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Mr Rick Pearl

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Staff Tutor
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
  • Regions & Nations (HWSC)
  • richard.pearl

Professional biography

I qualified as a Social Worker in 1998 and have worked continuously in Adult Services since then, first with Oxfordshire Social Services and since 2003 with the City and County of Swansea. I am an advocate of relationship-based Social Work and believe that the manner in which Social Workers practice

Research interests

Multi-disciplinary casework with adults who display extreme challenging behaviour and complex psychological issues.

Teaching interests

Social Work Practice Modules

Current Social Work Practice Assessor

Publications

Service user and carer feedback: simply pass/fail or a genuine learning tool? (2018)
Pearl, Richard; Williams, Helen Myfanwy; Williams, Lynn; Brown, Ken; Brown, Brenda; Hollington, Lee; Gruffydd, Mari; Jones, Roy; Yorke, Stephen and Statham, Gwyneth
Social Work Education ((Early Access))

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