Diploma in Social Studies, London University, 1966. Diploma in Applied Social Studies, University Wales, 1968. Bachelor, University Canterbery, New Zealand, 1971.
Master of Arts with honors, Massey University, New Zealand, 1975.
Mental health social worker, London County Council, 1964-1965; senior mental health social worker, London County Council, 1965-1966; senior psychiatric social worker, North Canterbury Hospital, 1969-1970; student counselor, Massey U., 1970-1974; associate professor social work, Canterbury U., Christchurch, New Zealand, since 1975.
Member New Zealand Association Social Workers (education committee 1968-1972), New Zealand Social Work Training Council (chair professional committee 1979-1986), Mentalh Health Foundation (chair allocations committee 1979-1988), Richmond Fellowship (chair 1980-1982).
Married Patricia Aileen Winchester. Children: Megan Sarah and Elizabeth Jane (twins).