John McHugh is a lecturer on the B.A. and B.A. (Honours) in Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) and the M.A. (Leadership in Therapeutic Child & Social Care). He has twenty-five years Social Care experience in a variety of settings including Residential Child Care, Alternative Education, Homelessness and Emigration. In addition to his experience within the field of Social Care, he is an active member of the Irish Association of Social Care Educators. At Carlow College, he teaches the following subjects: Management and Leadership, Principles and Practice of Social Care, Gerontology, Government Politics and Policy, Placement Tutor, Research and Dissertation Supervisor.
Dr John McHugh’s research interests lie in the area of Social Care, with a focus on Residential Child Care, Alternative Education, Homelessness and Emigration.
B. Soc. Sc. (University College Dublin); M.A. (The Open University); Ph.D. (University of Limerick)