PhD: Protecting children – a critical contribution to policy and practice development (London Metropolitan University, 2010)
Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (London Metropolitan University, 2003)
Diploma in Social Work Studies (CQSW equivalent), (London School of Economics, 1972)
BA (Hons) Social Administration (University of Hull, 1969)
Member of the British Association of Social Work Social Work Registration (SW69617).
Social worker and social work manager since 1972. Child Protection Manager in London Borough of Harrow 1992-2002. Exposed the Islington child abuse in children's homes 1992. Reader in Child Protection London Metropolitan University 2002-2016. Associate Lecturer in social work Anglia Ruskin University 2017.
Emeritus Reader in Child Protection, London Metropolitan University July 2016 to date. Availability on invitation within University for social work and other related teaching, consultation, PhD supervision. Current research and practice relating to collation of evidence from survivors of child abuse to assist justice and healing, historical overview of policy and practice relating to child abuse, campaign work with survivors of child abuse and contribution nationally as Core Participant to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Member of British Association of Social Work specialist children and family policy group and member of Editorial Board of Professional Social Work magazine.
1992-2016: Module Convenor of 12 modules – Social Work course at London Metropolitan University (MSc and BSc courses and PhD supervision). External examiner for Universities of Hull and Winchester social work programmes up until 2016.
No current teaching at London Metropolitan University but I continue to be available to teach a wide range of social work subjects as detailed on my website.
Associate lecturer in social work at Anglia Ruskin University – child protection.
Current expertise nationally as coordinator of Whiteflowers Survivor Campaign and Islington Survivor Network. Core participant in The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).
Full list of publications including books, journal articles, chapters, media available on Liz Davies website.
Davies L and Duckett N (2016), Proactive Child Protection and Social Work. Second edition. London: Sage.
Davies L and Kerrigan Lebloch E (2012), Communicating with Children and their Families in the Context of Need and Risk. Milton Keynes: OUP.
Davies L and Duckett N (2008), Proactive Child Protection and Social Work. Exeter: Learning Matters.
Davies L and Townsend D (2008), Joint Investigation of Child Abuse. Working Together Training Together. Dorset: Russell House.
Davies L and Townsend D (2008), Investigative Interviewing of Children. Achieving Best Evidence. Working Together Training Together. Dorset: Russell House
Dr Liz Davies
Emeritus Reader in Child Protection
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Telephone: +44 (0)7939 0718757