Paula Chamberlain

Paula Chamberlain

​Academic Staff Member
Centre for Health and Social Practice


+64 7 834 8800 extension 8451


Physical Address:

D Block, Level 2, City Campus, Tristram St, Hamilton 3240


  • Certificate in Supervision, Unitec, 2007.
  • Master of Social Work (Applied) (Honours), Massey University, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology, University of Waikato, 1996.

Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements

  • Social worker for Barnados Waikato, working with children and their families/whanau, 2004-2010.
  • Member of the Australian New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW).
  • Registered social worker.

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • Supervising and ensuring successful social work placements.

Research Activity

Undertook research on the effectiveness of the Bachelor of Applied Social Science teaching for preparing students to bicultural practice and working with Māori, 2011.

Completed a research project on the experiences of past students in alternative education, 2003.