Siân E Lucas

University of Stirling, Colin Bell Building, Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA

Dr Lucas is a Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Stirling, Scotland.  Siân’s research interests focus on the delivery of health and social care services for service users with limited English language proficiency.

  • Lucas, S.E. (2014) “If you’ve got a doctor’s appointment take me or my sister”: contributions of a child language broker” in Westwood, J., Thomas, N.P., Larkin, C., Moxon, D. (Eds.), ‘Children and Young People’s Participation in Research’. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Lucas, S.E. (2015) Child interpreting in social work: Competence versus legitimacy. Transnational Social Review, 1-16. doi:10.1080/21931674.2015.1028814
  • Lucas, S.E. (2016) Interpreting: One Size fits all? English Language as an essential component of social work’, in C. Williams and M. Graham (Eds.), Social Work in a diverse Society: Transformative Practice with ethnic minority communities. 

Using interpreters in Social Work