Your Integrative Health and Social Care (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) teaching team

The Integrative Health and Social Care teaching team have a wide range of health and social care experience and will support your individual aspirations and your requirements.

Michelle Brooks
Lecturer in Health and Social Care

Lecturer in Health and Social Care, Michelle Brooks-Ucheaga, is an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist (Trauma) and trained clinical supervisor for MSc trainee CBT Psychotherapists.

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Lecturer in Nursing

As a lecturer in Nursing, James Chircop, has worked as an adult, mental health and learning disability nurse in various settings.

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Academic Lead for Psychology and Course Director

Dr Alice Doherty, Academic lead for psychology, is a multidisciplinary teacher with varied teaching experience in a range of subjects including Psychology and English as a Foreign Language.

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Academic Lead in Social Work and Social Care and Course Director

Dr. Pauline Green is a registered Social Worker and a member of the British Association of Social Workers. She is an Academic Lead of Social Work/Social Care and Course Director at the University of Derby Online Learning Department. She has published in the British Journal of Social Work and delivers self-care and resilience training for Derby Social Services and NHS Trusts.

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Academic Lead in Counselling and Chair of UDOL Research Ethics Committee

Academic Lead in Counselling, Yasuhiro Kotera, has been Academic Lead for online Counselling and Psychotherapy courses since 2014 and has been researching into mental health and neuro-linguistic programming.

Dr Jan Royal-Fearn
College Lead for Practice Learning

As a Lecturer in Healthcare Practice, Jan Royal-Fearn focuses on practice education and support in nursing. She leads on mentorship in practice modules and on education for student supervision and assessment roles.

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Academic Lead for Nursing

Academic Lead for Nursing, Dr Alan Williams, commenced as Academic Lead for the Nursing and Perioperative Practice programmes in April 2019. Alan is a Registered Nurse (Adult and Mental Health) with over twenty years' experience in the NHS before becoming an academic.