Anna’s doctoral research weds her clinical practice experience and her concern for the conditions that affect the everyday life and care of adults labelled with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in rural Ontario.
Areas of Specialization:
Anna’s research interests include: Care and Ageing in the local and transnational context ; Parents labelled with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities; Social Work Education & Disability; Social Work Practice with individuals labelled with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities; Social Policy; Care & Violence; and Community-Campus Engagement (CCE) in the local and international contexts.
Przednowek, A., Goemans, M., & Wilson, A. (2018). “I had a big revelation”: Student Experiences in Community-First Community-Campus Engagement. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning, 4(2), 21-41.
Braedley, S., Owusu, P., Przednowek, A., & Armstrong, P. (2018). We’re told, ‘suck it up’: Long-term care workers’ psychological health and safety. Ageing International, 43(1), 91-109.
With the financial support from the Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities (OADD) and Carleton OPRIG, Anna is in the process of co-producing an educational video with disability and human rights activist Mr. Peter Park (Respecting Rights) and Sue Hutton, MSW (Arch Disability Law) on inclusive research practices with persons labeled with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities titled “Nothing About Us without Us: That Includes Research”.
See recent interview about the project here. Link: https://carleton.ca/communityfirst/2019/research-can-be-an-inaccessible-term-and-heres-why/
In the news:
McGinn, S. (December, 2017). Social Workers Devote their Lives to Helping Others Why Aren’t they Receiving Help themselves? This, November-December. Retrieved from https://this.org/2017/12/11/social-workers-devote-their-lives-to-helpin…