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Kevin Stone

Associate Professor, Social Work


Kevin dot Stone at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0)2476 174150
Room WCE0.18, Centre for Lifelong Learning, Westwood Campus

Dr Kevin Stone is an Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of Social Work here at the University of Warwick.

He has worked within health and social care for nearly 30 years. During this time, he has worked in both voluntary and statutory mental health agencies. He has worked as an academic in social work education for several universities leading social work and law programmes (pre-registration and continuing professional practice), managing academic teams and developing academic programmes. Kevin is a registered social worker and remains in practice on a very part-time basis as an Approved Mental Health Professional, and also sits as a Justice of the Peace in the southwest of England. He was an Approved Social Worker (ASW), converting to become an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) when the former role was abolished, working as a mental health team manager and later as an emergency duty team officer. Kevin has published widely in the field of mental health law (domestic and international), focusing on the socio-legal impact of mental health legislation on families and carers, as well as considering mental health social work practice across Europe. He teaches law, social policy and mental health practice to undergraduate and Master’s students and supervises doctoral students. Kevin is also registrant EQA inspector and associate for Social Work England.