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Mrs Vanessa Chambers

Senior Lecturer, Social Work

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Office - 107
First Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Vanessa is a registered social worker who has worked with and supported individuals for over thirty years.  Vanessa has undertaken many roles within statutory agencies and was a foster carer for five years.  During the last few years of her career in statutory services Vanessa was a staff and service development officer for children’s services and social work mentor developing the first year in practice programme for newly qualified social workers.  This is where Vanessa’s passion and love of teaching began.

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Teaching Interests

Vanessa is interested in all aspects of social work education.

Vanessa is interested in exploring a narrative approach through the use of words and pictures in helping parents/carers to help their children to understand what has happened and is happening in their life. This interest also has a focus on adults in sharing their narrative through photographs.

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