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There is a vast quantity of resources for social workers on the web. I do not have the capacity to provide links to them all. Instead, I will make available to download on this page a select list of resources which will support the integration of research into practice in social work.

Reading lists for AMHPs

A list of papers (mainly empirical) of relevance for AMHPs

A reading list for AMHPs from Swansea University

Open access peer-reviewed social work journals

Advances in Social Work

Currents: Scholarship in the Human Services

Journal of Global Social Work Practice

Journal of Social Intervention: Theory and Practice

Social Work and Society

Other relevant open access peer-reviewed journals

Advances in Applied Sociology

BMC Psychiatry

BMC Public Health

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health

International Journal of Mental Health Systems

Journal of Indigenous Social Development

People, Place & Policy Online


Sociological Research Online

Sociology Mind


From time to time I’m recorded giving papers, doing seminars and rambling on at some meeting or other. I’m afraid you won’t catch me listening to them as I don’t like the sound of my voice, but if you’re interested, you can download them from this page.

Crossing boundaries: Mental Health Social Work Leading Change in the NHS ( JSWEC keynote, Open University, 17th July 2015)

A video of this keynote can be viewed here

Introduction to the Connecting People Study (All Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration seminar, Swansea, 12th April 2013)

Video of this presentation can be viewed here on Vimeo

If you wish to follow the presentation, it can be downloaded here (.pptx)

Crowd-sourcing, blogging and blagging: using social media to engage and impact on practice and policy (Social Policy Research Unit seminar, York, 5th February 2013)

The podcast can be downloaded here (Right click this link and select ‘save link as’ (Google Chrome) to download the file. The command may vary for different browsers)

If you wish to follow the presentation, it can be viewed here

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