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Dr Caroline Humphrey

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Health and Social Work

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Essex)

Summary

Caroline is a child and family social worker who spent more than a decade in local authorities where she specialised in child protection, looked after children, fostering and adoption. She then developed a career in research, with a particular focus upon ethnographic studies of civil rights movements and professional education. Caroline is now primarily an educator for social work students and local authority practitioners, and she is keen to incorporate cultural awareness, mindfulness and compassion into professional practice.

Postgraduate

Dr Humphrey welcomes applications in - Child and family social work - Professional education and ethics - Religion and spirituality in the caring professions Completed PhDs - Cooper, K. (2012) Kinship Carer's Own Children: Revealing Multiple Perspectives on Children's Experience of Kinship Care Arrangements, University of Hull - Kahn, S, K. (2013) A Case study of Death and Bereavement arising from Political Violence in Nepal, University of Hull Current PhD supervisions - Childhood neglect in the UK - Child abuse and child protection in West Africa - A case study of an innovative Christian community

Journal Article

Shadows along the spiritual pathway

Humphrey, C. (2015). Shadows along the spiritual pathway. Journal of religion and health, 54(6), 2376-2388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-015-0037-2

Evil, child abuse and the caring professions

Humphrey, C. (2015). Evil, child abuse and the caring professions. Journal of religion and health, 54(5), 1660-1671. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-014-9898-z

Grand narratives of spirituality : some critical reflections

Humphrey, C. (2015). Grand narratives of spirituality : some critical reflections. Journal for the study of spirituality, 5(1), 20-32. https://doi.org/10.1179/2044024315Z.00000000038

Face-to-face: Social work and evil

Humphrey, C. (2015). Face-to-face: Social work and evil. Ethics & social welfare, 9(1), 35-49. https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2014.968179

Dilemmas in doing insider research in professional education

Humphrey, C. (2013). Dilemmas in doing insider research in professional education. Qualitative Social Work, 12(5), (572-586). doi:10.1177/1473325012446006. ISSN 1473-3250