School of Social Work, Care and Community
Harrington Building, HA312
+44 (0) 1772 89 4363
Susan has an extensive background in Training Consultancy, and has been a qualified Social Worker for the past 7 years. She has worked as an Emotional Health Practitioner in Bolton, and an experienced Project Manager. Susan currently teaches on a number of courses related to Children and Families.
Susan came to the University on a fixed-term contract in 2004, teaching on the Community and Citizenship course, including the Social Work Masters course. With an expertise in supervision skills, Susan then became a training consultant for a number of years in Manchester, developing bespoke training contracts and programmes for external organizations linked to Mental Health, communicating and working with young people, Supervision Skills in the workplace. Susan returned to the university in 2011, using her expertise in Children and Families to offer a range of modules.
2006 & 2011 Caring for people affected by Stroke Mapping exercise for the Stroke Association to accredit their training programme to NVQ level 2 & 3 Health & Social Care standards and the new QCF Health & Social care (Adults)
2005 Positive Anger Control Techniques – co-author of anger management programme for young people (funded by Connexions Bolton)
2002 Leeds Survivor Led- Crisis Service – Volunteer Participation
2001 Bolton Social Services – Young People’s Participation in Service Delivery
1997 Young People’s Perception of the Counselling Process (Diploma Dissertation)
1994 The Relationship Between Theories of Female Delinquency and Treatment of
Female Offenders. (MA dissertation)
1989 The Relationship Between Theories of Juvenile Delinquency and Criminal Justice Policy.
Susan teaches a variety of courses. Her duties include:
Teaching and tutoring responsibilities for MA and BA Social Work, BA Children, Schools & Families
BA (Hons), Children, Schools & Families - Module Leader for Children’s Services & Systems (2) SW2600
CCC Year 1 course leader & personal tutor
BA (Hons) CCC – partner colleges liaison and link person for UCLAN and partner colleges delivering CCC
SENDA representative during staff absence managing SENDA requests and administration of the process
Volunteer Counsellor – The Gap (Connexions), Bolton. Providing individual therapeutic counselling session each week for young people aged 13 – 19.