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Professional boundaries

Lead investigators Mark Doel, Peter Allmark, Paul Conway, Professor Malcolm Cowburn, Dr Margaret Flynn, Pete Nelson, Angela Tod
Funded by General Social Care Council - As of 1 August 2012 the regulation of the social work profession and education has transferred to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Amount £30,000
Dates 2009


To explore how social workers access guidance to professional boundary issues and what guidance there is for social workers in the United Kingdom.

Project team

Dr Peter Allmark - Principal Research Fellow, PhD, RN
Pete Nelson - Principal Lecturer, BA, MA, CQSW, CTLHE, registered social worker
Professor Mark Doel - Emeritus Professor of Social Work - PhD, MA (Oxon), CQSW, Dip Applied Social Studies


Health and Care Professions Council 

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