Mrs Sharon Soper

Mrs Sharon Soper

Lecturer in Social Work

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


Practice Educator/lecturer/practitioner


B.A. Psychology (Honours)
Post graduate Dip Social work C.Q.S.W.
Post Graduate Diploma In Family and Marital Therapy
Practice Teacher Award

Professional membership

Health Care Professionals Council
Assocciation of Family Therapists
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists

Teaching interests

Child Abuse and working therapeutically with families
Personal and Professional Cultural Capability
Child mental health and Black and Minority children
Asylum Seekers and Refugees(Children and families)
Race Equality ,Human Rights and Social justice

Digital Wellbeing and Social Media
Systems and Family Therapy

Research interests

Child mental health and Black and minority children
Asylum Seekers and refugees(Children and families)
Race equality ,Human Rights and Social justice

Professional development and digital wellbeing

Other research

CEPPL research Fellow
Fellow Plymouth University

Journal of Social Work Education 'Service User involvement in BSC(Hons) degree in Social Work (2004) Context Magazine for Family Therapists. Journeying with hope; Group work with Asylum an and Refugee Children' (August 2008) Practice Placements in Social Work. Edited by Avril Bellinger and Deidre Ford (2016) chapter 4 'Do I need to be white to pass this course?'