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Personal profile


  • 2014 to present : Professor of Social Work
  • 2007 to 2014: Professor of Applied Childhood Studies and Director of the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
  • 2001 to 2007: The University of The West Indies (various roles - Lecturer in Social Work, Coordinator of Postgraduate SW Studies, Acting Head of Department
  • 2005-2006: Head of Department of Health and Social Care, Royal Holloway College, The University of London
  • 1995-2001: Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 1989-1995: Social Work Consultant, National Institute for Social Work (later became SCIE - Social Care Institute for Excellence)
  • 1979-1989: Professional Social Worker, Salford and Manchester Social Services Departments

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Social Work
  • Children's Rights
  • Trafficking
  • Child Asylum Seekers
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

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Projects 2010 2021

Ni3: None in Three

Jones, A., Ma, M. E., Trotman Jemmott, E., Da Breo, H., Gibbs, G., Boduszek, D., Debowska, A., Tannis, D., Rose, L. R., Joseph, D., Kirkman, G., Buckmire, T. & Smith, D.


Project: Research

Research Output 2001 2019

4 Citations (Scopus)

Is female psychopathy linked with child abuse? An empirical investigation using a person-centered approach

Boduszek, D., Debowska, A., Willmott, D., Jones, A., DeLisi, M. & Kirkman, G., 18 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. 28, 6, p. 708-725 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Abuse
Sex Offenses
Antisocial Personality Disorder
1 Citation (Scopus)

Prosocial video game as an intimate partner violence prevention tool among youth: A randomised controlled trial

Boduszek, D., Debowska, A., Jones, A., Ma, M., Smith, D., Willmott, D., Trotman-Jemmott, E., Da Breo, H. & Kirkman, G., 1 Apr 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 93, p. 260-266 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Video Games
Randomized Controlled Trials
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
cooperative behavior
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Profiles and behavioral consequences of child abuse among adolescent girls and boys from Barbados and Grenada

Debowska, A., Boduszek, D., Sherretts, N., Willmott, D. & Jones, A., 1 May 2018, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 79, p. 245-258 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Abuse

Press / Media

Report: Video Games can Actually Reduce Violence as Well as Cause It

Adele Jones, Daniel Boduszek & Gill Kirkman


1 item of Media coverage, 1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

£4.5 million 'domestic violence prevention computer game' chosen to feature at London Design Fair

Adele Jones & Daniel Boduszek


2 items of Media coverage, 1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

UTech research to address gender-based violence

Adele Jones


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Other