Social Work and Social Care research
Find out about our social work and social care research.
- Research in the Department of Social Work and Social Care
Department of Social Work and Social Care
Explore all research from the Department of Social Work and Social Care.
- Research Centres
- Centre for Innovation and Research in Wellbeing
- Centre for Social Work Innovation and Research
- Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY)
We also work closely and collaboratively with two interdisciplinary University Research Centres:
How to help the self-neglecters
Dr David Orr’s research in Social Work has informed safeguarding polices for those who self-neglect and hoard.
A little bit of TLC: Helping social workers talk to children
Professor Gillian Ruch leads the Talking and Listening to Children (TLC) initiative, which provides social workers with skills and physical tools to improve emotional literacy when working with families.
Why are social workers scapegoated? Professor of Social Work Gillian Ruch explains why it’s necessary to shine a light on society’s uncomfortable truths.
Telling new stories from old
Have you ever wondered what happens to the materials collected for social research projects?
Prof Saul Becker chairs Young Carers Action Day Bilateral Summit
The University of Sussex Provost chairs a successful Bilateral Summit between the Scottish and Welsh Governments and young carers from both nations.
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