Rosslyn Dray

Rosslyn Dray

  • Senior Lecturer In Social Work
  • Bournemouth Gateway Building BG501, St Pauls Lane, Bournemouth, BH8 8GP
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Registration held with Social Work England

Journal Articles


  • Dray, R., lake, S. and mayall, H., 2023. Working with adults with mental health issues. Social Work Practice with Adults Learning from Lived Experience. SAGE.
  • Rooney, Z. and Dray, R., 2019. I was detained under the Mental Health Act. In: Hughes, M., ed. A Guide to Statutory Social Work Interventions The Lived Experience. Red Globe Press.

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Practice Learning - Final Substantive Placement (MA Social Work)

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Practice Learning - Final Substantive Placement
  • Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Safeguarding Adult Awareness (BA and MA) - placement preparation

Invited Lectures

  • Positive stories about social work, Glasgow, 15 Jun 2023 more
  • How to promote constructive feedback, Bournemouth, 08 Jun 2022 more
  • Learning by mistake?, Bournemouth (online), 11 May 2022 more

External Responsibilities

  • St Aldhelm's Orchestra, Trustee and safeguarding lead (2022-),
  • Practice Educator Learning Partnership, Representative and member (2018-)

Internal Responsibilities

  • Practice Lead for social work practice learning, Practice Learning Team

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Practice Educator Learning Partnership (19 Sep 2023)


  • Graduate Certificate in Practice Education in Practice Education (Social Work) (Bournemouth University, 2017)
  • MA in Advanced Mental Health Practice (Bournemouth University, 2015)
  • BA (Hons) in Social Work (Southampton Solent University, 2007)
  • Advanced Diploma Counselling & Psychotherapy in Counselling and Psychotherapy (CPCAB, 2002)
  • BA (Hons) in History (Southampton University, 1998)


  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) (Teach BU, 2021)


  • British Association of Social Workers (BASW), Member (2010-),
  • HCPC (formerly GSCC), Member (2007-),