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


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

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


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

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

Reviewer of titles for Youth in Mind

Added extras

May 2012:  Fellow Higher Education Academy; reference 48279

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