Claire Marsden

Claire Marsden BA Hons, PG Dip, PGCE, FHEA

Senior Lecturer In Community and Youth Work


I am based in the Department for Social Work, Social Care and Community Studies. I am also the Department Lead for Interprofessional Education.


I began working with young people in 1996 and have worked for Local Authorities, Voluntary Sector, the NHS and as a consultant with The Department for Education. I become a Senior Lecturer in 2004 and began working at Sheffield Hallam in 2006. I am committed to providing a supportive and inspiring learning experience, where learning, teaching and assessment are equally enjoyable and fulfilling for our students.

Specialist areas of interest

Interprofessional Education, communication and intervention skills, research methods.



Communication, Intervention and Groupwork Skills
Skills for Learning and Development 1
Skills for Learning and Development 2
Interprofessional Education


2004, Greater Merseyside Youth Curriculum Framework, Liverpool City Council, Sefton Council, Halton Borough Council, Knowsley MBC , St Helens Council, Wirral MBC

2004, Monitoring Personal and Social Development for Young People in Connexions. Department for Education and Skills (DfES)

2004, Developing Strategies for the Active Involvement of Young People in Connexions. DfES

2003, Measuring the Impact of the Active Involvement of Young People in Connexions. DfES

2003, Skills Development for Adults and Young People in Active Involvement. DfES

Lawlor, D, Marsden C, Sanderson J, Symmonds D, (1999), Rapid participatory appraisal of young people's sexual health needs: an evaluation of metaplanning. Health Education Journal. 58 228-238

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