University of Hertfordshire
Brian Littlechild, PhD, is Research lead in the Department of Nursing and Social Work at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. A qualified and registered social worker, he worked in hospitals and in the community with particular mental health needs before working in universities. He has published 44 books/book chapters/monographs, and 28 refereed journal articles. He has carried out 20 qualitative and mixed methods research projects, and published widely on, amongst other areas, mental health issues for young and adult offenders, mental health and risk assessment, and on violence from parents in child protection work.
Nursing and Social Work