Tamsin Waterhouse is a Teaching Fellow on the Post Qualifying Social Work programmes. She is also the Director of the (Advanced) Certificate in Mental Health and Deafness. She is a registered Social Worker, and joined the University in 2012.
- Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership and Management for Social Work, University of Birmingham (2012)
- Post Qualifying Higher Specialist Award in Leadership and Management, University of Birmingham (2012)
- Best Interest Assessor Training Programme, Wolverhampton University (2009)
- Post Qualifying Award in Social Work, GSCC (2004)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work Education, Wolverhampton University (2001)
- Practice Teaching Award, CCETSW (2001)
- Mental Health Social Worker Award, CCETSW (1997)
- Masters in Social Work, Keele University (1995)
- Diploma in Social Work, Keele University (1994)
- BA (Hons) Geography, Leeds University (1990)
Tamsin qualified as a Social Worker in 1994. Since then she has worked in mental health and training. She has practiced as a Senior Social Worker, an Approved Social Worker (more latterly an Approved Mental Health Professional), a Practice Teacher and a Best Interest Assessor. Prior to starting work with the University she co-managed a Professional Development Unit, taking particular responsibility for the training and development of qualified Social Workers in adult services.
- Post Qualifying Award in Specialist Social Work with Adults
- (Advanced) Certificate in Mental Health and Deafness
- Postgraduate Diploma Post-Qualifying Award in Higher Specialist (Social) Work in Mental Health Services
Tamsin is a Mental Health Act Commissioner with the Care Quality Commission.
Tamsin also works independently as a Best Interest Assessor.
Waterhouse, T, Murr, A and McLagan, S (2011) 'From Practitioner to Practice Educator; What supports and what hinders the development of confidence in teaching and assessing student social workers' in Practice, Vol 23, pp95-110.