Hannah Feeney

Hannah Feeney

Lecturer / Admissions Tutor for Social Work

Faculty of Health Sciences


01482 466835

Hannah has more than 12 years' post-qualifying practice experience in adult social care, predominantly within the specialism of substance use.

She has worked in both the statutory and private, and the voluntary and independent sectors as a drugs worker, specialist social worker for substance use and, latterly, as the social work lead for a regional drug and alcohol organisation.

Hannah joined the University of Hull as a lecturer in 2017 having contributed to the Substance Use and Practice Skills modules on the BA and MA Social Work programmes for a number of years.


Research Interests

  • Social work with people who use substances and the factors that influence outcomes in the service user experience

  • Social work and social care in non-statutory settings

  • The development and use of innovative pedagogical methods for social work education


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Social Work and Substance Use

  • Specialisms in Practice

  • Social Work with Adults

  • Mental Health and Social Work

  • Becoming a Professional: Rights, Risk and Responsibilities

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Practice Educator Award

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Social Work and Social Policy, University of Hull

  • Diploma in Social Work (DipSW), University of Hull

Professional highlights

  • Contributed to a number of recent policy and practice developments in social work, both nationally and regionally, including the development of the Knowledge and Skills Statement for Practice Supervisors in Adult Social Work

  • Nominated representative for the Private, Voluntary and Independent sector in the development of the Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership