Dr Jo Finch


NameDr Jo Finch
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7813-0046
Job titleReader
Email addressj.finch@uel.ac.uk
Research instituteSchool of Education & Communities

Research outputs

Emotions and the Importance of Personality in Development

Finch, J. 2020. Emotions and the Importance of Personality in Development. in: Parker, J. and Ashencean Crabtree, S. (ed.) Human Growth and Development in Children and Young People: Theoretical and practice perspectives Policy Press.

Pressure Drop: Securitising and De-Securitising Safeguarding

McKendrick, D. and Finch, J. 2020. Pressure Drop: Securitising and De-Securitising Safeguarding. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work . 32 (1), p. 61–72.

Looking after yourself as a social worker

Finch, J. 2020. Looking after yourself as a social worker. in: Parker, J. (ed.) Introducing Social Work SAGE Publications. pp. 172-182

The history and context of contemporary social work (including global social work)

Finch, J. and Parker, J. 2020. The history and context of contemporary social work (including global social work). in: Parker, J. (ed.) Introducing Social Work SAGE Publications. pp. 3-13

Social Work and Countering Violent Extremism in Sweden and the UK

Finch, J., Jönsson, J., Kamali, M. and McKendrick, D. 2019. Social Work and Countering Violent Extremism in Sweden and the UK. European Journal of Social Work.

Securitising Social Work: Counter Terrorism, Extremism, and Radicalisation

Finch, J. and McKendrick, David 2019. Securitising Social Work: Counter Terrorism, Extremism, and Radicalisation. in: Webb, Stephen A. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work Routledge.

PREVENT, Safeguarding and the Common-Sensing of Social Work in the UK

McKendrick, D. and Finch, J. 2019. PREVENT, Safeguarding and the Common-Sensing of Social Work in the UK. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work . 31 (2), pp. 18-28.

Share: A New Model for Social Work

Maclean, Siobhan, Finch, J. and Tedam, Prospera 2018. Share: A New Model for Social Work. Kirwin Maclean Associates Limited.

‘Downpressor Man’: securitisation, safeguarding and social work

McKendrick, David and Finch, J. 2017. ‘Downpressor Man’: securitisation, safeguarding and social work. Critical and Radical Social Work. 5 (3), pp. 287-300.

Supporting Struggling Students on Placement: A Practical Guide

Finch, J. 2017. Supporting Struggling Students on Placement: A Practical Guide. Policy Press.

"Yellow Star"

Finch, J. 2017. "Yellow Star". in: Doel, Mark (ed.) Social Work in 42 Objects (and More) Kirwin Maclean Associates Limited.

Evaluation of Counselling Partnership’s ‘Survivors of Suicide’ service to inform future provision and commissioning

Briggs, S., Farah, F., Opaluwa-Hamblin, L. and Finch, J. 2017. Evaluation of Counselling Partnership’s ‘Survivors of Suicide’ service to inform future provision and commissioning. East Sussex County Council (ESCC).

Evaluation of Grassroots training programme to inform future provision and commissioning

Briggs, S., Farah, F., Opaluwa-Hamblin, L. and Finch, J. 2017. Evaluation of Grassroots training programme to inform future provision and commissioning. East Sussex County Council (ESCC).

“…It’s Just Very Hard To Fail A Student…” Decision-Making And Defences Against Anxiety – An Ethnographic And Practice-Near Study Of Practice Assessment Panels

Finch, J. 2016. “…It’s Just Very Hard To Fail A Student…” Decision-Making And Defences Against Anxiety – An Ethnographic And Practice-Near Study Of Practice Assessment Panels. Journal of Social Work Practice. 31 (1), pp. 51-65.

Italian and English Practice Educators Experiences of Working with Struggling or Failing Students in Practice Placements

Finch, J. and Poletti, Alberto 2016. Italian and English Practice Educators Experiences of Working with Struggling or Failing Students in Practice Placements. in: Taylor, Imogen, Bogo, Marion, Lefevre, Michelle and Teater, Barbra (ed.) Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education Routledge.

Evaluation of a non-statutory ‘Place of Calm’, a service which provides support after a suicidal crisis to inform future commissioning intentions

Briggs, S., Finch, J. and Firth, R. 2016. Evaluation of a non-statutory ‘Place of Calm’, a service which provides support after a suicidal crisis to inform future commissioning intentions. Cass School of Education and Communities, University of East London.

‘Under Heavy Manners?’: Social Work, Radicalisation, Troubled Families and Non-Linear War

McKendrick, David and Finch, J. 2016. ‘Under Heavy Manners?’: Social Work, Radicalisation, Troubled Families and Non-Linear War. British Journal of Social Work.

Projective Identification as an Unconscious Defence: Social Work, Practice Education and the Fear of Failure

Finch, J. and Schaub, Jason 2014. Projective Identification as an Unconscious Defence: Social Work, Practice Education and the Fear of Failure. in: Armstrong, David and Rustin, Michael (ed.) Social Defences against Anxiety: Explorations in the Paradigm Karnac.

‘Running with the Fox and Hunting with the Hounds’: Social Work Tutors' Experiences of Managing Failing Social Work Students in Practice Learning Settings

Finch, J. 2014. ‘Running with the Fox and Hunting with the Hounds’: Social Work Tutors' Experiences of Managing Failing Social Work Students in Practice Learning Settings. British Journal of Social Work. 45 (7), pp. 2124-2141.

A critical exploration of practice assessment panels: participation, power, emotion and decision making in relation to failing social work students

Finch, J. 2014. A critical exploration of practice assessment panels: participation, power, emotion and decision making in relation to failing social work students. The Higher Education Academy.

A critical exploration of practice assessment panels: participation, power, emotion and decision making in relation to failing social work students

Finch, J. 2014. A critical exploration of practice assessment panels: participation, power, emotion and decision making in relation to failing social work students. Higher Education Academy.

Projective Identification and the Fear of Failing: Making Sense of Practice Educators' Experiences of Failing Social Work Students in Practice Learning Settings

Finch, J., Schaub, Jason and Dalrymple, Roger 2013. Projective Identification and the Fear of Failing: Making Sense of Practice Educators' Experiences of Failing Social Work Students in Practice Learning Settings. Journal of Social Work Practice. 28 (2), pp. 139-154.

‘It's been hell.’ Italian and British practice educators’ narratives of working with struggling or failing social work students in practice learning settings

Finch, J. and Poletti, Alberto 2013. ‘It's been hell.’ Italian and British practice educators’ narratives of working with struggling or failing social work students in practice learning settings. European Journal of Social Work. 17 (1), pp. 135-150.

Failure to Fail? Practice Educators' Emotional Experiences of Assessing Failing Social Work Students

Finch, J. and Taylor, Imogen 2012. Failure to Fail? Practice Educators' Emotional Experiences of Assessing Failing Social Work Students. Social Work Education. 32 (2), pp. 244-258.

Communities and Widening Participation in Higher Education in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Finch, J. 2009. Communities and Widening Participation in Higher Education in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. Continuum: University of East London. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.5113.9602

The Needs and Expectations of Higher Education Learners in a Further Education College

Finch, J. 2006. The Needs and Expectations of Higher Education Learners in a Further Education College. Havering College.
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