MSocSc (Master of Social Science), Murdoch University, 2006.
Recent Research Grants
Development of an Evaluation Framework Family and Domestic Violence Responses in WA, Department for Child Protection, Grant,
2015 - 2016, $15,400.
Evaluation of the 'In a Child's Mind' Playgroup Project, Playgroup WA, Grant,
2008 - 2010, $5,409.
Suicide Research for the South West, Val Lishman Health Research Foundation Inc, Grant,
2009 - 2010, $30,000.
Evaluation Proposal for 'Head Heart and Hand', Milligan Community Learning and Resource Centre, Grant,
2006 - 2009, $18,725.
Examining rural youth needs in the South-West of WA: Implications for pedagogy, Association of Independent Schools of WA, AISWA - Grant,
2006 - 2007, $15,000.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Jau, J., Hodgson, D., (2017), How interaction with animals can benefit mental health: A phenomenological study. Social Work in Mental Health, online(online), 1-14, DOI: 10.1080/15332985.2017.1302037.
Hodgson, D., (2016), Disciplining the conduct of young people in compulsory education policy and practice. Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education, Online(Online), 14p., DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2016.1160031.
Hodgson, D., Watts, L., (2016), What can moral and social intuitionism offer ethics education in social work? A reflective inquiry. British Journal of Social Work, Article in press(Article in press), 1-17, DOI: 10.1093/bjsw/bcw072.
Hodgson, D., Watts, L., (2016), Four principles of good assessment practice: A teaching and learning approach to designing and assessing student work. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 18(1), 8-22, Southport, QLD.
Watts, L., Hodgson, D., (2015), Whole Curriculum Mapping of Assessment: Cartographies of Assessment and Learning. Social Work Education, 34(6), 682-699, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2015.1048217.
Watts, L., Hodgson, D., (2015), Assessing the Needs of Carers of People with Mental Illness: Lessons from a Collaborative Study. Practice Social Work in Action, 28(4), 235-252, DOI: 10.1080/09503153.2015.1120279.
Hodgson, D., (2015), What do you want to do with your life? Ethics and compulsory education. Journal of Education Policy, 31(4), 495-507, DOI: 10.1080/02680939.2015.1119314.
Watts, L., Hodgson, D., (2013), Knowing that and knowing how: Building student confidence through skills assessment. Advances in Sociial Work and Welfare Education, 14(1), 75-88, Australia.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy, Speaking Back To Theory: Community Development Practices In The South West Region Of Western Australia