Lareen Cooper

Lareen Cooper is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Head of School in the Social Work and Social Policy programme at Massey University’s School of Social Work. She has worked at Massey for nine years, and has an extensive background in health services management. She is currently a member of the Social Worker Registration Board’s Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal.

Her practice and research interests include leadership, social and health services management and working with refugees. Lareen has a number of committee roles in the School of Social Work and is the school’s representative on the Council of Social Work Education Aotearoa New Zealand. She also chairs the College of Health Examination Committee. Lareen is a registered social worker.