Dr Liz Davies, Emeritus Reader in Child Protection
LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS: 2016
I am able to offer the following lectures, role plays and workshops most of which are based on my written work as indicated.
LECTURES – 1 HOUR; some with related seminar activity
Child protection policy and practice
Social work research – a new model
Protecting children in a context of privatisation
Working with survivors of child abuse
Assessing need and risk
Parental mental health problems and the impact on children
The politics of child protection including IICSA and recent developments
Working with the media to protect children. [Davies, L (2014) Working positively with the media to protect children. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 36:1, 47-58]
Professional accountability and integrity. [Davies, L (2012) The Social Work Toolkit; Professional Accountability. Hampshire. Palgrave]
Genital Autonomy (Female genital and male genital cutting) [Dustin, D and Davies, L (2007) Female Genital Cutting and Children’s Rights: Implications for Social Work Practice. Child Care in Practice Vol. 13, No. 1, January 2007, pp. 3-16].
Children abused through a belief in spirit possession
Abuse of children in institutional and custodial settings
Lectures based on the main chapters of; Davies, L and Duckett, N (2016) Proactive child protection in social work. London: Sage
Emotional abuse , Neglect, Child sexual abuse, Physical abuse / Physical punishment
ROLE PLAYS – 2-3 HOURS
A child protection conference
Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements
Jigsaw – a 40 person multi-agency role play.
WORKSHOPS: 2-3 hours
Communication skills in children’s social work based on the 5 chapters of this book including dramatisation; Davies L and KerriganLebloch E (2011) Communicating with Children and their Families in the context of need and risk. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
- Engagement: initial contact with a child who is sexually exploited
- Negotiation: multi-agency communication during a strategy meeting
- Investigation: responding effectively to parental false compliance
- Use of power: communication with an unaccompanied asylum seeking child
- Persistence: promoting the rights of a disabled child
Therapeutic work with children using storytelling
Communicating with children. Theoretical perspectives
Achieving Best Evidence statutory guidance for the investigative interviewing of child witnesses. [Davies L and Townsend D (2008) Investigative interviewing of children. Achieving Best Evidence. Working Together Training Together. Dorset. Russell House].
Please contact; Dr Liz Davies, Emeritus Reader in Child Protection
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities,
Room TM231A, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB