Vicky is an experienced Social Worker and Team Manager who has practised in statutory and voluntary sectors for the past 15 years. Vicky has experience in many aspects of safeguarding and child protection. This includes the area of sexual abuse, including harmful sexual behaviour and online abuse. Vicky has also worked with disabled children, parents with learning difficulties, and parents with mental health needs.
Vicky joined the University of Huddersfield in 2021 as a Lecturer in Social Work, and is the Module Leader for Think Family.
Research Expertise and Interests
- child protection practice
- sexual abuse
- online abuse