Biography

Academic background: Matt completed an MA in Social Work at the University of Sheffield and a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science at Sheffield Hallam University.

Professional experience: Matt is a Social Work England registered Social Worker, with approximately 10 years experience in front line practice in statutory Children and Families Social Work. Matt has particular experience working with children at risk of significant harm and subject to Child Protection Plans or court proceedings and has also worked with children in long term care. As a Senior Practice Lead, Matt was also involved in training Social Workers and mentoring and assessing Newly Qualified Social Workers.

Teaching

I am currently module lead for the following modules on the Social Work programmes at Keele:

Undergraduate

BA1 Area of Practice (1) Working with Children and Families

Postgraduate

MA1 Area of Practice (1) Working with Children and Families

MA2 Area of Practice (2) Working with Children and Families

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