Dr Tracee Green is Head of the Centre for Child Protection and Director of Studies for the Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Kent.
Dr Green has been involved with the Centre for Child Protection since 2016 by way of teaching on the MA in Advanced Child Protection (and related programmes), delivering training with innovative simulations, developing projects to support child protection learning and undertaking research to further the field of safeguarding knowledge and education. In early 2020, she contributed to the development and implementation of the new Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship programme at Kent; establishing collaborative social work education between the University, employers across the nation and apprentices themselves.
Dr Green has a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Social Work and a PhD in Social Policy and Social Work. Her PhD focused on forensic parenting assessments. Her research project, 'Forensic Parenting Assessments Using PAMS and Better Outcomes', was a mixed methods design looking at practitioners’ perception of PAMS, their use of PAMS and whether the use of PAMS helps or hinders in meeting better practice standards in forensic assessments.