Ken McLaughlin on the rise of group work and the changing dynamics within the political, social and economic sphere
Posted on 20-01-2016

Ken McLaughlin talks to FEAD about the rise of group work in the field and the changes in dynamics within the political, social and economic sphere.

Ken McLaughlin

Senior Lecturer

Location: Manchester Metropolitan University

Kenneth McLaughlin is a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University where he teaches modules on sociology, social policy, mental health and social work. Prior to this he worked as a social worker and team manager in a social services mental health team. He has also worked as a support worker with homeless families. His research…

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