Dr Alyson Rees PhD, CQSW

Dr Alyson Rees

PhD, CQSW

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Email:
reesa1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44(0) 29 2087 5261
Location:
2.05, Glamorgan Building

I am a social worker teacher and researcher. My interests are in child and family social work, particularly fostering, adoption, domestic abuse and child neglect.

I am a member of Cascade Children's Social Care Research and Development Centre.

I teach on the MA in Social Work and convene the post qualifying Enabling Practice module. I am a tutor on the MA in Social Work.

I am an external examiner for MSc in Social Work at Bristol University.

I am the Higher Education Member sitting in the Care Council for Wales.

I  manage the Erasmus programme for the Social Work MA.

I am a registered Social Worker with the Care Council for Wales.

Supervision

I welcome PhD applications to work on topics related to social work, especially:

  • Foster care
  • The ethic of care
  • Adoption
  • Domestic abuse
  • Working with male perpetrators
  • Child neglect
  • Gender

I teach on the MA in Social Work, teaching 'Introduction to Social Work Practice', 'Introduction to Children, Youth and Families', 'Gender' and 'Domestic Abuse'. I convene and teach on the post qualifying module 'Enabling Practice' for practice assessors. I am responsible for Practice Liaison and chair the MA in Social Work Practice Assessment Panels.

I currently supervise a number of MA, Professional Doctorate and PhD students and I am currently supervising projects relating to Adoption,  Foster Care, Child Neglect, Domestic Abuse and Family Care.

I have been involved in research in a  range of areas relating to children, young people and  families. I have undertaken projects involving foster care, child neglect, domestic abuse, complex families and wheel chair users. Currently I am involved in a research project for looked after children and education. I have experience of  range of research methods including qualitative and participatory methods.

I am a member of Cascade Children's Social Care Research and Development Centre.