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Kirsty joined the Department of Occupational Therapy as a lecturer in September 2014.  She gained her BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy degree from Oxford Brookes University, UK in 1994 and completed a Masters degree from the University of Manchester in 2001.  Kirsty has worked as an occupational therapist for several years within adult mental health both in a forensic mental health a community mental health care setting before joining the University of Salford in 2002 as a lecturer on the BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy and MSc Advanced Occupational Therapy programmes.  Kirsty currently teaches on the MOTPrac program and her role includes coordinating the participatory community project placements. 

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Post Graduate Certificate Academic Practice, University of Salford, UK

Award Date: 10 Oct 2012

MSc Family and Individual Cognitive behavioural Therapy of Psychosis, Duration of untreated psychosis , University of Manchester

Award Date: 1 May 2001

Research area keywords

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Education research
  • Work integrated learning

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