Mr Tom Slater
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- 2010-Present PhD exploring the role of social workers in suicide prevention. Funded by the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), part of the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG).
- 2007-2009 MA (Hons) in Social Work at Cardiff University.
- 2001-2004 BA (Hons) in Sociology at York University.
- Mental Health Social Work
PhD Topic / Area
Provisional title: Exploring the role of statutory social workers in suicide prevention.
The aim of this research is to explore the role social workers play in suicide prevention. Previous research has highlighted a lack of research on the subject area and it is largely unclear what role social workers play in suicide prevention.
The research is primarily qualitative in its nature, utilising semi-structured interviews and documentary analysis of mental health case files (from both social services and health).