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. She is Co-Editor of CC-Inform, an Online Directory of Tools for Working with Children.
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.
Eugene is a practice tutor in the London region.
Chris is a principal curriculum lead on the Frontline programme.
Julie is a practice tutor in the North East region.
Dr Alice Loving
Alice is the curriculum lead for the parenting curriculum delivered by Frontline.
Brittany is a curriculum lead for social work on the Frontline Programme.
Mark is our Curriculum Director.