Mary Shannon

Mary Shannon

Senior Lecturer

Phone: 0113 283 7695

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Mary Shannon - Practice experience in Children & Families, Social Work and  Masters in Family Support Studies

Practice experience in a number of areas including the Children and Families field (Statutory services in the UK and Ireland). A specific qualification in Family Support and have undertaken small scale studies in this area leading to publication outputs.

Consultancy Roles:

  • Provision of ASYE Assessors training courses (Kent County Council/Medway Council)
  • Consultancy work and training with Croydon Safeguarding Children¿s Board


Journal Reviewer 'Social Work Education' (United Kingdom, June 2015).

Journal Reviewer 'British Journal of Social Work' (United Kingdom, January 2016)

Reviewer for 'European Social Work Research Association, (January 2015)

Other Research Activity

  • Evaluation of Salford Integrated Prevention Hub. Shannon, M,Brown P, Martin P & Long T (United Kingdom, May 2016). Funded:£15k; Lead Researcher
  • Shannon M, (2017) 'Signs of Safety in Salford Review: An evaluation for Salford City Council', In-house report for Salford City Council Service Manager - Child Protection. Unfunded; Project supervisor
  • 'No Second Night Out Salford and Gate Buddie's An evaluation for Riverside ECHG (United Kingdom, February 2015). Funded £6k; Research Assistant

Key research interests are in family support, children and families services, resilience, social support and social policy more broadly.