I am currently a lecturer teaching primarily in the children, young people and families area. My background is in child and family social work and staff development in social services.
My main research interest has continued to be teaching and learning in social work.
I have been involved in the development and teaching of a variety of modules at the Open University including:
Working with children, young people and families (K218)
Working together for children (KE312)
|Children and Young People Research Group||Group||Faculty of Health and Social Care|
|FHSC Teaching and Learning Research Group||Research Group||Faculty of Health and Social Care|
|Role||Start date||End date||Funding source|
|Other-collaborator||26/Jan/2015||30/Apr/2015||Spinal Injuries Association|
Aims of the evaluation: • To cover all 10 regional centres in England and Wales, including the service based at Headley Court for armed forces • Evaluate current peer support service in the regions • Explore areas of need for additional service provision e.g. peer support in the community, further support for families and friends, additional support for healthcare practitioners • Explore other issues as required for example, examine the mixed feedback regarding feeling more/less isolated following seeing a peer support worker