Tirion Havard

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Tirion Havard is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social  Work in the School of Primary Social Care. She specialises in domestic violence with an interest in the role of technology, especially mobile phones.

This includes a wide range and offences including high risk offenders with complex and multiple needs. She took a particular interest in working with domestic violence offenders and has carried this into her academic career.

Tirion is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Social work at the University of Sussex where she is looking at the role of mobile phones in domestically abusive relationships and how this form of abuse might be changing in light of mobile technology.

Tirion joined LSBU in 2009 following a long and successful career in the Probation Service.

Tirion has the following teaching experience:

  • Level 4: Readiness for direct practice; Communication Skills; Human Growth and Development; Social Work skills and Service User perspectives.
  • Level 5: Welfare Policy and Law, Advocacy
  • Level 7: Professional Capabilities Framework.
  • Dissertation Supervision.

Tirion also makes every effort to involve Service users in the planning and delivery of aspects of her learning.

  • Currently undertaking a Doctorate in Social Work at University of Sussex relating to the impact of mobile phones on domestically abusive relationships.
  • Study of current risks posed by gangs in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, £50,000 (PI Andrew Whittaker) (2017).
  • Children’s Workforce Development Council, Return to Social Work programme.
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • HCPC-registered social worker
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