Dr Lisa Revell

Dr Lisa Revell

Lecturer in Social Work / Director of Student Experience

Faculty and Department

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

Qualifications

  • BA (University of Hull)
  • MSc (University of Hull)
  • PhD (University of Hull)

Summary

Lisa qualified from the University of Hull in 2000 with a DipSW in Social Work and a degree in Social Work and Social Policy. Lisa practiced within Local Authority Social Services (North East Lincolnshire), specifically in the field of Looked After Children and Child Protection, prior to taking up post as Children’s Services Practitioner within the NSPCC in September 2004. Lisa has been based within the University since January 2009, and commenced her role as Lecturer in November 2011.

Since being at the University, Lisa has held the roles of BA Programme Director (2013 - 2017) and Director of Social Work (2017-2020). Lisa is currently the Director of Student Experience for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Lisa completed an MSc in Applied Social Research in 2008, developing a specific interest in the area of supporting children and families coping with the aftermath of child sexual abuse. Lisa gained her PGCHE in 2011 and recently completed her PhD in the area of child neglect.

Lisa is a Senior Fellow of the HEA and Registered Social Worker.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Professional curiosity in child protection: Thinking the unthinkable in a Neo-Liberal World

Burton, V., & Revell, L. (2018). Professional curiosity in child protection: Thinking the unthinkable in a Neo-Liberal World. The British journal of social work, 48(6), 1508-1523. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx123

Supervision and the dynamics of collusion : a rule of optimism?

Revell, L., & Burton, V. (2016). Supervision and the dynamics of collusion : a rule of optimism?. The British journal of social work, 46(6), 1587-1601. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcv095

Research interests

Child Neglect, Children and Family Social work, Narrative approaches, Supervision in Social Care

Postgraduate supervision

Child Protection, Children and Family Social Work, Working with mothers, Child Neglect