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Dr Victoria Burton

Dr Victoria Burton

Lecturer in Social Work

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Psychology and Social Work

Qualifications

  • MA (University of Hull)
  • PhD (University of Hull)

Summary

Victoria is a Lecturer in Social Work who has been employed at the University of Hull since 2010. She is currently the MA Social Work Programme Director. Her area of interest is in domestic abuse / coercive control and her PhD examines professional perspectives on fathers/father child relationships in the context of domestic abuse. Victoria has extensive practice experience in a variety of roles relating to children and families within the Humber region including posts at De La Pole Hospital, Sutton Place Safe Centre, NCH Action for Children and the NSPCC.

Victoria is a Registered Social Worker, Practice Educator and a Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Domestic abuse & coercive control

Decision Making in Social Work

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control

Gormally, S., Brennan, I. R., Burton, V., Gormally, S., & O’Leary, N. (2019). Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control. Violence against women, 25(6), 635-653. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801218797478

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

Domestic abuse, coercive control, fathers in child protection.

Lead investigator

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Trauma Informed Education Interventions: The HU9 Pilot

Funder

Time to Listen

Grant

£15,000.00

Started

5 September 2022

Status

Ongoing

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