|Position||Lecturer in Social Work|
|Location||Richmond Building E42|
|Department||Social Work and Social Care|
|Feedback Hours||Monday 10:00-11:00, Tuesday 15:00-16:00 (Sem 1); Monday 10:00-11:00, Tuesday 10:00-11:00 (Sem 2)|
|Telephone||01274 23 6738|
Research Interests (key words only)
Embodied ethnic identity; domestic abuse and the system of child protection; child abuse, social constructionism and social work; knowledge and power.
Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities
Teaching across the following courses:
- Social Work BA and MA
- Working with Children, Young People and Families BA
- Working with Children, Young People and Families BA 'Children and Interagency Work' Admissions Tutor
- Social Work Master's 'Social Work Theories and Methods'
- Social Work BA 'Child and Family Social Work'
- Social Work Master's 'Practice Placement Learning 1'
- Admissions Tutor (BA Social Work)
The University of Huddersfield
- PhD Doctoral study (current)
- Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Development (Higher Education Practice)
The University of Bradford
- MA Social Work
The University of East London
- Joint BA (Hons) Women's Studies and Third World and Development Studies
- Statutory Child Protection Social Worker (Advanced Practitioner) 2014 - 2016
- Lecturer Practitioner and Statutory Child Protection Social Worker (Senior Practitioner) 2011 - 2013
- Statutory Child Protection Social Worker (Senior Practitioner) 2010 - 2014
- Statutory Child Protection Social Worker 2007 - 2010
- Various social care settings 2003 - 2006
- Registered Social Worker, Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Member of the European Social Work Research Association
Ethnic identity, Social Work practice, Social Work knowledge, Child Protection, Institutionalised racism.
I am currently a post graduate researcher working towards a doctorate. The subject of my study is about social work knowledge concerning the specific needs of black children and how this is navigated in practice. I am focusing on the construction of ethnic identity and how this can be embodied through skin and hair.
- Co-lead for the University of Bradford Social Work and Social Care Practice Research Forum
- Academic Personal Tutor
- Academic lead for Social Work Society