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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 practiced in statutory social work with adults for over 12 years. My specialist areas of practice were working 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 practice in acute NHS hospitals. I have completed Freedom of Information requests, interviews with practitioners and an online survey, and I am currently writing up my findings to demonstrate how social workers use care ethics in their daily work.

I have been involved in various facilitated practice research projects, led by Dr Lesley Deacon, including research into the meaning of consent for families referred to Early Help, and newly qualified social workers' experiences of their first year in employment.

I was also 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.

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.

Publications

Number of items: 18.

Article

Harvey-Golding, Louise, Phillips, Carrie, Simpson, Diane, Smiles, Julie, Wysocka, Julia and Chantkowski, Michal (2024) ‘They see us as an easy target’: discrimination and hate crime against Eastern European women living in the UK. Journal of Gender-Based Violence. pp. 1-17. ISSN 2398-6808

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

Lee, Matthew and Phillips, Carrie (2024) Considering researchers positionality to identify opportunities and challenges within their research. In: New Approaches to Managing Emotions in Research symposium, 18 Jul 2024, University of Sunderland. (Submitted)

Deacon, Lesley, Phillips, Carrie and Bikova, Zeta (2024) An empowering pedagogical approach to alleviating research anxiety and sustaining research capacity in social work practitioners. In: The Social Work & Social Development SWSD2024, 04-07 Apr 2024, Panama.

Deacon, Lesley and Phillips, Carrie (2024) NQSWs’ experiences of the ASYE across the North-East of England Teaching Partnership (NESWA). In: JUSWAC 2024, 27-28 Jun 2024, Kingston University, London. (Unpublished)

Phillips, Carrie (2024) Care and Compassion in Hospital Social Work. In: CASS Public Lecture Series (28th February 2024), 28 Feb 2024, University of Sunderland. (Unpublished)

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)

Film/Video

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

Audio

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

This list was generated on Sun Jul 21 06:49:45 2024 BST.

Last updated 30 May 2024