Dr Louise Grant
Dr Louise Grant is a registered social worker, whose academic research focuses on improving the working conditions of social workers and others in the helping professions. She has written extensively with Professor Gail Kinman on the organisational and individual resilience of social workers, and has worked on developing systems in practice which help professionals to thrive. Louise’s recent work focuses on developing and evaluating strategies to enhance the personal resources underpinning emotional resilience at an individual level, developing organisational resilience, and designing a competency framework to help social work, social care and health leaders and managers to support resilience and wellbeing in their workforce. Louise has also recently co-authored a rapid evidence review for the Department of Education, identifying the knowledge and skills required for effective child and family social work. Prior to joining the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, Louise worked at the University of Bedfordshire.