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Paula Green

Paula Green BA (Hons), MA/DipSW, PGCSSM, PG cert LTHE

Principal Lecturer


Principal Lecturer in the department with lead responsibility for Business & Enterprise development and departmental lead for Student Recruitment.


Worked at SHU since 2016 as a Senior Lecturer, Module Leader and Course Leader within the department. Teaching across a range of course and module areas with a particular interest in child safeguarding law, Early Help interventions with families and the national Troubled Families Programme.

Specialised in Child Protection when completing the MA / Diploma in Social Work at Hull University in 1994. Subsequently qualifying as a Practice Educator for social work placement, completed post graduate management & leadership training and contributed to local and national training delivery for frontline practitioners. A wide range of practice experience over a 22 year period - including Children & Families Social Work, Charitable Project Management (Action for Children), Sure Start Programme Manager, Multi-Agency Team Management and operational lead for the Sheffield Troubled Families Programme ('Building Successful Families').

Principal Lecturer


Department of Social Work and Social Care and Community Studies

College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences

Social Work

FdA & BA Working with Children, Young People & Families

BA Social Work

Learning Disability & Social Work


2021/22 - co-director of research on the the experience of Youth Homelessness in Sheffield

2022 - current - co-facilitator of research on the Elm Tree Foundation Project in Derbyshire (Domestic Abuse Charity)

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