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Professor Nick Frost

Professor Nick Frost
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Professor Nick Frost

Professor of Social Work (Childhood, Children and Families)

School of Health & Community Studies

0113 81 29027 N.Frost@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Professor Nick Frost

Nick Frost is Professor of Social Work (Childhood, children and families), a post he has held since 2007. Nick is active in research, consultancy, teaching and writing in relation to child welfare.

Nick researches and writes widely in relation to childhood, multi-disciplinary work, children in care, family support and safeguarding. He is an active teacher, researcher, author and consultant. Since 2010 Nick has been the Independent Chair of Bradford Safeguarding Children Board and has been a qualified and registered social worker and practiced professionally for 15 years.

He has acted as a keynote speaker at regional, national and internationals conferences on child welfare and professional learning.

Current Teaching

Nick supervises a number of PhD projects in relation to children, families and multi-disciplinary working. He teaches at Masters and Undergraduate levels. Nick regularly acts as an External Examiner at PhD, Masters and undergraduates levels.

Research Interests

Nick has researched and evaluated a number of multi-professional workplaces. He is an Associate of Research in Practice and disseminates his work through their publications and workshops.

He is currently working in the field of family support, and is co-organiser of a series of international conferences which will generate a series of edited books.

Nick is involved in research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the European Union.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (6)

Books (11)

  • Dolan P; Frost N (2017) The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare. . Routledge.
  • Frost N; Robinson M (2016) Developing Multiprofessional Teamwork for Integrated Children's Services. . .
  • Frost N; Robinson M (2016) Developing Multiprofessional Teamwork for Integrated Children's Services Research, Policy, Practice. . 3rd .
  • abbott; race (2015) Family Support Prevention Early Intervention and Early Help. . .
  • Shaw J; Frost N (2013) Young people and the care experience: Research, policy and practice. . .
  • Bradbury H; Frost N; Kilminster S; Zukas M (2010) Beyond Reflective Practice. . Taylor & Francis US.
  • Frost N; Parton N (2009) Understanding Children's Social Care. . SAGE Publications Limited.
  • Frost NP (2005) Professionalism, Partnership and Joined Up Thinking: A research Review of Frontline Working with Children. . .
  • Frost N; Mills S; Stein M (1999) Understanding Residential Child Care. . Ashgate Publishing.
  • Frost N; Johnson; Stein; Wallis (1996) Negotiated Friendship: Home Start and the Delivery of Family Support. . .
  • Stein; Frost N (1989) The Politics of Child Welfare: Inequity, Power and Change. . .

Chapters (2)

  • FROST N; DOLAN P (2012) The Theoretical Foundations of Family Support Work. In: FROST N; DOLAN P Social Work with Children and Families. London: Palgrave, pp. .
  • Frost N (2011) A future for interdisciplinary professional work: mainstream to oppositional?. In: Frost N Professionalism in the interdisciplinary Early Years Team. London: Continuum, pp. 171-179.
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