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Julie Henry

Julie left statutory social work practice in September 2016 to take up her post as lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire on the Frontline programme. 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 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.

Qualifications

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

Teaching

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 

Frontline
Milburn House
Dean Street
Newcastle
NE1 1LF

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