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Dr Simon Abbott

Senior Lecturer

About

I am a senior lecturer in the department of Social Work and Social Care. I am a member of the Psychological and Cognitive Conditions Research Group in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education. My research interests involve mental health and wellbeing, social work and social care. 

I am  a registered social worker and Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP). My career has involved practice in community mental health teams; specialist community services for people experiencing psychosis; and as a forensic social worker, working with mentally disordered offenders in regional secure services and in the community. 

Areas of specialism

  • Mental health social work
  • Social perspectives on mental health

Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Social Work, University of Sussex.
  • Masters of Applied Social Studies.
  • LL.B (Hons)
  • Diploma in Social Work

Professional membership

Registered Social Worker HCPC

Research

I am a member of the Psychological and Cognitive Conditions Research Group in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education. My research interests involve mental health and wellbeing, social work and social care. 

Publications

Number of items: 3.

Article

Hood, Rick, Brent, Maria, Abbott, Simon and Sartori, Daniele (2018) An exploration of practitioner-service user relationships in social work. The British Journal of Social Work, ISSN (print) 0045-3102 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Conference or Workshop Item

Abbott, Simon (2018) Using the law in mental health social work practice in a changing national and global context : challenges and opportunities offered by a therapeutic jurisprudence lens. In: 8th European Conference for Social Work Research : Social Work in Transition : Challenges for Social Work Research in a Changing Local and Global World; 19 - 21 Apr 2018, Edinburgh, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Abbott, Simon (2017) Using the law in social work AMHP practice to navigate coercion and care. In: 7th European Conference for Social Work Research : Challenges in Social Work Research – Conflicts, Barriers and Possibilities in relation to Social Work; 19 - 21 Apr 2017, Aalborg, Denmark. (Unpublished)

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