Rachel Clawson

Development Manager, Safeguarding Disabled Children Services, Ann Craft Trust, University of Nottingham

Rachael has wide experience in the safeguarding field having worked as a local authority social worker both in mainstream and disabled children’s teams for a number of years in Devon, York and Nottinghamshire before taking up her previous post as a team manager for the disabled children’s team in Nottinghamshire in 2003. She has been involved in a variety of work initiatives including devising and facilitating training programmes on safeguarding disabled children, policy writing and is a member of the Disabled Childrens Sub Group of Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board. Rachael has worked for the Ann Craft Trust as an associate trainer, is a qualified practice assessor and currently also works as a tutor on the MA Social Work programme at the University of Nottingham.

  • Kitson. D & Clawson. R (2007) Safeguarding Children with Disabilities in Wilson. K & James. A (eds) The Child Protection Handbook. [3rd edition]
  • Clawson. R (2008) Working with Disabled Children and Adults in Wilson. K, Ruch. G, Lymbery. M, & Cooper. M Social Work: An Introduction to Contemporary Practice.

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