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Dr Luke Cartwright

Lecturer and Social Work Admissions Tutor

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work

Qualifications

  • BA
  • MA
  • PhD

Summary

Luke is a lecturer in Social Work, who teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students; he has a particular interest in teaching study skills and research methods.

Luke also helps students to engage with and develop online learning communities (using social media). These communities can be used during social work training to help students enhance their learning and also as they enter the world of work to support their continued professional development.

Digital Artefact

Qualitative interviews and ethical dilemmas

Cartwright, L. (2018). Qualitative interviews and ethical dilemmas

Researching difficult-to-reach and vulnerable groups using grounded theory methods

Cartwright, L. (2017). Researching difficult-to-reach and vulnerable groups using grounded theory methods

Journal Article

Respite and repair: how mothers of incarcerated long-term problematic drug users make prison work for them

Cartwright, L. (2016). Respite and repair: how mothers of incarcerated long-term problematic drug users make prison work for them. Journal of substance use, 21(4), 439-443. https://doi.org/10.3109/14659891.2015.1052106

Barriers to increasing the physical activity of people with intellectual disabilities

Cartwright, L., Reid, M., Hammersley, R., & Walley, R. M. (2017). Barriers to increasing the physical activity of people with intellectual disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45(1), 47-55. https://doi.org/10.1111/bld.12175

Supporting students to use social media and comply with professional standards

Cartwright, L. (2017). Supporting students to use social media and comply with professional standards. Social Work Education, 36(8), 880-892. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2017.1372409

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Cartwright welcomes applications in

- Problematic substance use

- Youth offending

External examiner role

Birmingham City University

2017

Open University

2018

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

2017