I have recently completed my PhD exploring men's recreational use of Androgenic Anabolic Steroid Use. I am now a part-time lecturer in Social Work, specialising in Developing Professional Relationships. I am also working part-time on the an EU funded research project: "The Other Side of the Story: Perpetrators in Change" (OSSPC). The aim of the OSSPC project is to prevent further domestic violence and change violent behavioral patterns by increasing the capacity of frontline workers that will further teach perpetrators of domestic violence to adopt non-violent behavior in interpersonal relationships and understand the impact of domestic violence on the them, family and community.
Previous Career: I qualified as a Social Worker in 2016 and have worked in the Addiction and Adult Social Work fields. Prior to that I was a learning and development professional (with an interest in leadership and management). I have 17 years’ experience: including roles at both Bournemouth and Cranfield University and also working for Amazon. I started my career as an Officer in the Royal Air Force.
Mixed Methods Study of Androgenic Anabolic Steroid Use
Gamification of Reflection activities: with Dr Lou Oliver (ACORN Grant won)
The Project: We are conducting research into Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) as part of a research project: The Other Side of the Story:
Perpetrators in Change. The aim of the OSSPC project is to prevent further DVA and change abusive behavioural patterns by increasing the
capacity of frontline workers. It seeks to further teach perpetrators of DVA to adopt nonviolent behaviour in interpersonal relationships and understand the impact of DVA on them, their family and community.
Gamification of Reflection with Dr Louise Oliver
ACORN funding gained.
To support reflection for social work practice