Faculty/Student liaison for Saskatoon students, from 1995 to 1996.
Member of working party, role of sessional instructors, 1994 and 1995.
Member of peer review committee for Faculty performance review, 1994
Member of MSW committee, 1993 to 1996
Member of undergraduate studies committee, 1993 to 1996.
Member of practicum coordinators' group, 1993 to 1996.
Chair of approximately 65 admission panels for student applicants, 1993 to 1996

1992 - 1996 (SASKATCHEWAN)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
1995 - 1996 Member of Board of Directors, Saskatoon Sexual Assault Centre.

1994 - 1996 Member of Board of Directors, Open Door Society of Saskatoon

1995 - 1996 Chair, Human Resources Committee, Open Door Society of Saskatoon

1992 Social Worker (Yorkton Mental Health Centre, Saskatchewan.)
Temporary employment during a four month leave of absence from permanent post in England

MEMBERSHIPS
1994 - 1996 Canadian Association of Social Workers.
1994 - 1996 Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers.

UNITED KINGDOM (1993 and earlier)

EMPLOYMENTS
1990- 1993
Team Manager ( Social Services), Principal Officer II.
Hereford and Worcester County Council, England.
Responsibilities:

1. Planning and delivering services for children with disabilities in an area with a
population of 90,000. Recruitment and selection of 40 staff; field social workers, day care workers and social workers and overall management of a residential unit.
2. Planning and delivering child care and family services in an area with a population of
30,000 in urban and rural communities. Recruitment and selection of a team of 10 social workers.
3. Budgetting and fiscal management of the above services.
4. Approved social worker authorized to uphold the rights of people who were referred for compulsory hospitalization.

1986- 1990
Team Leader ( Social Services), Principal Officer I.
Hereford and Worcester County Council, England.
Responsibilities:

Generic social work services in the Frankley area of Hereford and Worcester, England. Work in this multicultural area with a high level of poverty and urban deprivation included child protection services, work with children, families, adults with disabilities, adults with mental health problems, hospital patients and elderly people. Management and supervision of a team of up to 12 social and community workers as well as residential and day care officers, domestic and secretarial staff. Total staffing 200+

1982- 1986
Senior Social Worker (Social Services), Senior Officer 1V
Hereford and Worcester County Council, England.
Responsibilities:

Development of a juvenile justice and alternative to custody scheme for young offenders.
Supervision of a team of generic social workers.

1980- 1982
Non-governmental agency social work, Senior Social Worker Level 111
Family Service Unit, Birmingham, England.
Responsibilities:

Field social work with children and families in an inner city area with high needs.
Recruitment, selection and supervision of volunteers.

1978- 1980
Non-governmental agency social work, Social Worker Level II.
Family Service Unit, Birmingham, England.
Responsibilities:

Field social work with children and families.

1975- 1977
Child Guidance and School Psychological Services. Social worker Level 1
Birmingham City Council, England.
Responsibilities:

Social work in a multidisciplinary agency which provided services for children
experiencing a range of difficulties.

1975
Senior Residential Social Worker. Observation and Assessment Centre.
Birmingham City Council, England.
Responsibilities:

Care and custody of 20 teenage girls who were remanded in custody by courts or who
presented management problems to parents or caregivers.

1971-1974
College Lecturer I and from 1972 College Lecturer ll (Section Head),
Bilston College of Further Education, Wolverhampton, England.
Responsibilties:

1. Teaching:
Subjects taught:
Sociology, Psychology, History and Structure of Social Services, Practicum.
Courses taught:
Social and Community Services,
Health Visiting,
Teachers of 'Severely Subnormal' children and adults,
Nursery Nurses (pre-school day care).
2. Administration.
Course tutor, Social and Community Services Course from 1972 to 1974.
Duties included recruitment and selection of sessional staff end class planning.

1968- 1970
Research Assistant,
Midlands Socio-Religious Research Group. Birmingham, England.
Responsibilities:

Planning and administering a research study concerning the influence of social and
geographical mobility on patterns of religious behaviour.

1968- 1970
Sessional instructor,
Birmingham College of Commerce, England.
Responsibility:

Teaching social psychology to students studying for B.A. in Communications.


OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES UP TO 1993:
1991 - 1993 Coordination of Staff Development Seminar. Children and Family Services, Bromsgrove, England.

1985 - 1986 Member of Examining Board. B.A. Social Work Degree. University of Central England.

1981 Leader of National Induction Course. Family Service Units, London, England.

1980 - 1983 Crisis counselling on a phone-in radio programme. Birmingham, England

1979 - 1993 Fieldwork teacher for approximately 20 students from five different social work programs in England.

1979 - 1981 Chairperson and member of collective which established Birmingham Rape Crisis and Research Centre


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