Sophie is a lecturer in the Institute of Health and teaches on the Health and Social Care and Working With Children and Families programmes.

She has a wealth of experience of frontline practice and has had many roles working with children, young people and their families.

Qualifications and memberships

MA in Youth Work and Community Development (JNC Accreditation)

Post Graduate Diploma in Youth Work and Community Development

Fd Working With Young People

Member of the Institute of Youth Work

Academic and research interests

Youth Work

Sexual Health

Health and Wellbeing

Recent external roles

Over 15 years of frontline practitioner experience which includes

Working with children looked after

Working with young people classed as 'NEET'

Working in mainstream and none mainstream education.

Working with young carers and their families (specialising in mental health and substance misuse)

Working in young people's sexual health.

Designing and delivering health and wellbeing training for the children and young people's workforce.