This course explores the signs and indicators of sexual abuse, gaining an understanding of perpetrator tactics, how they work and how the risk from those who may pose a threat of harm can be reduced, whilst also offering support and engagement.
A committed Christian, Lace has extensive knowledge and skills in: Social work practice across children and adults, namely in child protection and safeguarding. This has been gained through a number of roles and opportunities including: Independent Management Review writer for Serious Case Reviews (IAR), subject matter expert and Head of Service for social care learning and workforce development. Strategic leadership and management of Education Safeguarding in a large rural authority. Lace has also held a professional advisory role within a number of local authorities and LSCBs with experience of managing both people, resources and practice - MASH and when undertaking a Safeguarding and LADO role.
Lace is qualified to an advanced level, holding both a Masters Degree and Advanced qualifications in Social Work and Inter-professional Social Practice as well as a CIPD Post-Grad Certificate in the Psychology of Organisational Development and Change. Lace is currently reading for her PhD in Leadership and Identity.