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Qualifications

RMN; Dip Community Health Studies; MSc Clinical Practice (Mental Health);
PGCE. PGCert Couselling.

Experience

Senior Lecturer in Community Mental Health Nursing, University Of Glamorgan. 2004-.
Trainee Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Honorary Contract; Aneurin Bevan NHS Trust.
Associate Lecturer (Mental Health).University of Glamorgan. 2002-2004.
G-Grade Community Psychiatric Nurse. 1990-2002.
Acting G-Grade Community Psychiatric Nurse. 1989-1990.
Staff Nurse (Acute Admission). 1988-1989.

Responsibilities

Delivering pre-registration curriculum.
Delivering post-registration curriculum:
Developing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills in Clinical Practice (DipHE/BSc).
Alcohol and Drug Misuse (DipHE/BSc).
Assessment And Engagement In Mental Health Practice(BSc).
Psychopharmacology and Medication Management.(BSc)
BSc in Professional Practice (Mental Health)
MSc in Mental Health.
Award Leader:
BSc(Hons) Community Mental Health Practice.PGCert Community Mental Health Practice.
Module Manager:
Orientation in Interpersonal Relationships.
Assessment and Engagement in Mental Health Practice.
Psychopharmacology and Medication Management in Mental Health Practice.
Deputy Module Manager:
Inter-professional Approaches to Alcohol and Substance Misuse.
Developing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills in Clinical Practice.

Publications

The Association Between a Self-Reported Mental Health History and a History of Parasuicide in a Sample of UK Prisoners. International Journal of Nursing Studies. (2007) 44, 3, 427-434. (Co-Author)
The Training Needs of Community Mental Health Nurses from a Service Providers` Perspective. (2006) ISBN No: 1-84054-141-7.

Several Book Reviews re: CBT; Substance Misuse; Mental Health Practice Journal.

Memberships

South Wales Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research Group.
Welsh Psychiatric Society

External

External examiner University of Brighton: BSc (Hons) in Professional Practice (Mental Health pathway); MSc/BSc (Hons) in Community Specialist Practice (Leading Change in Practice Development)

Research

Community Mental Health Nursing Education

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