Ms Kathleen Henderson

Ms Kathleen Henderson

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Senior Lecturer



Kathleen joined Kingston & St George's in 2005, having previously taught on social work programmes at Brunel University and The Open University.

Her teaching interests and expertise include child protection, domestic violence, practice teaching, research and preparation for practice.

She has undertaken research on practice learning and the role of work-based supervisors and assessors, which she presented at a Joint Social Work Educators Conference.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • MA, Professional Education & Training, Kingston University
  • Practice Teaching Award, Kingston University
  • CQSW, Diploma in Social Science, West London Institute

Professional experience

  • 2005 - present
    Senior Lecturer, School of Social Work, Kingston University,
  • 2005 - 2005
    Senior Lecturer, Brunel University,
  • 2004 - 2005
    DipSW Tutor, Open University,
  • 2003 - 2004
    Staff Development & Training Manager, NCH,
  • 2001 - 2003
    Social Worker, NCH,
  • 1995 - 2001
    Project Manager, Twickenham Women's Centre,
  • 1989 - 1994
    Family Centre Manager, NCH,
  • 1987 - 1989
    Senior Social Worker, Surrey Social Services,
  • 1985 - 1987
    Deputy Manager, Aberlour Child Care Trust,
  • 1982 - 1985
    Field Social Worker, Ealing Social Services,


1995â??present: Freelance Trainer & Consultant, PQ Mentor.


Number of items: 4.


Tompsett, Hilary, Henderson, Kathleen, Matthew Byrne, Jane, Gaskell Mew, Elaine and Tompsett, Christopher (2017) Self-efficacy and outcomes : validating a measure comparing social work students' perceived and assessed ability in core pre-placement skills. The British Journal of Social Work, ISSN (print) 0045-3102 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Tompsett, Hilary, Henderson, Kathleen, Mathew Byrne, Jane, Gaskell Mew, Elaine and Tompsett, Chris (2017) On the learning journey : what helps and hinders the development of social work students’ core pre-placement skills? Social Work Education, 36(1), pp. 6-25. ISSN (print) 0261-5479

Henderson, Kathleen Juliette (2010) Work-based supervisors: the neglected partners in practice learning. Social Work Education, 29(5), pp. 490-502. ISSN (print) 0261-5479

Book Section

Henderson, Kathleen and Mathew-Byrne, Jane (2016) Developing communication and interviewing skills. In: Davies, Keith and Jones, Ray, (eds.) Skills for social work practice. London, U.K. : Palgrave. pp. 1-22. ISBN 9781137390264

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