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Dr Wilson Muleya

Dr Wilson Muleya

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Associate Professor and Head of Department of Social Work and Social Care

Email: W.Muleya@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Phone: 0208 417 5490

Location: Kingston Hill Campus

Biography

Currently the Head of Department of Social Work and Social Care and accountable for strategic oversight of student experience including student progression and retention, and facilitating and continually improving the quality of teaching in the Department to ensure the curriculum engages with research and practice and meets academic benchmarks.

He has overall responsibility for recruitment, management, performance and development appraisal (PDA) and development of academic staff in the department.

He is a registered social worker and an external examiner (currently at University of East Anglia. Previous appointments include Nottingham Trent University, University of Greenwich).

Areas of particular interest and teaching expertise include the application of social work theory in practice, practice education, research methods and exploring effectiveness of different intervention approaches, particularly around work with children and families.

He has a keen interest in strategic approaches to the adaptation of new technologies in learning and teaching development in higher education.

Academic and professional qualifications:

o PhD, Social Policy (& Social Work), University of Birmingham
o Master of Social Science (Social Work), University of Birmingham
o Diploma in Social Work, University of Birmingham
o Bachelor of Social Work (Distinction), The University of Zambia
o Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
o Postgraduate Certificate, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Kingston University
o Joint Investigation Training (JIT) for Social Workers and Police Officers in Child Protection Investigation

Professional experience:

2016 - Present: Head of Department of Social Work and Social Care, Kingston University
2013 - Present: Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education,Kingston University
and St George's, University of London
2013 - 2016: Deputy Head of School of Social Work, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education,Kingston University
and St George's, University of London
2009 - 2013: Principal Lecturer/Course Director - Master of Social Work (MSW),Faculty of Health, Social Care and
Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
2006 - 2009: Senior Lecturer / Course Leader, Master of Social Work, Faculty of Health,Social Care and Education,
Kingston University and St George's, University of London
2003 - 2006: Senior Lecturer / Course Leader, Family and Childcare Studies, Kingston University,
2001 - 2003: Senior Social Worker, Swadlincote Area Office, Derbyshire County Council
2001 - 2002: Agency Social Worker, Children and Families, Midlands
1999 - 2002: Tutor for Social Work Students, (as part of PhD Scholarship), The University of Birmingham

Professional registration and membership:

o Registered Social Worker, Health and Care Professions Council
o Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Selected Consultancy projects:

Department for Education two year funded pilot to roll out the National Assessment and Accreditation System (NAAS), Delivery partner (accreditation processes), (2018 - Present)
Phase 1 & 2 evaluations of the London Probation Trust's Caring Dads programme (2006-12 and 2013-15),
Evaluation of Merton Council's Right2BCareed4 Pilot (2009-2012)

Publications:

Selected Articles:

Richardson, Angela, Pedley, Gillian, Akhtar, Farrukh, Pelone, Ferruccio, Chang, Jacqueline, Muleya, Wilson and Greenwood, Nan (2016) Psychosocial interventions for people with young onset dementia and their carers: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, ISSN (print) 1041-6102 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Muleya, Wilson (2006) A comparative study of social work intervention in context in Zambia and England. International Social Work, 49(4), pp. 445-457. ISSN (print) 0020-8728

Book Section:

Muleya, Wilson (2016) Applying theory in practice. In: Davies, Keith and Jones, Ray, (eds.) Skills for social work practice. London, U.K. : Palgrave. pp. 105-120. ISBN 9781137390264

Muleya, Wilson (2007) Understanding African values in teaching. In: Ixer, G., (ed.) Practice Learning: perspectives on globalisation, citizenship and cultural change. London, UK : Whiting & Birch. pp. 41-60. ISBN 9781861770516

Muleya, Wilson (2005) Understanding African cultural values. In: Ixer, Graham, (ed.) Practice learning: perspectives on globalisation, citizenship and cultural change. London, UK Whiting & Birch. ISBN 9781861770516

Monograph:

Hood, Rick, Lindsay, Jane and Muleya, Wilson (2015) Caring Dads: multi-site evaluation in London 2013-2015: final report. (Project Report) Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London. 107 p. (Unpublished)

Hood, Rick, Lindsay, Jane and Muleya, Wilson (2014) Evaluation of Caring Dads: a single site evaluation in an urban local authority: interim report. (Project Report) Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London. 60 p. (Unpublished)

Consultancy

2009 - 2012 Merton Council's Right2BCareed4 Pilot

Publications

Number of items: 7.

Article

Richardson, Angela, Pedley, Gillian, Akhtar, Farrukh, Pelone, Ferruccio, Chang, Jacqueline, Muleya, Wilson and Greenwood, Nan (2016) Psychosocial interventions for people with young onset dementia and their carers: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(9), pp. 1441-1454. ISSN (print) 1041-6102

Muleya, Wilson (2006) A comparative study of social work intervention in context in Zambia and England. International Social Work, 49(4), pp. 445-457. ISSN (print) 0020-8728

Book Section

Muleya, Wilson (2016) Applying theory in practice. In: Davies, Keith and Jones, Ray, (eds.) Skills for social work practice. London, U.K. : Palgrave. pp. 105-120. ISBN 9781137390264

Muleya, Wilson (2007) Understanding African values in teaching. In: Ixer, G., (ed.) Practice Learning: perspectives on globalisation, citizenship and cultural change. London, UK : Whiting & Birch. pp. 41-60. ISBN 9781861770516

Muleya, Wilson (2005) Understanding African cultural values. In: Ixer, Graham, (ed.) Practice learning: perspectives on globalisation, citizenship and cultural change. London, UK : Whiting & Birch. ISBN 9781861770516

Monograph

Hood, Rick, Lindsay, Jane and Muleya, Wilson (2015) Caring Dads: multi-site evaluation in London 2013-2015: final report. (Project Report) Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London. 107 p. (Unpublished)

Hood, Rick, Lindsay, Jane and Muleya, Wilson (2014) Evaluation of Caring Dads: a single site evaluation in an urban local authority: interim report. (Project Report) Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London. 60 p. (Unpublished)

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