Dr Josie Phillips
Assistant Professor (Teaching)
|Assistant Professor (Teaching) in the Department of Sociology|
|College Mentor of St Mary's College|
Field of Study
A new therapeutic intervention programme for children who have experienced sexual abuse: therapist and child interactions and their outcomes.
Josie obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology in the USA where she was born. She has a social work qualification, a post-qualifying award, and an MSc in Child Forensic Studies from Leeds University. She has worked as a Social Worker and Training Officer for Local Authority Children’s Services and the NSPCC.
- Services for children and families
- Hackett, Simon, Darling, Andrea J., Balfe, Myles, Masson, Helen & Phillips, Josie (2022). Life course outcomes and developmental pathways for children and young people with harmful sexual behaviour. Journal of Sexual Aggression 1.
- O'Brien, Kate, King, Hannah, Phillips, Josie & Dalton, Phoenix and Kath (members of the Durham University Inside-Out Collective) (2022). ‘Education as the practice of freedom?’ – prison education and the pandemic. Educational Review 74(3): 685-703.
- Masson, H., Hackett, S., Phillips, J. & Balfe, M. (2014). Looking back on the long-term fostering and adoption of children with harmful sexual behaviours: carers’ reflections on their experiences. British Journal of Social Work 44(8): 2200-2217.
Postgraduate Research Student
Miss Vanessa Bradbury