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Dr David Wilkins

Dr David Wilkins

Reader

School of Social Sciences

Email
wilkinsd3@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2251 0935
Campuses
Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WA

Overview

I am a Reader in Social Work, and a tutor and lecturer for the MA Social Work programme. My main research interests are supervision for child and family social work, and social work judgement and decision-making. 

Biography

Education

  • 2014  PhD “How do social workers use attachment theory in practice?” University of Kent, UK
  • 2007  MA (with distinction) in Social Work, Middlesex University, London, UK
  • 2003  BA (Hons) in New Media Production, Bournemouth University, UK

Professional memberships

Registered social worker (Social Care Wales)

Previous academic positions

2015 – 2018   Senior Research Fellow, University of Bedfordshire

2014 – 2015   Senior Lecturer in Social Work (Academic Tutor), University of Bedfordshire (Frontline programme)

2011 – 2011   Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Anglia Ruskin University (part-time)

Publications

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2015

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2012

2010

Teaching

I teach on the following programmes:

  • MA Social Work
  • MSc Social Science Research Methods

Research interests:

  • Child and family social work
  • Supervision
  • Judgement and decision-making

Supervision

I am currently supervising several students studying for Professional Doctorates and / or PhDs.