Current publications and conference papers with oral presentations


Amas, D. (2012). We all love playing in the sand! Using sand play therapy in critical reflection with students in practice placement. The Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning, 7(2), 6-24.

Anghel, R., Hicks, J., and Amas, D., 2009. Self-Awareness and Personal Development in Social Work Education – A Pilot Programme of Experiential Workshops. Networks (pp30-39)

Book Chapter:

Amas, D., Hicks, J., and Anghel, R., 2012. Mirror Mirror: Critical Reflection and “Self” through creative mediums social work education and practice in McIntoch, P., and Warren, D., (eds) 'Creativity in the Classroom: Case Studies in Using the Arts in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.' (Peer Reviewed publication)

Conference presentations:

Amas, D., 2014. An exploration of self-awareness in social work education. Research Conference Anglia Ruskin University 2nd June 2014

Amas, D. (2010) Nurturing Identity and Resilience in children looked after by the state: Developing robust models of Life Story Work and Later Life Work to support transitions from care to adulthood. Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development: The Agenda

Anghel, R., Amas, D., and Hicks, J., 2010. (Re)Integrating ‘Self’ in Social Work Education through Experiential Learning and Reflection. 4th Annual Social Work Continuing Professional Development Conference. Integrated Practice. Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London