Chris is a principal curriculum lead on the Frontline programme. Chris left statutory social work to teach on the Frontline programme in May 2014. Before this, she worked in child protection teams and children with disabilities teams. Chris also has a background in counselling and special needs education.
Chris’s areas of interest are the history of social work, and social justice.
Hemsley, C. (2015) ‘Tilda Goldberg: a life in research’ Bulletin of the Social Work History Network, 2 (2) [online] Available at: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/policy-institute/scwru/swhn/bulletin/2015/Bulletin-of-the-SWHN-2015-2(2).pdf
Galvani, S., Forrester, D. Glynn, G., McCann, M. Guppy, A. Hemsley, C. Hillson, M. and Thurnham, A. (2011) Social Work Services and Recovery from Substance Misuse: A Review of the Evidence: Edinburgh: The Scottish Government.
MSc Social Work, PGDip Person Centred Counselling, BSc Psychology, BA English Literature & Language, Advanced Certificate in Systemic Practice with Families in a Safeguarding Context
Chris has been an Academic Tutor on the Frontline Programme since it started in 2014. She has so far supported 15 units through their first year, and supervised a number of MSc dissertations. She takes pride in her reputation for being a supportive and accessible tutor.
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Meet the rest of my team
Charlie is the curriculum lead for motivational interviewing on the Frontline programme.
Chris is a principal curriculum lead on the Frontline programme.
Dr Alice Loving
Alice is the curriculum lead for the parenting curriculum delivered by Frontline.
Brittany is a practice development lead for social work on the Frontline programme.
Victoria is curriculum lead for systemic practice.
Harriet is a practice development lead for social work on the Frontline programme.
Alexandra is curriculum lead for year two of the Frontline programme and consultant social workers.
Professor David Shemmings OBE
David is an expert in residence for the Frontline programme.