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Sarah Goff

Safeguarding Disabled Young People Manager - The Ann Craft Trust

Sarah Goff has been a children’s social worker working with children and families in many different roles including at ChildLine before moving to the Ann Craft Trust based at the Centre for Social Work at the University of Nottingham. She co chairs the National Working Group on Safeguarding Disabled Children. Currently the Safeguarding Disabled Young People Manager, her work involves research into practice and how practitioners respond and what children and families need, consultancy and training. She develops and delivers safeguarding training which focusses on additional risks faced on line, in relationships, in services and settings away from home and at home. This involves looking at the challenges faced by disabled children, young people and their families and their needs for help and support. Recent work includes We Matter Too, a study looking at disabled young peoples’ experiences of services when facing domestic abuse. She is currently studying for a professional doctorate at Bedfordshire Applied Institute for Social Research.