Brid Featherstone is Professor of Social Work at the University of Huddersfield (England) and Associate Director of the Just Futures Centre, a centre of excellence for research that seeks to address contemporary social problems affecting children, young people, families, and communities. She worked in the field of social work from 1982-1992 and has since been involved in social work education and research at several universities. Professor Featherstone is internationally recognized in the areas of gender, fathers, and child protection and an awarded researcher. The book Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families (2014), of which she is a co-author, has been highly influential and led to invitations to speak and advise on reforming child protection nationally and internationally, and the article “A marriage made in hell: Early intervention meets child protection”, also of which she is co-author, won the Kay McDougall prize for article of the year in 2015. https://pure.hud.ac.uk/en/persons/brid-featherstone
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