Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Longitudinal study of child and family social workers (wave 3) (2021)
Report
Johnson, C., Sanders-Earley, A., Earl, S., Winterbotham, M., McLaughlin, H., Pollock, S., …McCaughan, S. (2021). Longitudinal study of child and family social workers (wave 3)

In 2018, the Department for Education (DfE) commissioned a consortium led by IFF Research, working with social work academics at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Salford, to conduct a longitudinal study tracking the careers... Read More about Longitudinal study of child and family social workers (wave 3).

Longitudinal study of child and family social workers (wave 2) (2020)
Report
Johnson, C., Beninger, K., Sanders-Earley, A., Felton, J., Earl, S., Winterbotham, M., …McCaughan, S. (2020). Longitudinal study of child and family social workers (wave 2)

In 2018, the Department for Education (DfE) commissioned a consortium led by IFF Research, working with social work academics at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Salford, to conduct a longitudinal study tracking the careers... Read More about Longitudinal study of child and family social workers (wave 2).

Longitudinal study of local authority child and family social workers (wave 1) (2019)
Report
Johnson, C., Coburn, S., Sanders-Earley, A., Felton, J., Winterbotham, M., McLaughlin, H., …McCaughan, S. (2019). Longitudinal study of local authority child and family social workers (wave 1)

In 2018, the Department for Education (DfE) commissioned a consortium led by IFF Research, working with social work academics at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Salford, to conduct a major new longitudinal study tracking th... Read More about Longitudinal study of local authority child and family social workers (wave 1).

Listening to black students… a critical review of practice education (2018)
Book Chapter
Hesk, G., McCaughan, S., & Stanley, A. (2018). Listening to black students… a critical review of practice education. In S. Taplin (Ed.), Innovations in Practice Learning. St Albans, UK: Critical Publishing

In Higher Education Institutions we embrace the notion of having a diverse and international presence in our Universities, the University of Salford strives towards, ‘Aligning our offer to best support students to secure a place at the University and... Read More about Listening to black students… a critical review of practice education.

Promoting diversity and inclusiveness in dementia services in Salford (2017)
Report
Ahmed, A., Wilding, M., Haworth-Lomax, R., & McCaughan, S. (2017). Promoting diversity and inclusiveness in dementia services in Salford

Although dementia is now recognised as the most serious health and social care challenge facing UK society, there is little knowledge of the experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people with dementia. The National Dementia Strategy states th... Read More about Promoting diversity and inclusiveness in dementia services in Salford.

Learning to be a social worker in a non-traditional placement: Critical reflections on social work, professional identity and social work education in England (2014)
Journal Article
Scholar, H., McLaughlin, H., McCaughan, S., & Coleman, A. (2014). Learning to be a social worker in a non-traditional placement: Critical reflections on social work, professional identity and social work education in England. Social Work Education, 33(8), 998-1016. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2014.926320

Drawing upon findings from a national evaluation of student social workers' experiences of ‘non-traditional’ placements with a national charity, this article considers what such placements can contribute to the development of an individual and collec... Read More about Learning to be a social worker in a non-traditional placement: Critical reflections on social work, professional identity and social work education in England.

Are non-traditional social work placements second-best learning opportunities for social work qualifying students? (2014)
Journal Article
McLaughlin, H., Scholar, H., McCaughan, S., & Coleman, A. (2015). Are non-traditional social work placements second-best learning opportunities for social work qualifying students?. British Journal of Social Work, 45(5), 1469-1488. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcu021

This article reports on the evaluation of practice learning opportunities for student social workers within ‘non-traditional’ placements provided by a major children’s charity in England, Scotland and Wales between 2010 and 2012. The student social w... Read More about Are non-traditional social work placements second-best learning opportunities for social work qualifying students?.

‘Why is this not social work?’ The contribution of ‘non-traditional’ placements in preparing social work students for practice (2012)
Journal Article
Scholar, H., McCaughan, S., McLaughlin, H., & Coleman, A. (2012). ‘Why is this not social work?’ The contribution of ‘non-traditional’ placements in preparing social work students for practice. Social Work Education, 31(7), 932-950. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2011.608123

This article reports on the findings of two evaluations of a major charity's learning from providing ‘non-traditional’ social work placements with young people at risk of social exclusion. The article challenges the terminology of ‘non-traditional’ a... Read More about ‘Why is this not social work?’ The contribution of ‘non-traditional’ placements in preparing social work students for practice.

Collaboration project to embed skills for employability
Presentation / Conference
Hesk, G., Stanley, A., Coleman, A., McCaughan, S., Shahin, M., Davies, C., …Moses, P. Collaboration project to embed skills for employability. Presented at Annual Health and Social Care Conference 2016 Inspire to succeed: Transforming teaching and learning in Health and Social Care, 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

By listening to the voices of employers and students, a unique collaboration between The Social Work Directorate at the University of Salford, and Social Care Network Solutions Ltd (SCN) aims to address skill development needed to enhance employabili... Read More about Collaboration project to embed skills for employability.

Measuring research output: productivity of social work academics
Presentation / Conference
Shardlow, S., Foley, M., Hesk, G., & McCaughan, S. Measuring research output: productivity of social work academics. Presented at UK Joint Social Work Education Conference with the UK Social Work Research Conference (JSWEC), "Social work education and research across boundaries", The Open University, Milton Keynes

Shardlow, Steven M, Foley, Marian, Hesk, Gabi, & McCaughan, Su. (2015). Paper presented at the Track: Papers In many countries, indicators used to measure research performance of academic staff have become an increasingly common element of un... Read More about Measuring research output: productivity of social work academics.