David Wilkins is senior lecturer in social work at Cardiff University. He has previously researched at Tilda Goldberg Centre, University of Bedfordshire, worked as an academic tutor for Frontline Programme and lectured at Anglia Ruskin University.
Previously, David worked in local authority social work, in the fields of disability and child protection, as a social worker, manager and was Principal Child and Family Social Worker for the London Borough of Enfield. David’s research interests include child protection practice, supervision and the use of theoretical and research-informed knowledge in practice.
In particular he is interested in the relationship between more effective supervision, enhanced practice skills and family outcomes.