Professor Brian Littlechild
Professor of Social Work and Research Lead for Social Work
University of Hertfordshire
Visiting Professor, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Brian has over 30 years’ experience of developing research in the social work/ social care arena. He has been involved at national level with a number of government research bodies, including as a member of England’s Chief Social Worker for Adults’ Research Advisory Group. Brian will provide academic supervision to practitioners in the Research in Practice Team exploring the impact of occupational therapy in adult social care learning disability services: the experiences of people with learning disabilities, their carers, and occupational therapists. Brian will also help to promote the study and our findings across his networks.