Practice Tutor, Julie Henry

Julie Henry

Julie is a practice tutor in the North East region. She left staturory social work in 2016 to become a lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire on the Frontline programme, moving across to Frontline when the academic team was brought in house. She also delivers and develops safeguarding training as part of a local authority safeguarding board. Prior to this, Julie’s background was in child protection, as a senior practitioner in a children with disabilities team and finally as a manager of a local authority fostering team. Julie qualfied in 2008 and completed the Firstline leadership programme in 2016.

Research interests

Leadership in social work

Safeguarding children with disabilities

Child sexual exploitation and reflective supervision

Selected publications

Ofsted report, ‘Communication is the Key, A good practice survey of the services for deaf children’ (October 2012). The report identified a case I as an example of outstanding practice in relation to Safeguarding and ascertaining Children’s views, wishes and feelings.


Julie is studying for a foundation level qualifitcation in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice

BSc Social Work

Specialist Award for Social Workers working with children, young people, their families and carers


Julie has been an Academic Tutor since September 2016 and takes great pride in the development of participants. Her ethos and values are that she is approachable and available to support the needs of the participants as well as share her own practice experiences and knowledge.

Location: Newcastle 

Studio 105
Hoults Yard
Walker Rd
Newcastle upon Tyne