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Carrie Phillips


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Senior Lecturer in Social Work

I qualified with an MA in Social Work in 2006, and then practiced in statutory social work with adults for over 12 years. My specialist areas of practice were work with people with physical impairments or long term health needs, particularly those with neurological conditions or acquired brain injury.

I have been a practice educator since 2012, and I joined the University of Sunderland in 2019, to primarily teach on MA Social Work.

My current areas of interest are: multidisciplinary working and social workers within the NHS; mental capacity and acquired brain injury; Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Care Act 2014; and practice research skills.

I am a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, having achieved this in 2022.



Teaching and supervision

  • I am Module Leader for SWKM30 Social Work Research and SWKM32 Social Work Dissertation. My other teaching includes social work practice with adults, social policy,  multidisciplinary working and critical analysis.

Research

I am currently studying for my PhD, looking at social work in the NHS.  I am examining power and the ideology of the NHS, and how the historical role of hospital almoner has evolved into the role of social work in contemporary hospitals.  I also hope to examine the impact of Covid-19 on hospital social workers and the work that they do.

I am involved as a researcher in the project 'I've been asked to return to my home country’: An exploration of discrimination experienced by Eastern European women in Tyne and Wear with colleagues Dr Louise Harvey Golding, Dr Diane Simpson and Julie Smiles, with Julia Wysocka and Michal Chantkowski from ICOS. 

I also facilitate Practitioner-Researcher Training with Dr Lesley Deacon.

In 2018, I was seconded to the University of Northumbria as part of a NESWA pilot.  I co-produced an evaluation of the project for NESWA, with Dr John Cavener, University of Northumbria, and an article for Social Work Education.

John Cavener, Carrie Phillips & Felicity Shenton (2019): Enhancing practitioner-led education in social work: developing a secondment project, Social Work Education https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2019.1626817

Publications

Number of items: 13.

Article

Cavener, John, Phillips, Carrie and Shenton, Felicity (2020) Enhancing practitioner-led education in social work: developing a secondment project. Social Work Education, 39 (3). pp. 350-361. ISSN 0261-5479

Reports, briefing/ working papers

Deacon, Lesley, Phillips, Carrie, Bikova, Zeta, Cuthbertson, Alex, Denny, Simon, Gray, Simon, Stamp, Dean, Bramwell, Mel, Swainston, Charlotte, Keyes, Suzie, Thomason, Paige and Herschel, Donald (2023) Facilitated Practice-based Research Report: Working together in Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults. Project Report. University of Sunderland. (Unpublished)

Lonbay, Sarah, Atkinson, Karen, Phillips, Carrie, Milne, Alisoun, Wolmesjo, Maria and Penhale, Bridget (2023) Written evidence for the Women and Equalities Committee on the Rights of Older People. Technical Report. UK Parliament.

Deacon, Lesley, Phillips, Carrie and Bikova, Zeta (2023) Newly Qualified Social Workers’ Perceptions and Experiences of Support during the Assessed and Supported Year of Employment. Project Report. University of Sunderland, Sunderland. (Unpublished)

Harvey-Golding, Louise, Simpson, Diane, Phillips, Carrie and Smiles, Julie (2021) ‘I've been asked to return to my home country’ An exploration of discrimination experienced by Eastern European women in Tyne and Wear Report: Part 1. Survey Findings July 2021. Project Report. University of Sunderland.

Harvey-Golding, Louise, Simpson, Diane, Phillips, Carrie and Smiles, Julie (2021) An exploration of discrimination experienced by Eastern European women in Tyne and Wear (Project report, Part 2). Project Report. University of Sunderland, Sunderland.

Conference or Workshop Item

Deacon, Lesley, Phillips, Carrie and Bikova, Zeta (2023) Facilitated Practice-based Research: An Empowering Pedagogical Approach to Reframe Research Capacity in Social Work Practitioners. In: JSWEC 2023, 15-16/06/2023, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Phillips, Carrie, Deacon, Lesley, Ling, Jonathan and Burrows, Daniel (2023) Hospital Social Work & COVID-19: Distance and moral distress. In: JSWEC 2023, 15-16/06/2023, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Harvey-Golding, Louise, Simpson, Diane, Phillips, Carrie and Smiles, Julie (2022) ‘I've been asked to return to my home country’ - An exploratory study into the discrimination experienced by Eastern European women living in Tyne and Wear. In: CASS public lecture (25 May 2022), 25 May 2022, University of Sunderland. (Unpublished)

Burrows, Daniel and Phillips, Carrie (2022) Social Work Down Under and Up Over: Hospital social work in the UK and Australia. In: JSWEC 2022, 23 - 24 June 2022, Leeds Beckett University.

Harvey-Golding, Louise, Simpson, Diane, Phillips, Carrie, Smiles, Julie, Wysocka, Julia and Chantkowski, Michal (2021) ‘I've been asked to return to my home country by one of my lecturers’ - an exploration of discrimination experienced by Eastern European women in Tyne and Wear. In: Third Annual Faculty of Education & Society Staff Research Conference, 14 Jun 2021, University of Sunderland, UK. (Unpublished)

Video

Phillips, Carrie (2023) Immigration Status as a form of Coercive Control. [Video]

Audio

Lonbay, Sarah and Deacon, Lesley (2023) The Portal Podcast: Domestic abuse and Eastern European Women. [Audio]

This list was generated on Sun Feb 25 16:36:19 2024 GMT.

Last updated 12 February 2024