Mrs Susan JonesSenior Lecturer

Specialist Areas


Was member of Community & Social Welfare Group - Community, solidarity and exclusion in Health & Social Welfare.. Included Human communication - counselling

Research Interests


Continuing involvement with International Partnerships Collaboration with Siauliau University, Lithuania

Professional Body Membership and Activity


Higher Education Academy - registered practitioner
Member of the Register of Social Work Practitioners

Editorships and Consultancies


Member of Editorial Board of The Siauliau University
External Examiner - Chester University
Reviewer of academic papers - Journal of Social Work

Impact


HEA small grants award 2004/5
Leonardo exchange programme Feb 2004
Leonardo da Vinci project

Research Outputs

Authored Books

Jones S.G. 2009. "Critical Learning for Social Work Students". Learning Matters Ltd, Exeter.
isbn: 978-1-844452-01-9

Journal Articles

Jones S.G., Alisauskiene S., Milteniene L. 2008. "Learning to be Critical Thinkers: Comparative Case Study of Training for Future Professionals in Social Field in Lithuania and United Kingdom" Social Sciences, vol.2 no.60, pp.81-89
issn: 1392-0758

Jones S.G. 2006. "Structure and Agency in Deafness Discourse: Binaries of Power" International Journal of Deaf Studies, vol.22 no.2, pp.51-73
issn: 1362-3125

Jones S.G. 2006. "A Journey of Seven Steps - Social Work Students as Critical Thinkers" Specialusis Ugdymas (Baltic Journal of Special Education), vol.1 no.14, pp.48-59
issn: 1392-5369

Jones S.G. 2004. "Problematising the Familiar Deaf Students as Researchers of Deaf People" Qualitative Social Work, vol.3 no.1, pp.27-38
issn: 1473-3250 doi: 10.1177/1473325004041130

Jones S.G. 2001. "A Consideration of Identity and Modernity in the Creation of a 'Social Exclusion' Agenda in Lithuania: A Practitioners' View of the Existing and Emerging Role of Social Pedagogues" Specialusis Ugdymas (Baltic Journal of Special Education), vol.4 no.1, pp.74-79
issn: 1392-5369

Conference Presentations

Jones S.G. 2006. "Growing Critical Thinkers in the Social Work Profession" at: HEA Conference.

Jones S.G. 2005. "Systems Theory in working with learning disabled young people" at: Scientific Seminar, Siauliau University. Siauliau, Lithuania.

Jones S.G. 2005. "Critical Thinking and Well Being" at: Social Change and Well-Being Conference, MMU. Manchester, UK.

Jones S.G. 2004. "Research in Partnership with Deaf People" at: ESRC Seminar Series, Manchester University. Manchester , UK.

Jones S.G. 2004. "Partnership in research: Issues in researching with deaf service users" at: Part of ESRC Seminar series, Manchester Univeristy.

Jones S.G. 2002. "Problematising the Familiar Deaf Students as Researchers of Deaf People" at: ESRC Seminar Series, Manchester University. Manchester, UK.

Jones S.G. 2002. "Anti-oppressive Practice" at: Helsinki University. Helsinki, Finland.

Jones S.G. 2001. "A consideration of Identity and Modernity in the creation of a Social Exclusion Agenda in Lithuania" at: Scientific Conference, Siauliau University. Siauliau, Lithuania.

Jones S.G. 2001. "The Human Dimension in Capitalist Development" at: Helsinki Espana Organisation. Santander, Spain.

Internet Publications

Jones S.G. 2006. "Growing Critical Thinkers in the Social Work Profession" Higher Education Academy. url: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/4741.htm
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Jones S.G. 2001. "The Human Dimension in Capitalist Development: A Post Totalitarian Perpective" Helsinki Espana Organisation. url: http://www.humandimension.com/foros/defaultest-west.htm
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Research Reports

Jones S.G. 2001. "Report on the Vocational Education and Training of Young People Who Have Mild Learning Disabilities in England" for Leonardo da Vinci Project Report. Manchester Metropolitan University.

Other Types of Output

Keetch D., Jones S.G. 2001. "Equity in Assessment of Deaf Students" vol. 10. Higher Education Unity. pp.8-9

Current Teaching Input


Social Work programme, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
PGCert Academic Practice
MA Academic Practice
Continuing Professional Development (Teaching in HE) units and workshops
Continuing Professional Development (Health and Social Care) proposed units

Other Responsibilities


Member of the Social Work Practice Panel
0.5 Principal Lecturer
Continuing Professional Development
Senior Academic Developer
Programme Leader for MA Academic Practice (MAAP) and CPD
Susan Jones

Research Centre

Social Change & Wellbeing

Department

Social Work & Social Change Dept
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Tel: 0161 2472112

Fax: 0161 2476844

Email: s.g.jones@mmu.ac.uk