• Room 02.022 - Sociology and Social Work

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Dr. Mooney is a social worker, systemic family therapist and researcher. She is interested in the impact of adverse experiences on the lives of individuals (both adults and children) and their family/relationship networks, and how services can better need emerging needs.

Her PhD explored the care needs of teenagers and young adults with cancer. She is involved in research and practice initiatives relating to: the implementation of trauma informed care in diverse settings; child welfare social work; family support; improving services for care experienced children and young people, their families and caregivers; secure children's homes; action, participatory and qualitative research methodologies.

Open to PhD applications in:

- Adverse childhood experiences
- Trauma informed care
- Social work practice
- Systemic practice or systemic family therapy
- Domestic Violence
- Trauma
- secure children's homes


Research activity per year

PGT external examination

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