School of Health Sciences and Social Work

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Pete Shepherd

  • Qualifications: MSc Social Work, BSc (hons) Sociology, CQSW, Practice Teacher accreditation
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: James Watson West 2 King Richard 1st Road Portsmouth PO1 2FR
  • Telephone: 023 92 842834
  • Email: peter.shepherd@port.ac.uk
  • Department: SHSSW
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science

Biography

After a period of working as an unqualified social worker with children and families in the Portsmouth area I completed an MSc in Social Work at Southampton University in the mid 80’s. Since qualifying I have worked primarily with Adults with disabilities and Older people as a development advocacy worker or Care Manager.

I have also 10 years experience of working as a Training and development worker for Hampshire Social Services and practice assessor.

Teaching Responsibilities

Currently teaching on MSc and BSc Social Work courses.

Areas of teaching include:

  • Creativity, Empowerment and Service User involvement.
  • Adult Social Care legislation.
  • Working with Older people living with dementia.
  • Social Work Theory and methods of intervention.
  • Reflective Practice.

Research

Service User involvement in Social Work education.
I work closely with the Social Work Inclusion Group since 2000 and coordinate a range of teaching events over the year that utilise creative mediums to engage with students and showcase service user narratives.

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Research profile

Explore my research profile, publications and activities on the Portsmouth Research Portal

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