Sarah Galvani on working for the Scottish Government on Social Work and substance misuse
Posted on 04-02-2016

Sarah Galvani discusses the contribution of Social Work as a professional to working with people with substance problems.

Sarah Galvani

Professor of Adult Social Care

Location: Manchester Metropolitan University

Sarah Galvani is the Professor of Adult Social Care at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her passion for her work in substance use stemmed from her early practice experiences with homeless people in London and New York. This passion continued into her social work education and practice in spite of the disciplinary challenges this posed. These challenges…

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