Safeguarding Children: Promoting Welfare-Protecting from Harm
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Royal National Hotel, London
Sarah is a social worker by training and was a social worker for 27 years. She co-chairs National Working Group on Safeguarding Disabled Children and currently works three days per week as a researcher at Manchester Metropolitan University as part of a team led by Professor Anita Franklin looking at Modern slavery and children with learning needs and disabilities.
Sarah also develops and delivers training on safeguarding disabled children, and supporting families, on sexual abuse and exploitation with children with learning and neurodiverse needs, on working with parents with Learning disabilities. She is a doctoral student at Bedfordshire working on sexual abuse and communication with learning disabled children and those who are neurodiverse.