Research at Leeds Beckett
About Tracey RaceTracey is currently completing a PhD and her thesis title is Hearing the Voices of Children and Young People in Child Protection Processes. Previous research has focused on the participation of parents and carers in child protection.
Tracey currently teaches on the MA and BA (hons) Social Work courses. She is responsible for the Working with Children and Young People module and the Preparation for Practice module. She also leads the Practice Placement modules for the MA students. Tracey also supports students and Practice Educators during practice placements in her tutor role and contributes to the facilitation and assessment of University inter-professional workshops.
Tracey is currently completing a PhD and her thesis title is Hearing the Voices of Children and Young People in Child Protection Processes. Previous research has focused on the participation of parents and carers in child protection.
Professional and Scholarly Activities
Registered Social Worker with HCPC – Registration number SW59427
Presentation for Barnsley LSCB inter-professional training network, July 12th 2016, entitled: Child Protection and Childhood Obesity
Presentation to BASPCAN International Conference in Edinburgh, April 2015, paper entitled: The value of e-learning opportunities to prepare social work students for child safeguarding practice.
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring, Leeds Metropolitan University – January 2014.
Workshop presentation to Conference organised by Leeds Safeguarding Children Board on theme of Relationship Based Social Work, May 2012.
Involvement in research project in partnership with NSPCC, NCRC and three Local Safeguarding Children Boards: Exploring the experiences of parents and carers in relation to child protection and safeguarding processes, 2008-2009. Dissemination of research findings through presentations to LSCBs, 2009, Regional Conference presentation and workshop, November 2009, and Open Seminar at Leeds Metropolitan University, October 2011.
Presentation to Children’s Rights Conference at Leeds Metropolitan University, October 2011, paper entitled: Social Work and Children’s Rights - Promoting Young People’s Participation in Social Work Practice and Education.
Presentation to BASPCAN National Conference in Cardiff, September 2009, paper entitled: The Participation of Young People in Inter-professional Education - Taking a Children’s Rights Approach.
Presentation to SWAP Regional Conference in Manchester, November 2007, paper entitled: Responding to the Every Child Matters Policy Agenda: Developing a Joint Module for Social Work and Community Health Students.