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Dr Andrew Richardson

Dr Andrew Richardson

Social Work, Community and Public Health

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I joined LSBU is 2019 where I am a Senior Lecturer and Head of Division for Social Work and Public Health. I originally studied a BA in Political Science and Gender Studies and then a Social Work degree. My professional experience includes Social Work practice with adults in a variety of settings. Following over a decade in practice and management roles I completed a Doctorate at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust. My doctoral research focused on social work practice in adult social care in a policy context of personalisation. I am also a British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) registered Psychotherapist.

My subject specialisms and research interests include psychodynamic theory and practice, social policy, participatory and psychosocial research and social work practice with adults.

I have the following accreditations:

Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA)

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (FRSPH)

Social Work England (SWE) - registered Social Worker

Member, Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP)

Registered Member, British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

Member, International Association of Analytical Psychology (IAAP)

My external activities include:

Visiting Lecturer, Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Reviewer, Journal of Social Work Practice

Reviewer, British Journal of Social Work

Professional Doctorate - Social Work

Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust / University of East London.


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Personalisation as contribution-focused social work practice
Richardson, A. (2022). Personalisation as contribution-focused social work practice. Journal of Social Work Practice. 36 (4), pp. 385-399.