Social Work

Social Work

Understanding the lives of people.

Social Work

Social Work

The Social Work Research group is developing a programme based on effective partnerships with local, regional and national organisations concerned with effective practice in social care.

 We have a particular focus on work with carers, and the experiences of certain groups who encounter discrimination or disadvantage in their access to or use of appropriate services.

At the core of all our work is a belief that understanding the lives of people who use services is a fundamental requirement of high quality research to inform improvements to the services they receive and the quality of their lives.

Key Concerns

The key areas that the group is concerned with are:

  • Carers: their experiences, relationships and expectations of public services
  • Young people, youth justice, children's rights and models of good practice.


Contact Us

Social Work
Led by: Julie Fish

Events target area image

At DMU there is always something to do or see, check out our events for yourself.

DMU research news target area image
DMU research news

Read about our latest research efforts.

Mission and vision target area image
Mission and vision

Read about our mission and vision and how these create a supportive and exciting learning environment.