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Dr Sharif Haider

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Externally funded projects

Developing and evaluating 3D VR simulation for qualified social workers Extension 1
RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Lead09 Jan 202031 Dec 2020Central Bedfordshire Council

To develop and evaluate 3D simulation for qualified social workers. This project is going to engage young people from Care at the Central Bedfordshire Council to ascertain their views about the development of risk assessment and management simulation games. Their engagement will enable evaluation of the product developed and also support development of the next phase of the product. Furthermore, children social workers from the Central Bedfordshire will be involved to learn about the simulation games and evaluate the product. Their testimonials will be pivotal to commercialise the simulation games. This is an extension of an 18/19 HEIF funded project, and AMS 1243931

Social Work Health Check
RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Lead26 Jun 201931 Mar 2020Middlesbrough Council

To explore social workers’ health and well-being at Middlesbrough. This will be achieved by collecting data from social workers at Middlesbrough Council on the following areas: Supervision Performance Communication CPD Well-being Case management Workload management In order to collect data, PI will administer questionnaires (90 social workers) and carry out a focus group discussions (10 social workers). Analyse both qualitative and quantitative data, write a report and present the report to the senior managers.


The Role of First-Line Managers in a Pandemic in Reducing the Spread of Infections and Promoting the Health and Well-Being of Rohingya Refugees (2024)
Alam, Fakhrul and Haider, Sharif
Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance ((Early Access))

Attitude and readiness of utilizing virtual reality simulations in interprofessional education to facilitate prompt and safe hospital discharges in England (2024)
Haider, Sharif; Flynn, Ann and Simpson, J. E.
Social Work Education ((early access))

The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Interventions on Couples in Later Life. A Mixed Methods Systematic Review (2023)
Pacini, Adele; Vseteckova, Jitka and Haider, Sharif
Clinical Gerontologist, 46(3) (pp. 315-329)

Development of a virtual reality simulation for practitioners (2023)
Simpson, J. E.; Haider, S. and Giddings, L.
Social Work Education; The International Journal ([Early Access])

‘Horses for courses’: Conflict management in Social Work (2018-02)
Haider, Sharif

Taking advantage of dissonance: a CPD framework (2017)
Simpson, Jennifer Evyonne; Bardsley, Janet; Haider, Sharif; Bayley, Kenneth; Brown, Gill; Harrington-Vail, Amanda and Dale-Emberton, Ann
Journal of Children's Services, 12(1) (pp. 1-15)

Addressing the needs of the children’s integrated workforce: A method for developing collaborative practice through joint learning (2016-11-01)
Harrington-Vail, Amanda; Simpson, Jenny; Haider, Sharif; Bardsley, Janet; Brown, Gill; Bayley, Kenneth and Dale-Emberton, Ann
Journal of Playwork Practice, 3(2) (pp. 107-124)

Developing a CPD Framework in a time of organisational cultural conflict (2016-04-30)
Simpson, J.; Bayley, K.; Haider, S.; Bardsley, J.; Brown, G.; Dale-Emberton, A. and Harrington-Vail, A.
Organisational Studies and Innovation Review, 2(2) (pp. 64-70)

Interagency safeguarding adults training for protection and prevention (2013)
Domac, Sezer and Haider, Sharif
Journal of interprofessional care, 27(6) (pp. 520-522)

Sensitive Research in Social Work (2022-02)
Haider, Sharif
ISBN : ISBN: 978-3-030-85009-8 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

Teaching risk assessment and management skills to social care students using virtual reality simulations (2024-04-09)
Haider, Sharif
In: Baikady, Rajendra and Przeperski, Jarosław eds. The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Teaching. Routledge International Handbooks (pp. 152-172)
ISBN : 9781032727622 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon, Oxon

Exploring opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence in social work education (2024-04-09)
Haider, Sharif
In: Baikady, Rajendra and Przeperski, Jarosław eds. The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Teaching. Routledge International Handbooks (pp. 46-62)
ISBN : 9781032727622 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : Abingdon, Oxon

The Impact of Terrorism Policies on Health and Social Care Practitioners in the UK (2023-04-12)
Haider, Sharif
In: Baikady, Rajendra; Sajid, S. M.; Przeperski, Jaroslaw; Nadesan, Varoshini; Islam, M. Rezaul and Gao, Jianguo eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Global Social Problems
ISBN : 978-3-03-068127-2 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

Embedding and Evaluating Virtual Reality Sepsis Simulations into Online and Distance Learning across Multiple Healthcare Professions (2024)
Coughlan, Tim; Kubiak, Christopher; Haider, Sharif; Almond, Esther and Wild, Fridolin
In : 10th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (10-13 Jun 2024, Glasgow, Scotland)

Equality and Human Rights (2020)
Haider, Sharif
In : Future of Care (3 Mar 2020, London)

‘How hard can it be’ - managing conflict in an interprofessional discharge team in England (2017-11-27)
Haider, Sharif
In : MIRDEC-6th, International Academic Conference on Social Sciences (Global Meeting of Social Science Community) Social Sciences, Multidisciplinary, Economics, Business and Finance Studies, 27-29 November 2017, Lisbon, Portugal. (27-29 Nov 2017, Lisbon, Portugal)

Taking advantage of dissonance: the development of a CPD model for a children’s integrated service (2016-07-31)
Simpson, Jenny; Marsh, Glynis; Haider, Sharif; Bardsley, Janet; Bayley, Kenneth; Brown, Gill; Harrington-Vail, Amanda and Dale-Emberton, Ann
In : European Business and Management Conference (7-10 Jul 2016, Brighton, England)

Developing a CPD Framework in a time of organizational cultural conflict (2016-04-15)
Simpson, Jenny; Bardsley, Janet; Bayley, Kenneth; Haider, Sharif; Brown, Gill; Dale-Emberton, Ann and Harrington-Vail, Amanda
In : MBAcademy International Business Conference (15-17 Apr 2016, Brunel University, London)

Developing a model of CPD for a children’s integrated workforce (2015-11)
Simpson, Jenny; Bardsley, Janet; Bayley, Kenneth and Haider, Sharif
In : National Children and Adult Services Conference (14-16 Oct 2015, Bournemouth)

Gathering perspectives on CPD (2015-07-17)
Simpson, Jenny; Haider, Sharif; Bardsley, Janet and Bayley, Kenneth
In : JSWEC 2015 (15-17 Jul 2015, Open University, Milton Keynes)

Simulation: informing and enhancing curriculum in Health, Wellbeing and Social Care (2021-10)
Turner, Wendy; Hallawell, Bob and Haider, Sharif
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

Despite the importance of giving advice in social work, we rarely talk about this skill (2019-04-16)
Haider, Sharif
Community Care

Critical Reflection in Online Forums: techniques and tips for tutors (2015-06)
Haider, Sharif
The Open University