Timothy Armstrong

Armstrong, Timothy

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Personal profile

Research

Research Interests

  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Characteristics of Successful Foster Families
  • Adoption and Permanent Foster Care Disruption
  • Looked After Children

Publications

  1. ADSW, 2014, Navigating Ethical Approval and Access in Social Care Research [online] Available at: Navigating-ethics-2014.pdf (scopt.co.uk)
  2. Armstrong, T. (2018) Navigating the Social Work Maze [online] Available at: https://www.lgiuscotland.org.uk/briefings/
  3. Armstrong, T. (2018) Navigating the Social Work Maze – Children’s Services [online] Available at: https://www.lgiuscotland.org.uk/briefings/
  4. Armstrong, T. (2018) Navigating the maze of adult social work services assessment planning and-commissioning of community care services [online] Available at: https://www.lgiuscotland.org.uk/briefings/
  5. Armstrong, T. (2019) Navigating the Social Work Maze – Community Care Services [online] Available at: https://www.lgiuscotland.org.uk/briefings/
  6. Armstrong, T. (2019) Navigating the Social Work Maze – Criminal Justice Services [online] Available at: https://www.lgiuscotland.org.uk/briefings/
  7. Jacobs, P., Mearns, K., Grant, M., Armstrong, T., (2022) The Disruption of Adoption and Permanent Foster Placements: A Scottish Perspective, Adoption and Fostering Alliance, Edinburgh
  8. Jacobs, P., Mearns, K., Grant, M., Armstrong, T., (2022) The Disruption of Adoption and Permanent Foster Placements: A Scottish Perspective - Practice Briefing 1: The Study, Adoption and Fostering Alliance, Edinburgh
  9. Armstrong, T. and Grant, M., (2022) The Disruption of Adoption and Permanent Foster Placements: A Scottish Perspective - Practice Briefing 2: Key Themes in the Disruption of Permanent Fostering and Adoption Placements, Adoption and Fostering Alliance, Edinburgh
  10. Armstrong, T. and Grant, M., (2022) The Disruption of Adoption and Permanent Foster Placements: A Scottish Perspective - Practice Briefing 3: Key Messages for the Child’s Journey, Matching, Introductions and Pre and Post Disruption Placement Support, Adoption and Fostering Alliance, Edinburgh
  11. Armstrong, T. and Grant, M., (2022) The Disruption of Adoption and Permanent Foster Placements: A Scottish Perspective - Practice Briefing 4: Key Messages for Conducting Disruption Reviews, Adoption and Fostering Alliance, Edinburgh
  12. Armstrong, T. and Grant, M., (2022) The Disruption of Adoption and Permanent Foster Placements: A Scottish Perspective - Practice Briefing 5: Key Messages for Future Research, Adoption and Fostering Alliance, Edinburgh

 

Teaching

Academic Leadership Roles

  • Academic Lead of Social Work Programmes
  • Practice Learning Convener
  • Admission Convener

Module Lead Roles

Postgraduate

  • Leaderships, Change and Organisational development
  • Enhanced Professional Practice
  • Professional Practice

Undergraduate

  • Assessing Human Behaviour
  • Practice Learning

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Award Date: 1 Jun 2017

Master of Business Administration, University of Stirling

Oct 2003Jun 2006

Award Date: 30 Jun 2006

Master in Science, University of Aberdeen

Oct 1993Jul 1996

Award Date: 1 Jul 1996

Master in Science, University of Aberdeen

Oct 1990Jul 1992

Award Date: 1 Jul 1992

Bachelor of Applied Science, Heriot-Watt University

Oct 1983Jul 1987

Award Date: 1 Jul 1987

External positions

FHEA Fellow Higher Education Academy, PR225022

22 Jul 2021 → …

Board of Directors, Aberlour Childcare Trust

1 Nov 2017 → …

Associate Writer

1 Oct 2017 → …

Associate Member

5 Dec 2016 → …

Chief Social Work Officer

1 Nov 20135 Dec 2016

Registered Social Worker, Scottish Social Services Council

11 Jul 2001 → …

Keywords

  • HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform