Competitively funded research

Research Director:

Pre 2000: £18K-Devon Family Health Services Authority/South West Regional Health Authority: ’Maternal depression in clients of health visitors and social workers: a comparison of rural and urban areas’. £87K-Nuffield Foundation. ‘Social Work Practice Strategies with Depressed Mothers in Child and Family Care’. £22K-Economic and Social Research Council: ‘Knowledge and Decision making in Social Work. £105K-National Health Service Executive. ‘Achieving improvement through interprofessional education in mental health: an evaluation’

Post 2000: £51K-Economic and Social Research Council: ‘Prevention and coping in child and family care’. £92K-DFES/Cornwall Social Services. ‘Developing a routinised system of assessing outcomes in child and family social work’. £36K-National Children’s Homes: Development of a model for social intervention with parents: £103K-DfES /Camborne, Poole and Redruth Success Zone. ‘Evaluation of a support service for children with school behavioural problems’. £36K-Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset Children’s services. ‘Development Evaluation of  provision for post qualifying social work education’. £37K-Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset Children’s services: ‘Evaluation of induction provision for newly qualified child care social workers’. £25K-Department for Children, Schools and Families (Skills for Care): ‘Development of competencies in inter professional working amongst early career social workers, with reference to post qualifying training’.