Peter’s current role is that of Post Graduate Lead for Social Work. He is also module leader on the BA Social Work for Research Methods and Mental Health and contributes to a number of other courses within University of Suffolk in specialist areas of practice and with dissertations. Peter is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at University of Suffolk.
Peter qualified as a social worker in 1986 (CQSW) at Bulmershe College, Reading. He also holds a BA from the Open University (1990), a MA from Brunel University (1995) an Approved Social Worker qualification (1989) and Practice teacher Award (1992) and a Doctor of Health Service Management (University of Essex 2015) which involved research into Mental Health Act assessments and the relationship between professional practice and legislation, with specific reference to alternatives to hospital admission (‘An Examination of Mental Health Act assessments and the use of Home Treatment’).
Doctor of Health Service Management (University of Essex), MA Public and Social Administration (Brunel University) CQSW in Social Work (Bulmershe College), BA Social Policy, (Open University).