Chris Dlamini worked with children with learning disabilities and thei rparents/carers as a registered nurse learning disabilities, for a number of years, in a range of care environments. Chris's career involved working with children with profound and multiple disabilities, challenging behaviour, ADHD, emotional and behavioural issues, autism spectrum disorder and more recently mental health problems within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. Chris has also worked as a children's social worker with a focus on children looked after by the state
Since joining the academic staff of Teesside University in 2015, Chris has contributed to a range of modules at pre and post registration nursing, and led field specific as well as core nursing modules
Chris is currently co-working on a CCG funded project exploring mental health provision for refugees in Middlebrough.
Chris is a currently a PhD student at Teesside University researching the impact of nurse education on the indigenous belief systems of students of Southern African
Chris's Master of Education research focussed on the educational experiences of international students in UK Higher Education
Chris is also a registered nurse teacher registered with the NMC as well as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.