Dr Briege Casey
Dublin City University, Ireland
Briege is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences at Dublin City University (DCU). She has worked in the area of mental health and addiction for over 30 years as a mental health nurse and teacher. This has involved working with people in various contexts of mental distress, addiction and homelessness in Ireland and the UK. She is programme director for the Undergraduate Certificate in Homeless Prevention and Intervention at DCU; a successful, part time, accredited programme for keyworkers in the sector, developed in partnership with major stakeholders in Homeless sector services and addressing the educational/skill needs of managers and keyworkers in the Irish Homeless Sector. Her doctoral qualification from University of Bristol in (2011) is in Narrative Inquiry. She is interested in arts-based and narrative approaches in education, research and social/healthcare practice.