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My interests are social work with autistic people, foster care, kinship care and male carers.

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  • Book Review: An A-Z of Social Work Theory, Malcolm Payne, Sage Publishing, London, pp 282, price £19.99 (paperback), ISBN 9781526487254, Heslop, P. 31 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Social Work
  • Book Review: Social Work with Autistic People: Essential Knowledge, Skills and the Law for Working with Children and Adults, Yo Dunn, Jessica Kingsley Publisher, London, 2020, pp 256, price £19.99 (paperback), ISBN 9781785920790, Heslop, P. 27 Sep 2021, In: Journal of Social Work
  • Reframing social work assessment: Connecting spaces and people, Heslop, P., McGladdery, S., Sice, P. 2021, In: Systemist
  • Simulation: social work education in a third place, Meredith, C., Heslop, P., Dodds, C. 29 Oct 2021, In: Social Work Education
  • Foster fathers performing gender: The negotiation and reproduction of parenting roles in families who foster., Heslop, P. 20 Oct 2020, In: Journal of Family Social Work
  • Social Work Theory In Practice, Meredith, C., Heslop, P. 2020
  • Sticking to our values, Heslop, P., Riddlesden, N. 1 Jun 2020
  • Do parents and carers experiencing violent and challenging behaviour from their children fit with a safeguarding model of support?: Messages from a Facebook study, Heslop, P., McAnelly, S., Wilcockson, J., Newbold, Y., Avantaggiato-Quinn, M., Meredith, C. 28 Nov 2019, In: The Journal of Adult Protection
  • Kinship care a brief practice guide, Heslop, P. 2019

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  • Oral presentation: BASW Webinar - Social work with autistic people during COVID 19 and beyond. 2020
  • Examination: Experiences of foster care parents caring for non-family related foster children in de Deur, Gauteng Province, South Africa 2020
  • Membership of committee: BASW Special Interest Group social work with autistic people and people with learning disabilities (External organisation) 2020
  • Membership of committee: BASW - CPD pathway BASW capabilities statements re autistic people and people with a learning disability (External organisation) 2019
  • Membership of committee: BASW Homes not Hospitals (External organisation) 2019
  • Oral presentation: BASW Capabilities Statement Launch - Contextualizing social work and autism 2019
  • Oral presentation: Social work and autism 2019
  • Membership of committee: British Association of Social Work (External organisation) 2019
  • Hosting an academic visitor: Gerard Jefferies 2019
  • Other: Loneliness and young men 2019

Mark Telford Start Date: 17/03/2017 End Date: 01/08/2017

  • PhD June 26 2015
  • Childcare MA June 30 2007
  • Education September 01 2005
  • Sociology and Social Policy BA (Hons) September 02 1985
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015
  • Social Worker Health & Care Professional Council (HCPC) 2014

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