Mr Dave Neal

Mr Dave Neal

Lecturer in Social Work

School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)


Social Work Lecturer
Practice Educator


BA (Hons) Social Work

BA (Hons) Practice Learning and Assessment
PGDip (Ed)
Post Qualifying Award in Social Work
Higher Specialist Award in Social Work

Background: Military Social Work

Professional membership

Registered Social Worker

Teaching interests


Generic Social Work Practice
Therapeutic Social Work Intervention
Practice Learning

Research interests

Social Work Education

Veterans Issues

Observations of Student Practice: What difference does observer qualification make, in Bellinger, A. & Ford, D. (Eds) (2016) Practice Placement in Social Work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning. Bristol, Policy Press.