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I am a qualified Social Worker, with work experience mainly focusing on working with people with disabilities and looked after children. 

I am currently module leader for the Practice Educator modules (stage 1 and 2). I am also placement co-ordinator for pre-qualifying Social Work students. 

I work closely within the Yorkshire Urban and Rural Social Work Teaching Partnership and am a member of the placement board.

I am currently undertaking a PhD looking at the experiences of participation of looked after children with a learning disability.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Disabilities
  • Looked After Children
  • Child Protection Practice


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