Dr Luke Cartwright

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
  • PGCert
  • PCAP

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.

Luke is a member of the Police and University Network of Knowledge (PUNK) and works with colleagues from a number of disciplines including Criminology and Law. His work as part of this group includes developing training for police officers, social workers, teachers and other relevant professionals to help tackle child criminal exploitation.

Recent outputs

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Book Chapter

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. In SAGE Research Methods: Cases. Part 2. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781473992160

Digital Artefact

Using thematic analysis in social work research: Barriers to recruitment and issues of confidentiality

Cartwright, L. (in press). Using thematic analysis in social work research: Barriers to recruitment and issues of confidentiality

Qualitative interviews and ethical dilemmas

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

Journal Article

Stuffing down feelings: Bereavement, anxiety and emotional detachment in the life stories of people with eating disorders

Reid, M., Wilson-Walsh, R., Cartwright, L., & Hammersley, R. (2020). Stuffing down feelings: Bereavement, anxiety and emotional detachment in the life stories of people with eating disorders. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(3), 979-987. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12930

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

- Child criminal exploitation

External examiner role

Open University

2018

Birmingham City University

2017

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

2017