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About Jim Rogers

Jim had a career in mental health nursing for eleven years before moving into the voluntary sector for several years. He taught adults in further and adult education for a number of years before moving into higher education. Jim has taught at the university since 2000, on a variety of health and social care programmes, largely those relating to social work. He has been co -ordinator for the first year of the social work degree and is currently programme leader for professional post graduate courses relating to mental health and mental capacity. In terms of research activity, Jim has undertaken systematic reviews in relation to complementary therapies, research in care homes, reviews of the role of social work in responding to gambling problems, and research with students in relation to digital literacies. In 2012 he co-authored a book, with Sue Watling from the University, Social Work in a Digital Society.

Department Responsibilities

Programme leader for post qualifying professional programmes for Approved Mental Health Professionals ( AMHP) and Best Interests Assesors ( BIA) Teaching responsibilities on a range of undergraduate and post graduate programmes in social work and health and social care. Member of school teaching and learning committee

Subject Specialism

Mental health, mental capacity, addictions, digital issues.


  • 2010 Msc Health Sciences Research ( York)
  • 2006 Postgraduate certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. ( Open University)
  • 2003 City and Guilds certificate in teaching adult learners
  • 1989 RMN ( Registered Mental Nurse)
  • 1986 BA Hons Combined Studies


External Examiner - Birmingham City University Editorial Board Member - Social Work and Social Sciences Review Reviewer - British Journal of Social Work             - Practice - Social Work in Action             - Journal of Groups in Addiction Recovery             - British Medical Journal OPEN Reviewer - NIHR ( National Institute for Health Research)             - Welsh Government

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Research in the Lincoln Repository