firstname.lastname@example.org | 01484 473095
Kate is the course leader for the MSc in Social Work and currently lectures on the undergraduate and postgraduate social work programmes. Kate joined the department in September 2013. She has a Masters Degree in social work, and is currently registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Kate’s research interests include the study of gender, sexuality, and intersectionality within a social work context. Her PhD focused on the experiences of gay and lesbian adopters and foster carers in England and Wales. Kate also has an interest in feminist social work and anti-oppressive practice.
Wood, K (2017) ‘Families beyond boundaries: Conceptualising kinship in gay and lesbian adoption and fostering’ Child and Family Social Work . ISSN 1356-7500
Wood, K (2015) ‘It's All a Bit Pantomime: An Exploratory Study of Gay and Lesbian Adopters and Foster-Carers in England and Wales’ British Journal of Social Work . ISSN 0045-3102
Areas for supervision include:
Kate is the course leader for the MSc in Social Work.
Kate is currently teaching across a range of different modules on the BSc and MSc Social Work programmes and is the module leader for Social Science for Professional Practice, Readiness to Practice, Reflective Practice and Critical Reflective Practice.