Associate Professor, on sabbatical
Abbotsford campus, B165bemail Darrell
Darrell Fox joined the School of Social Work and Human Services in April 2013.
His research interests include international social work practices, independent advocacy approaches for children and young people involved in the welfare and justice system, along with developing participative and mindful leadership approaches within the practice of social work.
UFV Student Accessibility Committee member
January 2018- Present
Ministry of Children and Family Development. Human Research Ethics Board member. Content expert designate
Dept Review Committee. Peer review of tenure applications.
September 2016- Present
Restorative Justice Council. U.K Consultant
November 2016- Present
Specialist Reviewer: Article reviewer for the Child and Family Social Work Journal.
UFV Race Anti Race Network (RAN) committee member
December 2013-May 2016
UFV Human Research Ethics Board member
UFV Faculty Networking Group member
Specialist Reviewer: Book proposals submitted to the Oxford University Press, Canada.
Member; Canadian Association of Social Work Education.
Specialist Reviewer: Book reviewer for Taylor Francis publishing House.
Specialist Reviewer. To review book proposals submitted to the Open University Press.
Specialist Reviewer. To review articles submitted to the British Journal of Social Work published by Oxford Journals.
Specialist Reviewer. To review articles submitted to the Journal of Criminology and Social Integration, published by the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Specialist Reviewer. To review articles submitted to the International Journal of Social Work that relate to contemporary International Social Work issues, published by Durham University, England.
Child in the City Foundation, Antwerp, Belgium. Safer cities for children seminar.
Inter University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Social Work and Social Policy.
Zagreb University. Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences 2017 Conference: Social pedagogy: developing resilient social work practice with youth.
Canadian Association of Social Work Education conference think tank: Mentorship and leadership from a Social Work perspective.
New Mexico University Mentorship and Leadership conference paper and presentation: Student Leadership: Ideas and Actions.
Canadian Association of Social Work Education conference presentation: Innovative ways of Integrating Community Development Theory in Field Education.
University of the Fraser Valley International Social Work Conference presentation: Family Group Conferencing Still trying to square the Circle!
American Society of Criminology 35th Annual conference in San Francisco: Restorative Justice and Young Offenders.
Canadian Association of Social Work Education conference presentation: Family Group Conference and Independent Advocacy: An International Perspective.
Canadian Criminal Justice Association annual conference in Vancouver. Topic: Deterrence and denunciation: the unforeseen consequences when discretion becomes obligation.
UFV Micro-Lecture presenter: Power relations and specific advocacy approaches in family group conferencing with children and young people.
Faculty of Social Work Potsdam Germany. Comparisons between the British and German Social Work systems.
American Society of Criminology 34th Annual conference in Chicago. Topic: Youth Justice: balancing risk, negotiating delinquency.
Fox, D. and Kang, L. (2019) Social Work and Servant Leadership: Reflections on a Student Led Conference, Social Work Education, 38:4, 516-529.
Fox, D. (2018) Family Group Conferencing with Children and Young People: Advocacy Approaches, Variations and Impacts. London. Palgrave Macmillan.
Arnull, E. and Fox, D. (Eds) (2016) Cultural Perspectives on Youth Justice. London. Palgrave Macmillan.
Fox, D. and Arnull, E. (2015) Law and Order Conservatism and Youth Justice: Outcomes and Effects in Canada and England and Wales. British Journal of Community Justice, Special Issue: Taking Stock of Youth Justice, 13(2), 79-98.
Fox, D and Arnull, E. (2013) Social Work in the Youth Justice System: A multidisciplinary perspective. Buckinghamshire. Open University Press.
Dhami, M.K Mantle, G and Fox, D. (2010) Restorative Justice in Prisons. Contemporary Justice Review, 12(4), 433-448.
Fox, D. (2009) Social Welfare and Restorative Justice, Criminology & Social Integration Journal, 17(1), available from
Fox, D (2008) Family Group Conferencing and Evidence-Based Practice: What Works? Research, Policy and Planning, 26(3), 157-167.
Fox, D Mantle, G. and Dhami, M.K. (2006). Restorative Final Warnings: The implication of policy on practice. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 45(2), 129-140.
Fox, D. (2005) An Examination of the Implementation of Restorative Justice in Canada, and Family Group Conferencing Approaches in the U.K. Monograph Series, London: BASW/ Venture Press.
Mantle, G. Fox, D and Dhami, M.K. (2005) Restorative Justice and Three Individual Theories of Crime. Theories of Crime, Internet Journal of Criminology, 1-36, available from www.internetjournalofcriminology.com
Fox, D. (2005) Restorative Justice: The current use of Family Group Conferencing in the British Youth Justice System, IUC Journal of Social Work: Theory and Practice, 10, available from http://www.bemidjistate.edu/SW_JOURNAL/issue10/articles/3_justice.htm