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Durham University

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Richard Wistow

Senior Strategic Planning Officer in the Strategic Planning Office
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 46886

Contact Richard Wistow (email at richard.wistow@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Richard is currently working on an ESRC study on domestic violence perpetrator programmes.  He joined the School in November 2001, initially working on a research project on employment support services for people with learning disabilities.  In 2003 Richard joined  the mapping team in SASS, working on a number of different exercise including adult mental health, child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), older people's mental health, child health and maternity services and children's services mapping. 

Richard has a BSc in Economic History, a Post Graduate Certificate in Social Science Research Methods and is currently undertaking a part time PhD into the fitness for purpose of CAMHS mapping.

Publications

Book reports
Barnes, D., Devanney, C., Uglebjerg, A. and Wistow, R. with Hartley, C. (2010) A profile of children’s health services, child and adolescent mental health services and maternity services in England 2008/09. Durham: Durham University.

Wistow, R. and Barnes, D. (2009). A prolife of child and adolescent mental health services in England 2007/8: findings from children’s services mapping. Durham University, School of Applied Social Sciences.

Barnes, D., Devanney, C., Parker, E. and Wistow, R. (2009) A prolife of children’s health services, child and adolescent mental health services and maternity services in England 2007/8. Durham University, School of Applied Social Sciences.

Barnes, D., Parker, E., Wistow, R. and Dean, R. with Thomson, C. (2007) A prolife of children’s health services, child and adolescent mental health services and maternity services in England 2007. Durham University, School of Applied Social Sciences.

Barnes, D., Wistow, R., and Dean, R., (2006) National Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Mapping Exercise 2005. Durham University, School of Applied Social Sciences.

Barnes, D., Wistow, R., Dean, R., Appleby, C., Glover, G., and Bradley, S. (2005) National Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Mapping Exercise 2004. Durham University, School of Applied Social Sciences.

Glover, G., Barnes, D., Dean, R., Hartley, C., and Wistow, R. (2004) National Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Mapping Exercise 2003. University of Durham, Centre for Public Mental Health

Glover, G., Barnes, D., Wistow, R., and Bradley, S. (2004). Mental Health Service Provision for Working Age Adults in England 2003 University of Durham, Centre for Public Mental Health

Schneider, J., and Wistow, R. (2004) Supported employment in the UK: A profile of providers and service users. University of Durham, Centre for Applied Social and Community Studies.

Chapters in books
Wolpert, M., Lavis, P., Wistow R., & Foster, B. (2006) Overview of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Policy and Service Provision in England. In: Baruch, G., Fonagy P., and Robins, D. Reaching the Hard to Reach. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Articles in refereed Journals
Wistow, R. (2007). Mapping the CAMHS workforce: 2003-2006. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice 2 (4): 30-39.

Wistow, R., & Schneider, J (2007). Employment support agencies in the UK: Current operation and future development needs. Health and Social Care in the Community 15(2): 128-135.

Wistow, R., & Schneider, J (2003). Users’ views on supported employment and social inclusion: a qualitative study of 30 people in work. British Journal of Learning Disabilities. 31 (4): 166-174.

Articles in professional journals
Wistow, R, and Foster B (2009), Child health mapping: CAMHS workforce. YoungMinds the Magazine 98

Wistow, R, and Foster B (2008), Child health mapping: Waiting times. YoungMinds the Magazine 97

Wolpert, M, Foster, B, and Wistow, R (2005), CAMHS in England 2005: a picture of progress? YoungMinds Magazine 78

Wolpert, M, Foster, B, and Wistow, R (2005), Building up the picture, YoungMinds Magazine 76

G Wistow and R.Wistow, ‘Vision Validated’, Community Care, 7 October 2004, pp44-45

Research Groups

Department of Sociology

Research Projects

Department of Sociology

Research Interests

  • Domestic violence perpetrator programmes
  • Mapping mental health services
  • Social Policy

Publications

Journal Article