Bland, Robert, Renouf, Noel and Tullgren , Ann Social work practice in mental health : an introduction. Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 2009.
McDermott, Fiona, Huppert, David, Blashki, Grant, Stone, Louise, Epstein, Merinda, Olsen, Anne, Elsom, Stephen, Meadows, Graham, Rosen, Alan, Singh, Bruce, Ash, David, Turnbull, Carol, Bland, Robert, Fossey, Ellie, Farhall, John, Tsismetsi, Anthea, Nagel, Tricia, Minas, Harry, Clarke, Michael C., Leggatt, Margaret and Cavill, Marina (2012). The active participants in mental health services. In Graham Meadows, John Farhall, Ellie Fossey, Margaret Grigg, Fiona McDermott and Bruce Singh (Ed.), Mental health in Australia: collaborative community practice 3rd ed. (pp. 267-318) South Melbourne, Vic., Australia: Oxford University Press.
Ash, David, Bland, Robert, Brown, Peggy, Oakley Browne, Mark, Burvill, Peter, Davies, John, Grigg, Margaret, Gurr, Roger, Hughson, Bernard, Meadows, Graham, Nagel, Tricia, Rosen, Alan, Scott, James, Singh, Bruce, Smith, Geoffrey, Weir, Wendy and Emmerson, Brett (2012). Mental health services in the Australian states and territories. In Mental health in Australia: collaborative community practice 3rd ed. (pp. 118-154) South Melboure, Vic., Australia: Oxford University Press.
Bland, Robert, Farhall, John, Fernbacher, Sabin, Fossey, Ellie, Hapell, Brenda, Kazantzis, Nikolaos, King, Robert, Meadows, Graham, Minas, Harry, Petrik, Alexandra M. and Willshire, David (2012). Assessment: specialised assessment skills. In Meadows, Graham, Farhall, John, Fossey, Ellie, Grigg, Margaret, McDermott, Fiona and Singh, Bruce (Ed.), Mental health in Australia: collaborative community practice 3rd ed. (pp. 394-427) South Melbourne, Vic., Australia: Oxford University Press.
Bland, Robert and Epstein, Miranda (2008). Encouraging principles of consumer participation and partnership: The way forward in mental health practice in Australia. In Sandra Taylor, Michele Foster and Jennifer Fleming (Ed.), Health care practice in Australia: Policy, context and innovations (pp. 239-254) South Melbourne, Vic., Australia: Oxford University Press.
Denton, Michelle, Foster, Michele and Bland, Robert (2015) How the prison-to-community transition risk environment influences the experiences of men with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 50 1: 39-55. doi:10.1177/0004865815620703
Wyder, Marianne, Bland, Robert, Blythe, Andrew, Matarasso, Beth and Crompton, David (2015) Therapeutic relationships and involuntary treatment orders: service users' interactions with health-care professionals on the ward. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24 2: 181-189. doi:10.1111/inm.12121
Wyder, Marianne, Bland, Robert, Herriot, Ann and Crompton, David (2015) The experiences of the legal processes of involuntary treatment orders: tension between the legal and medical frameworks. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 38 44-50. doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2015.01.006
Bland, Robert (2014) What's special about social work practice in mental health?. Australian Social Work, 67 2: 159-161. doi:10.1080/0312407X.2014.907519
Wyder, Marianne and Bland, Robert (2014) The recovery framework as a way of understanding families' responses to mental illness: balancing different needs and recovery journeys. Australian Social Work, 67 2: 179-196. doi:10.1080/0312407X.2013.875580
Laragy, Carmel, Bland, Robert, Giles, Roslyn and Scott, Virginia (2013) Australian Practice Standards nine years on: are they useful?. International Social Work, 56 5: 644-658. doi:10.1177/0020872812436623
Wyder, Marianne, Bland, Robert and Crompton, David (2013) Personal recovery and involuntary mental health admissions: the importance of control, relationships and hope. Health, 5 3A: 574-581. doi:10.4236/health.2013.53A076
Willis, Paul, Bland, Robert, Manka, Louise and Craft, Cec (2012) The ABC of peer mentoring – what secondary students have to say about cross-age peer mentoring in a regional Australian school. Educational Research and Evaluation, 18 2: 173-185. doi:10.1080/13803611.2011.650920
Bland, Robert and Foster, Michele (2012) Families and Mental Illness: Contested Perspectives and Implications for Practice and Policy. Australian Social Work, 65 4: 517-534. doi:10.1080/0312407X.2011.646281
Blashki, G, Joubert, L, Bland, R, Moulding, R and Gunn, J (2010) An evaluation of the effect of an educational intervention for Australian social workers on competence in delivering brief cognitive behavioural strategies: A randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 10 304-1-304-9. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-304
Bland, R. (2010) A Multidisicplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Frontline Professionals. Australian Social Work, 63 3: 363-364. doi:10.1080/0312407X.2010.500652
Bland, Robert, Laragy, Carmel, Giles, Ros and Scott, Virginia (2006) Asking the customer: Exploring consumers’ views in the generation of social work practice standards. Australian Social Work, 59 1: 35-46. doi:10.1080/03124070500449762
Renouf, Noel and Bland, Robert (2005) Navigating stormy waters: Challenges and opportunities for social work in mental health. Australian social work, 58 4: 419-430.
Bland, Robert (2005) Review of: Children of parents with mental illness 2: personal and clinical perspectives By Vicki Cowling. Australian Social Work, 58 1: 219-220.
Scott, Virginia, Laragy, Carmel, Giles, Roslyn and Bland, Robert (2004) Practice standards in Australia: implications for social work education. Social Work Education, 23 5: 613-624. doi:10.1080/0261547042000252325
Bland, Robert and Darlington, Yvonne (2002) The nature and sources of hope: Perspectives of family caregivers of people with serious mental illness. Perspectives In Psychiatric Care, 38 2: 61-68. doi:10.1111/j.1744-6163.2002.tb00658.x
Darlington, Yvonne and Bland, Robert (1999) Strategies for encouraging and maintaining hope among people living with serious mental illness. Australian Social Work, 52 3: 17-23. doi:10.1080/03124079908414131
Bland, Robert (2005). Beyond skills and knowledge: Towards a more human understanding of helping. In: Kevin Kellehear, Maree Teesson, Vivienne Miller, Cathy Issakidis, Paula Hanlon, Sadie Robertson, John Farhall and Janet Peters, Harvesting hope: Across the lifespan Proceedings of 14th Annual TheMHS Conference 2004. 14th annual TheMHS Conference : 5th AICAFMHA Conference, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia, (). 1-3 September, 2004.
Walsh, Deborah and Bland, Robert (2012) A review of the Warwick and& District Disability Needs Analysis (Moffatt & Rouse 2011) St Lucia QLD, Australia: The University of Queensland
Bland, Robert (1987). Families caring for a schizophrenic family member at home PhD Thesis, School of Social Work and Applied Human Sciences, The University of Queensland.
Bland, Robert (1978). A programme for teaching interviewing skills in social work Master's Thesis, School of Social Work and Applied Human Sciences, The University of Queensland.