Nicholas Netto

Mr Nicholas Netto

Senior Lecturer, Social Work Programme

S R Nathan School of Human Development

Tel: +65 6240 8872

Email: bmljaG9sYXNybkBzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

Master of Science (with Distinction) in Evidence Based Social Intervention, University of Oxford

Bachelor of Social Sciences (First Class Honours) in Social Work, National University of Singapore

Academic and Professional Experience

Nov 2017 - Oct 2019
Senior Design Lead (Behavioural Sciences), Public Service Division, Prime Minister's Office

Oct 2015 - Oct 2017
Senior Manager, Strategic Planning, Tote Board

Jan 2007 - Sep 2015
Assistant Director / Correctional Rehabilitation Specialist & CARE officer, Singapore Prison Service

Chung, G., Tilley, J. L., Netto, N., Chan, A., & Lanier, P. (in press).
Parenting Stress and its Impact on Parental and Child Functioning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Meta-Analytical Review. International Journal of Stress Management.

Netto, N. R. (2023).
Use of case studies in social work assessments – ChatGPT’s kryptonite? Social Work Education, 1–12.

Netto, N. (2023).
Implementation of ‘My Guardian Angel’ – A Smart Wearable Device – in a Sheltered Home in Singapore. EGen2023 Official Conference Proceedings, 83–93.

Netto, N.R., Carter, J.M., & Bonell, C. (2014).
A systematic review of interventions that adopt the “good lives” approach to offender rehabilitation. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 53(6), 403-432.

Netto, N. R., Goh, Y.N.J. & Yap, L.K.P. (2009).
Growing and gaining through caring for a loved one with dementia. Dementia, 8(2), 245-261.

June 2022 – current
Management Committee member / Chair, Fundraising Sub-Committee, St. John's Home for Elderly Persons

April 2020 – current
Programme Committee member, Caritas Singapore

October 2022 – current
Services Sub-Committee member, Down Syndrome Association

November 2012 – September 2015
Panel of Assessors, National Council of Problem Gambling

  • Ageing
  • Applying Behavioural Science / Insights to Social Issues
  • Correctional Rehabilitation
  • Pedagogy in Social Work Assessment
  • Programme Evaluation, Systematic Reviews & Meta-analyses
  • Technology & Social Work
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