Professor David Morris
Location: London | UK
David Morris PhD, BA, CQSW, DASS, FRSA is Professor of Mental Health, Inclusion and Community in the School of Social Work, University of Central Lancashire and Director of the Centre for Citizenship and Community, a collaboration with the RSA and the Royal Society for Public Health. Prior to this, David was Director of the cross government National Social Inclusion Programme (2004-2009) at the National Institute for Mental Health in England. From 2009 to 2013 he held a Visiting Academic Associate post in the Health Service and Population Research Department of the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London. David has founded and led a number of programmes in the field of inclusion and health equalities and contributes widely both nationally and internationally in a range of advisory and consultative roles to the development of policy and practice on social inclusion. With a professional background in social work and management of Mental Health services in social care, David's career has spanned statutory and voluntary sectors, central and local government, social care, health and academia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts with whom he is working on Connected Communities a five year programme on social networks and community capital.