Bio

Biography

Professor Tim Kelly is Dean of the School of Education and Social Work and Professor of Social Work.

Since moving to Scotland from the United States in 2003, he has continued his research into and writing about the care of older people in health and social care settings, supporting carers and groupwork practice. Improving professional social work education has also featured in his work. Previous academic experience includes teaching, research, and administration in Scotland and in the United States.

Tim has been the Secretary and Vice-President of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups and was co-editor of the journal Groupwork for 6 years.

His practice experience includes working in older people's services in community mental health, community health, court ordered substance abuse treatment, and a geriatric hospital.

He is currently the co-chair of the LGBT+ Staff Network and is a member of the University's Athena Swan Steering Group

Publications

Multiple and Multidimensional life transitions in the context of life-limiting health conditions : Longitudinal study focussing on perspectives of Young Adults, Families and Professionals
3/2019, BMC Palliative Care
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

'Risk is King and Need to take a Backseat!' Can Social Workers' Experiences of Moral Injury Strengthen Practice?
9/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Book Anthology > Chapter (peer-reviewed)

What happens for informal caregivers during transition to increased levels of care for the person with dementia? A systematic review protocol
6/2018, Systematic Reviews
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

‘Risk is King and Needs to take a Backseat!’ Can social workers’ experiences of moral injury strengthen practice?
10/2017, Journal of Social Work Practice
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Information-sharing with respite care services for older adults : a qualitative exploration of carers’ experiences
7/2017, Health and Social Care in the Community
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Sliding doors : Did drama-based inter-professional education improve the tensions round person-centred nursing and social care delivery for people with dementia: A mixed method exploratory study
4/2017, Nurse Education Today
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

The significance of bodily impairments in place and wellbeing relationships – insights from a qualitative study of older people living in Scotland
7/2016
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

Moving residence to secure valued capabilities: : insights from a qualitative study of relationships between place & wellbeing among older people living in Scotland
9/2015
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

A qualitative exploration of carers’ experiences of information sharing and knowledge exchange with respite care services for older adults
4/2015
Research Output: Book Anthology > Commissioned report

School-based child sexual abuse prevention programs : moving toward resiliency-informed evaluation
1/2015, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

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Press

Interview: Older Adults Avoid Hearing Aids

Timothy B. Kelly

22/05/13

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research



Moffat Project - Preventing Crisis for Carers

Tim Kelly

21/02/11

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research



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Activities

Grant Reviewer Carnegie Trust

Tim Kelly (Member)
20162018

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Activity Type: Other Activity

Research Programme Grant Reviewer

Timothy B. Kelly (Contributor)
2015

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Activity Type: Other Activity

Groupwork (Journal)

Timothy B. Kelly (Editor)
2010

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Activity Type: Editorial Work

Social Work with Groups (Journal)

Timothy B. Kelly (Editorial board member)
2007

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Activity Type: Editorial Work

27th Annual International Symposium on Social Work with Groups

Timothy B. Kelly (Participant)
2 Oct 2005

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Activity Type: Attendance

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