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Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care
Job Title: Senior Lecturer
Location: Kingston Hill Campus
Jane is a senior lecturer and teaches on the BSc (Hons) Social Work and the Master of Social Work. She is also a practice educator for both programmes, providing support to students on practice placements, ensuring a positive learning environment and appropriate learning opportunities, undertaking individual and group supervision and observation of practice, and ensuring assimilation within a multi-disciplinary environment.
Key areas of specialisation include youth offending, addictions (young people, adults and older people), HIV/AIDS and child protection.
Research projects have included a study on the prevalence of substance misuse among young people and a case study of how supervision contributes to professional and organisational development in a local voluntary sector drug organisation.
Supervision, Substance Misuse, Communication Skills
Henderson, Kathleen and Mathew-Byrne, Jane
Developing communication and interviewing skills.
In: Davies, Keith and Jones, Ray, (eds.)
Skills for social work practice.
London, U.K. : Palgrave.
Mathew-Byrne, Jane and van Graan, Dale
Lessons learned from a supervision project in a voluntary sector organisation.
In: The School of Social Work and Social Care Annual Conference : Social Work and Politics;
17 Mar 2016, Kingston, U.K..
How does supervision contribute to professional and organisational development? A case study of a local voluntary drug sector organisation.
(MA(R) thesis), Kingston University,