Selected Publications

Whalen, H., & Schmidt, G. (2016). The women who remain behind: Challenges in the LDC lifestyle. Rural Society.

Schmidt, G. (2016, January 26). Opinion: Social Workers Act should be amended – On social work education, Plecas Review was wrong. The Vancouver Sun.

Hemingway, D., & Schmidt, G. (2016). The Social Impacts of Oil and Natural Gas Development in Northern British Columbia. In M. Gillingham, G. Halseth, C. Johnson, M. Parkes (Eds.) The integration imperative – Cumulative environmental, community and health impacts of multiple resource developments (pp. 96-97) New York: Springer.

Dobson, T., & Schmidt, G. (2015). Traditional Carrier approaches to mental health. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 34 (2), 23-35. doi:10.7870/cjcmh-2015-018

Hsiao, Y., & Schmidt, G. (2015). Chinese immigrant women in remote northern communities: Adjustment and social support networks. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 25 (2), 115-125.00, 1-11. doi:10.1080/10911359.2014.947463

Schmidt, G. (2014). Resource development in Canada’s North: Impacts on families and communities. Journal of Comparative Social Work, 2.

Blackman, K., & Schmidt, G. (2014). The development of child protection supervisors in Northern British Columbia. Child Welfare, 92(5), 87-105.

Pierce, J., Hemingway, D., & Schmidt, G. (2014). Partnerships in social work education. Journal of Teaching in Social Work. 34, 215-226. doi: 10.1080/08841233.2014.895477

Schmidt, G., Mayr, J., & Heath, D. (2013). Social work sectors: The educators, practitioners and regulators. Perspectives, 35(1), 4-5.

Schmidt, G. (2012). Social consequences of rapid economic growth in northern BC. Perspectives, 34(2), 6-7.

Schmidt, G., Hemingway, D., Bellefeuille, G. (2012). Building healthy northern communities through strengthening capacity. The Journal of Comparative Social Work, 1, 1-15.

Stokes, J., & Schmidt, G. (2012). Child protection decision-making: A factorial analysis using case vignettes. Social Work (Advance Access), 1-8. doi:10.1093/sw/swr007

Bishop, S., & Schmidt, G. (2011). Vicarious traumatization and transition house workers in remote, northern communities of British Columbia. Rural Society Journal, 21(1), 66-74.

Mitchell, J., & Schmidt, G. (2011). The importance of local research for policy and practice: A rural Canadian study. The Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 11(2), 150-162. doi: 10.1080/1533256X.2011.570621

Pierce, J., Hemingway, D., & Schmidt, G. (2011). Partnerships in social work education: A strategy to increase the number of aboriginal social workers in child welfare. Perspectives, 33(1), 22-23.

Pierce, J., & Schmidt, G. (2011). Rural and remote field education: Practice dynamics in smaller communities. In J. Drolet, N. Clark, & H. Allen (Eds.), Shifting sites of practice: Field education in Canada (pp. 233-252). Toronto: Pearson Canada.

Stokes, J., & Schmidt, G. (2011). Race, poverty, and child protection decision making. British Journal of Social Work, 41(6), 1105-1121. doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcr009

Greenwood, M., & Schmidt, G. (2010). Decentralization and evolution of services to First Nations: The transfer process. In K. Brownlee, R. Neckoway, R. Delaney, & D. Durst (Eds.), Social work and Aboriginal peoples: Perspectives from Canada’s rural and provincial north. (pp. 57-69). Thunder Bay: Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies.

Pierce, J., & Schmidt, G. (2010). The benefits and challenges of a new international social work exchange relationship. In M. Ottelid (Ed.), Roster om internationalisering (pp. 10-18). Mittuniversitetet. Östersund, Sweden: Institutionen för socialt arbete.

Schmidt, G. (2009). What is northern social work? In R. Delaney & K. Brownlee (Eds.). Northern and rural social work practice: A Canadian perspective (pp. 1-17). Thunder Bay: Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies.

Schmidt, G. (2009). Supervision in remote settings. In R. Delaney & K. Brownlee (Eds.). Northern and rural social work practice: A Canadian perspective (pp. 275-283). Thunder Bay: Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies.

Schmidt, G. (2009). [Review of the book Within our reach: Preventing abuse across the lifespan]. Social Work Education: The International Journal, 28(1), 106-109.

Schmidt, G. (2008).Geographic location and supervision in child welfare. Journal of Public Child Welfare,2(1), 91-108.

Schmidt, G. (2008). Social work and the social gospel in Canada: Historical overview and implications for future practice. Christianity and Social Work, 35(2), 167-178.

Schmidt, G. (2008). Professional work in remote northern communities: A social work perspective. Prince George: The Community Development Institute at UNBC.

Schmidt, G. (2007). The predictive value of admission criteria in a new Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. Canadian Social Work, 9(1), 84-91.

Bellefeuille, G., & Schmidt, G. (2006). Between a rock and a hard place: Child welfare practice and social work education. Social Work Education, 25(1), 3-16.

Schmidt, G. (2005). Geographic context and child welfare practice. In K. Brownlee & J. Graham (Eds.), Violence in the family: Social work readings and research from northern and rural Canada (pp. 16-29). Toronto: Thompson Publishing.

Schmidt, G. (2005). Psychiatric rehabilitation in a remote community. In T. Heinonen & A. Metteri (Eds.), Social work in health and mental health: Issues, developments, and actions (pp. 192-202). Toronto: Canadian Scholar’s Press Inc.

Schmidt, G., & Klein, R. (2004) Geography and social worker retention. Rural Social Work, 9, 235-243.

Bellefeuille, G., Hemingway, D., & Schmidt, G. (2004). Move to community governance fails again. Perspectives, 26(3), 1-3.

Schmidt, G. (2003). How long are you staying? Retention of social workers in northern child welfare practice. Dissertation Abstracts International, 65(03), (ISBN No. 9780612897014, Publication No. AAT NQ89701).

Schmidt, G. (2003). An oasis of peace in the Middle East. Perspectives, 25(1), 22.

Schmidt, G. (2002). The social gospel in Canada. Perspectives, 24(3), 14-15.

Schmidt, G., Westhues, A., Lafrance, J., & Knowles, A. (2001). Social work in Canada: Results from the national sector study. Canadian Social Work, 3(2), 83-92.

Westhues, A., Lafrance, J., & Schmidt, G. (2001).A SWOT analysis of social work education in Canada. Social Work Education, 20(1), 35-55.

Schmidt, G., Boyle, M., & Masselink, J. (2001). Examining the state of the profession: How social work is evolving across Canada. Perspectives, 23(1), 8-9.

Schmidt, G. (2001). Another review probes the northern region. Perspectives, 23(2), 1-3.

Schmidt, G. (2000). Starting out: Field education in the hinterland. In G. Kenyon & R. Power (Eds.), No magic: Readings in social work field education (pp. 93-111). Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.

Schmidt, G. (2000). Barriers to recovery in a First Nations community. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 19(2), 75-87.

Schmidt, G. (2000). Remote, northern communities: Implications for social work practice. International Social Work, 43(3), 337-349.

Schmidt, G., & Glover, R. (2000). The fine and difficult art of transforming vision into reality. Perspectives, 23(1), 12-19.

Schmidt, G. (2000). Structural barriers to recovery in First Nations communities. Visions, 9, 26-27.

Turpin, J., & Schmidt, G. (Eds.). (1999). Fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects: Developing a community response. Halifax: Fernwood Press.

Turpin, J., & Schmidt, G. (1999). Case management with FAS/E children in northern and remote communities. In Turpin, J., & Schmidt, G. (Eds.), Fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects: Developing a community response (pp. 94-101). Halifax: Fernwood Press.

Schmidt, G. (1998). [Review of the book Arctic revolution: Social change in the Northwest Territories 1935-1993]. Canadian Review of Social Policy, Winter(40), 107-109.

Schmidt, G. (1997). The Gove Report and First Nations child welfare. In J. Pulkingham & G. Ternowetsky (Eds.), Child and family policies: Struggles, strategies and options (pp. 75-84). Halifax: Fernwood Publishers.

Schmidt, G. (1996). [Review of the book Relocating Eden: The image and politics of Inuit exile in the Canadian arctic]. Northern Review, 14, 165-166.

Schmidt, G. (1996). Report from British Columbia on the Gove Inquiry into Child Protection: Implications for the social work profession. Manitoba Social Worker, 28(1), 5, 12.

Williams, R., & Schmidt G. (1993). Frequency of seasonal affective disorder among individuals seeking treatment at a northern Canadian mental health centre. Psychiatry Research, 46, 41-45.