Faith Gibson

Faith Gibson

faithgibson@talktalk.net

Emeritus Professor, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK

 

AFFILIATIONS:

  • International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review (IIRLR)

EDUCATION:

  • M.A., School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
  • Bachelor of Education (first class honors), University of Queensland
  • Diploma in Education, University of Sydney
  • Diploma in Social Studies, University of Sydney
  • B.A., University of Sydney

AWARDS:

  • Northern Ireland Association of Social Workers Lifetime Achievement Award UK
  • Honorary President, Reminiscence Network Northern Ireland UK
  • Dementia Care Award, University of Stirling, UK
  • Millennium Medal, British Association of Geriatrics UK 2000
  • Emeritus Professor of Social Work, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland UK
  • OBE for services to social work and social work education
  • Tuition grant, University of Chicago
  • International grant, American Association of University Women
  • Fulbright travel grant

DISCIPLINE:

  • Social Work in child care, child guidance and mental health
  • Higher Education

HISTORY:

  • Over 55 years in the fields of social work and higher education

PRACTICE:

  • Social Work in child care, child guidance and mental health
  • Higher Education – social work

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Teaching, writing and research in reminiscence, life review and life story work information technology use by older people and various aspects of dementia care and service provision.  Has a special interest in using the past and memories about the past as a means of communication to enrich the lives of people with dementia and others in the present.

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Complete List of Faith’s publications since 1996

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