Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

Inspiring desistance? Arts projects in Scottish prisons - Fergus McNeill

Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

Professor Fergus McNeill, Glasgow School of Social Work. Explores the implications for criminal justice social work of the recent report of the Independent Prisons Commission, 'Scotland's Choice'. Examines whether the idea of offenders paying back in the community represents a necessary and sufficient underpinning rationale for the use of community penalties and, more generally, for the future development of criminal justice social work.

Vicarious traumatisation or vicarious transformation? - Arash Toosheh

Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

Dr Arash Toosheh PhD Researcher in Psychotraumatology at Glasgow School of Social Work. Arash obtained his qualification in 2010. He was supervised by Dr Pam Green Lister and professor Andy Kendrick. Arash is originally from Iran and brings a unique multi-cultural perspective to social work.

Recorded Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar series.

Improving child protection, messages for research - Robin Sen, Pam Green Lister

Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

Robin Sen and Dr Pam Green Lister. Robin Sen currently works as a Lecturer in Child and Family Social Work at Sheffield. Prior to that he was a Teaching Fellow at the University of Strathclyde for three and a half years. His practice background is as a children and families practitioner in Glasgow, where he had a particular focus on working with looked after and accommodated children. He is also a qualified Practice Teacher in social work.

Discretion in local authorities - Tony Evans

Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

Social work, attitudes to organisation rules and professional freedom. Dr Tony Evans is a national member of the SPRING steering group. He is an Associate Professor in the School of Health and Social Studies at the University of Warwick. He previously taught at Southampton, York and Oxford Brookes. Before this he worked as a social worker in mental health, and subsequently in forensic social work in the health service.

Identity cards - David Lyon

Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar

Professor David Lyon, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Recorded at Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar.