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Maddie Burton

Senior Lecturer Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Course Lead FDsc Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details


tel: 01905 54 2044


2003-current: Registered Nurse Mental Health pin no 0017032E current status of entry: effective

2008: MA Psychodynamic Approaches to working with Adolescents (M33) The Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust & University of East London

2008: Triple P Positive Parenting Programme Accredited Practitioner

2011: PG Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research


My teaching interests are in the arena of Infant, Child & Adolescent Mental Health and include:

  • Child Development and Attachment
  • Self Harm & Suicide
  • Safeguarding Infants, Children & Young People
  • Children’s Rights
  • Under Fives work


Infant Mental Health & Parenting

Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

RNMH NMC registration as above

2003-2004 Staff Nurse, Parkview Clinic (CAMHS) Birmingham Children’s Hospital

2004-2009 Community Mental Health Nurse/Primary Mental Health Worker, Worcestershire Specialist Children’s Services

The Association of Child & Adolescent Mental Health: Member

The Association of Infant Mental Health: Member




Burton M (2014) Understanding Eating Disorders in Young People; Practice Nursing Vol 25, No 12, 606-610.

Burton M (2014) Self Harm; working with vulnerable adolescents Practice Nursing Vol 25, No 5, 245-251.

‘Child & Adolescent Mental Health; An Introduction’ for Sage Publications

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

External Academic Panel Member FDsc Healthcare Practice University of Bedfordshire; December 2014

2011-2013: External Examiner FDsc Child & Adolescent Mental Health, University of Salford

2014-2018: External Examiner FDsc Healthcare Practice, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London

External Advisor; validation of MSc Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Counselling Skills for Middlesex University at PCI College, Dublin, June 2016

Added extras

May 2012: Fellow Higher Education Academy; reference 48279

2012-2013: Student on Foundation in Infancy & Early Years Mental Health, International Training School for Infancy & Early Years, (ITSIEY), The Tavistock, Anna Freud Centre & Yale Child Study Center