michaela profile image 2019Dr Michaela Rogers

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

PhD, MA, PgCAP, BA (Hons), FHEA

m.rogers@sheffield.ac.uk

Telephone: 0114 222 6461 (external), 26461 (internal)

Room: Elmfield, G44

Profile

Michaela joined the Department of Sociological Studies in January 2019 as a Senior Lecturer in Social Work. Prior to that Michaela was a Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Salford for five years having joined the School of Health & Society on completion of her PhD at the University of Sheffield in 2013. Before entering academia, Michaela enjoyed many years in social care and social work practice working in both the statutory and voluntary sectors. For the most part, Michaela’s career in practice was spent working in the field of domestic violence and abuse, but she also worked in child protection, foster care, community development and with homeless young people. Over the course of Michaela’s academic career, she has taught across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for social work and social policy as well as on the professional doctorate at Salford University. Since embarking on her academic career, Michaela has held a number of leadership roles including: Chair, Athena Swan Committee; School Lead, University’s Women in Research.

Research

Michaela’s research interests and publications are centred on several areas: interpersonal and gender-based violence and abuse; gender, trans and gender diversity; hidden and marginalised communities; multiple social exclusion; qualitative and narrative methods. Michaela has been involved in a number of research projects (both funded and unfunded). These are detailed below.

Date Sponsor Details
2019 The Pankhurst Trust (trading as Manchester Women’s Aid)

Improving referrals to IRIS from Practice Nursing Teams: an exploratory study. PI.

Awarded: £4,960

2019 Sheffield City Council

Scoping exercise and evidence review: Parental Conflict. PI.

Awarded: £12,889.

2019 Social Sense CIC

An evaluation of the Change Up LGBT Programme, PI.

Awarded: £3,000.

2018 ESRC

Ageing with Healthy Relationships, Festival of Social Science.

Award total: £1,000.

2018 The University of Salford Research Impact Fund

Older people & Domestic Abuse: A workshop for practitioners, PI. Run in collaboration with Manchester Women’s Aid.

Award total: £950.

2018 Social Sense CIC

An evaluation for the Change Up Programme, PI.

Award total: £5,300.

2017 - 2018 Incredible Education/Inspiring Communities Together

An evaluation of the Green & Growing Project, Co-I.

Award total: £2,200.

2017 Trafford Housing Trust

Independent Living Scheme Evaluation, PI

Award total: £8,866.

2017 NHS Manchester University Foundation Trust

CHAMP evaluation, PI.

Award total: £60,000.

2017 Manchester Women's Aid

An evaluation of the Sahara Project, PI.

Award total: £5,000.

2016 - 2018 Welsh Government

Post-Implementation Evaluation of the Part 2 Homelessness of the Housing Act, Co-I and Case Study Lead.

Award total: £98,000.

2015 - 2018 Vice-Chancellor's ECR Scholarship, the University of Salford

Older people and domestic abuse, PI.

Award total: £2,000.

2015 - 2017 Gardens Needs, Salford

An evaluation of the Mental Health Recovery Programme, Co-I

Award total: £31,000.

2015 Sandwell MBC

Children’s Workforce Development Training Programme,Co-I.

Awarded: £60,000.

Teaching/Supervision

Michaela teaches across the portfolio of social work modules and courses. In addition, Michaela supervises PhD students across a range of fields in social care and social work broadly and she is particularly interested in projects in the following areas: interpersonal violence and abuse across the lifecourse; gender-based violence; domestic abuse; gender, trans and gender diversity; marginalised communities; narrative and qualitative methods.

Michaela welcomes applications and enquiries.

Publications

Journal articles

Rogers, M., Ahmed, A., Madoc-Jones, I., Gibbons, A., Jones, K. & Wilding, M. (in press) Interrogating the prevention approach of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 for people with mental health needs who are homeless. Social Policy & Society.

Wilding, M., Madoc-Jones, I., Ahmed, A., Gibbons, A., Jones, K. & Rogers, M. (in press) Policy Transfer and Part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014. Social Policy & Society.

Jones, K., Ahmed, A., Madoc-Jones, I., Gibbons, A.R., Rogers, M. & Wilding, M. (in press) Working and homeless: exploring the interaction of housing and labour market insecurity. Social Policy & Society.

Gibbons, A.R., Madoc-Jones, I., Ahmed, A., Jones, K., Rogers, M. & Wilding, M. (in press) Rural Homelessness: Prevention Practices in Wales. Social Policy & Society.

Rogers, M. and Storey, J. (2019) Elder homicide: A systematic literature review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 48: 141-151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avb.2019.08.008

Rogers, M., Lovatt, G. and Rumley, T. (2018) The Change Up Project: Using social norming theory with young people to address domestic abuse and promote healthy relationships. The Journal of Family Violence.

Howarth, M., Rogers, M. Withnell, N. and McQuarrie, C. (2018) Growing Spaces: An Evaluation of the Mental Health recovery Programme using Mixed Methods. Journal of Research in Nursing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987118766207.

Rogers, M. (2017) The intersection of cisgenderism and hate crime: learning from trans people's narratives. The Journal of Family Strengths, 17(2). http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/jfs/vol17/iss2/5.

Byrom, B., Collier, E. and Rogers, M. (2017) Nurses Recognition of Domestic Violence and Abuse. The Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 6(6): 286-293.

Rogers, M. and Parkinson, K. (2017) Exploring approaches to child welfare in contexts of domestic violence and abuse: family group conferences. Child & Family Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12389.

Rogers, M. (2017) Challenging cisgenderism through trans people's narratives of domestic violence and abuse. Sexualities. DOI: 10.1177/1363460716681475.

Rogers, M. and Ahmed, A. (2017) Interrogating trans and sexual identities through the conceptual lens of translocational positionality. Sociological Research Online. 22(1). http://www.socresonline.org.uk/22/1/contents.html. [This paper was shortlisted for the Sage 2018 Prize for Excellence and Innovation]

Ahmed, A. and Rogers, M. (2016) Polly's story: Using structural narrative analysis to understand a trans migration journey. Qualitative Social Work. DOI:10.1177/1473325016664573.

Rogers, M. (2016) Transphobic ‘honour’-based abuse: a conceptual tool. Sociology. DOI: 10.1177/0038038515622907.

Rogers, M. (2016) Breaking down barriers: the potential for social care practice with trans survivors of domestic abuse. Health and Social Care in the Community, 24(1): 68-76.

Books

Rogers, M. and Allen, D. (2019) Applying Critical Thinking and Analysis in Social Work. London: Sage.

Rogers, M., Whitaker, D., Peach, P. and Edmondson, D. (2016) Developing Skills for Social Work Practice. London: Sage.

Ahmed, A. and Rogers, M. (eds) (2016) Working with Marginalised Groups. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book chapters

Rogers, M. (forthcoming) Domestic violence and abuse and hard-to-reach groups. In Ali, P. & McGarry, J. (eds) Domestic violence in health contexts: A guide for healthcare professions. Springer: Switzerland.

Rogers, M. (forthcoming) Clinical settings where domestic violence and abuse may be encountered. In Ali, P. & McGarry, J. (eds) Domestic violence in health contexts: A guide for healthcare professions. Springer: Switzerland.

Rogers, M. (forthcoming, 2019) Exploring trans men’s experiences of intimate partner violence through the lens of cisgenderism. In Gottzén, M. Bjørnholt & F. Boonzaier (eds) Men, masculinities and intimate partner violence. London: Routledge.

Rogers, M. and Taylor, R. (forthcoming, 2019) Overcoming barriers: exploring specialist interventions for supporting older women to escape domestic violence and abuse. In H. Bows (ed) Violence Against Older Women. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Murphy, M. and Rogers, M. (2018) Working with Adult-oriented Issues: Parental Substance Misuse, Mental Ill-health and Domestic Abuse. In J. Horwath and D. Platt (eds) The Child’s World (3rd edn), London: Jessica Kingsley.

Parkinson, K. and Rogers, M. (2018) Addressing domestic abuse through family group conferences. In D. Edwards and K. Parkinson (eds) Family group conferences in social work. Bristol: Polity Press.

Rogers, M. (2016) Trans and gender diversity: from policy to practice. In Ahmed, A. and Rogers, M. (eds) (2016) Working with Marginalised Groups. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rogers, M. (2016) Older Women and Domestic Violence and Abuse. In Ahmed, A. and Rogers, M. (eds) (2016) Working with Marginalised Groups. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ahmed, A. and Rogers, M. (2016) Diversity and Exclusion in Context. In Ahmed, A. and Rogers, M. (eds) Working with Marginalised Groups. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rogers, M. and Edmondson, D. (2013) ‘Using Supervision, Reflective Practice and Critical Thinking’ in D. Edmondson (ed) Social Work Practice Learning: A Student Guide. London: Sage Publications Ltd.

Research outputs

Rogers, M. (2019) Parental conflict: A scoping review for Sheffield City Council. Sheffield: The University of Sheffield.

Rogers, M. (2019) An evaluation of the Change Up LGBTQ+ programme for Social Sense Community. Sheffield: The University of Sheffield.

Rogers, M., Wilding, M. and Wood, A. (2018) An evaluation of the Change Up Programme. Salford: University of Salford.

Howarth, M., Rogers, M., Withnell, N. and Morton, C. (2018) A qualitative evaluation of the ‘Green & Growing’ project. Salford: University of Salford.

Rogers, M. (2018) A robust consultation with parents, young people and professionals regarding NHS CHAMP led by Social Sense: an independent report. Salford: University of Salford.

Ahmed, A., Wilding, M., Gibbons, A., Jones, K., Rogers, M. and Madoc-Jones, I. (2018) Post-implementation evaluation of the homelessness legislation (Part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014): Final Report. Salford: University of Salford.

Howarth, M., Rogers, M., Withnell, N. and McQuarrie, C. (2017) Growing Spaces: An Evaluation of the Mental Health Recovery Programme (MHRP) Final Report: September 2017. Salford: University of Salford.

Rogers, M., Ahmed, A., Jones, C., Lawrence, J. and Wilding, M. (2017) Understanding Independent Living Customers at Trafford Housing Trust: an Evaluation. Salford: University of Salford.

Rogers, M. (2017) The IRIS Project, Manchester Women’s Aid: an independent consultation with older clients. Salford: University of Salford.

Ahmed, A., Wilding, M., Gibbons, A., Jones, K., Rogers, M. and Madoc-Jones, I. (2017) Post-implementation evaluation of the homelessness legislation (Part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014): Interim Report. Salford: University of Salford.

Rogers, M. (2017) An Interim Evaluation of the Sahara Project. Salford: University of Salford.

Rogers. M. (2017) The ‘Change Up’ Project, Social Sense: An Independent Evaluation. Salford: University of Salford.

Rogers, M. (2016) Barriers to help-seeking Older women's experiences of domestic violence and abuse. Briefing note, SHUSU, University of Salford.

Howarth, M., Rogers, M., Withnell, N. and McQuarrie, C. (2016) Growing Spaces: An Evaluation of the Mental Health Recovery Programme (MHRP): Interim Report. Salford: University of Salford.

Rogers, M. (2015) Trans people's experiences of domestic violence and abuse: messages for practice. Briefing note, SHUSU, University of Salford.

Other publications

Rogers, M. (2017) Book Review: Socialising Transgender: Support in Transition by Kate Norman, The British Journal of Social Work. https://academic.oup.com/bjsw/advance-article/doi/10.1093/bjsw/bcy004/4838776?searchresult=1.

Rogers, M. (2016) Funding cuts could leave victims of domestic violence with nowhere to go, the Conversation, 22 June 2016. Accessed at: https://theconversation.com/funding-cuts-could-leave-victims-of-domestic-violence-with-nowhere-to-go-61177.

Rogers, M. (2015) Book Review: Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence and Representation in Postcolonial India by Deepti Misri. Feminist & Women’s Studies Association. http://fwsablog.org.uk/2015/07/06/book-review-beyond-partition-gender-violence-and-representation-in-postcolonial-india-by-deepti-misri/

Parkinson, K. and Rogers, M. (2015) Get families involved to protect children from domestic violence, Guardian Social Care Online, 23 July 2015. Accessed at: http://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2015/jul/23/domestic-violence-family-group-conferences