Stephen White

Stephen White

​Academic Staff Member
Centre for Health and Social Practice


+64 7 834 8800 extension 7792


Physical Address:

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


  • Postgraduate studies in Public Health focusing on mental health promotion, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, current.
  • Certificate in Te Ara Reo Māori, Te Wānanga O Aotearoa, 2005.
  • Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences (Psychology), Massey University, 1998.
  • Bachelor of Social Work, Massey University, 1991.

Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements

  • Experienced in mental health settings, including:
    • Inpatient
    • Community
    • Crisis teams
    • Specialist teams
  • 16 years of experience in tertiary education, working at the Wairarapa Polytechnic, the New Zealand Institute of Training in Social Services, Te Wānanga O Aotearoa and Wintec since 2007.

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • Recovery-focused mental health practice.

Research Activity

  • Presentations at national social work and mental health conferences.
  • Regular contributor to the Centre 401 Trust newsletter.