Associate Professor Mike Clare
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
School of Population Health
The University of Western Australia
Mike Clare was appointed Lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Sussex in 1974, becoming Head of School between 1980 and 1985. Mike moved to The University of Western Australia in 1987; he was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1993 and to Associate Professor in 2001. Mike retired as Professor of Social Work and Social Policy in late 2009, having been a Social Work educator for over 35 years. Mike’s continuing areas of research, policy and practice interest are professional supervision and family-based practice, including foster care and adoption, elder abuse and cross-cultural issues.