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I am a registered, qualified Social Worker with 18 years Social Work practice experience – mostly in a range of adult mental health specialisms - and 12 year professional Social Work Higher Education teaching experience, in England and Scotland. With colleagues I have been engaged in published research on the use of mindfulness in Social Work practice education. 

Current research activities

A recent new project is developing cross cultural international Social Work practice learning for Scottish Social Work students in the Peoples Democratic Republic of Laos.

Desired research direction

Developing cross-cultural international Social Work practice learning with research publication outcomes.

Social Work practice learning placements - developing clean water supplies, English teaching, community profiling including gender roles - delivered for eighteen UWS 2nd year BA students in three villages in Luang Prabang province, Laos Peoples Democratic Republic in 2017 and 2018.  

Target collaborative companies

1. Private, Voluntary, Independent Sector organisations.

Target collaborative organisations

1. Local Authorities

2. NHS

3. Private, Voluntary, Independent Sector organisations. 

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Research Output 2008 2016

Promoting conscious competence by introducing mindfulness to social work students

Harvey, P., Howie, J. & Innes, D., Mar 2016, In : Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning. 14, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Work
Mental Competency
social work

Men's experiences of vasectomy: a grounded theory study

Amor, C., Rogstad, K. E., Tindall, C., Moore, K. T. H., Giles, D. & Harvey, P., 2008, In : Sexual and Relationship Therapy. 23, 3, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Social Adjustment

Activities 2017 2017


Paul Harvey (Examiner)

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Paul Harvey (Examiner)

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