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Research Profile

Dr Alyson Rees 

Career Profile

I have worked in social care and social work since 1981. My practical experience includes:

  • Residential work in mental health and homelessness
  • Probation Officer working in youth, field teams, Magistrates and Crown court
  • Domestic violence prevention service-running groups for perpetrators, women survivors and children who have witnessed domestic abuse.

Freelance work

  • Evaluation of Fostering support service
  • Research in to child neglect

Current Research

  • Domestic violence study


  • Agency Based Practice Learning Liaison
  • Convening Introduction to Social work Two
  • Member of Selection and Recruitment Panel
  • Developing a post qualifying, level 7, practice assessor course

Teaching Profile

Year 1

  • MA in Social Work
  • Social work and gender
  • Introduction to Social Work Practice

Year 2

  • MA in Social Work
  • Working with individuals, communities, groups and families-Group work
  • Children and families- domestic violence
  • Children and families- fostering
  • Introduction to Practice Level 3’