Ms Catherine Williams

Position: Senior Lecturer

Subject area: Social Care

Research Centre: Centre for Society, Religion and Belief

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I am the Module Leader and Personal Tutor for Social Work and the Programme Leader BA (Hons) Health & Social Care. 

Teaching responsibilities

  • Social Policy, 
  • Mental Health,
  • Independent Studies, 
  • Counselling

Professional interests

  • Mental Health,
  • Child Protection,
  • Learning Disabilities,
  • Race

Research interests

Attachment and loss in African Caribbean families

Membership of professional bodies

Chair of UoD Race Equality Group


Undergraduate Qualifications 

  • CQSW and DipHE, Ruskin College, Oxford

Postgraduate Qualifications 

  • MA Human Relations with Distinction, University of Nottingham
  • FHEA, Univeristy of Derby

Recent conferences

  • Posgraduate research conference (University of Nottingham) July 2012

Additional interests and activities

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Community Narratives

Experience in industry

  • 1989-2003 Generic and Specialist Social Worker

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Contact details

Campus: Britannia Mill site, Derby Campus