Sarah Goff, Development Manager – Safeguarding Young People

Sarah is ACT Disabled Young People Manager, she has over twenty years’ experience in the fields of child protection and social care. She is an expert in the field of safeguarding disabled children and her interests include the impact of domestic abuse and child sexual exploitation.

Sarah currently combines her role at the Ann Craft Trust as a lecturer at the University of Nottingham on their BA and MA Social Care programmes. Sarah also delivers safeguarding disabled children training to organisations across the UK to make sure children and young people’s voices are heard. She has also led and continues to contribute to world-leading research projects in the UK and Europe.

We talk over a wide range of things concerning safeguarding disabled children and young people.


some of Sarah’s current work includes

  • raising awareness of families’ needs for greater support; Autism and lack of understanding; missed in mainstream
  • We Matter Too project : experiences of disabled yp experiencing domestic abuse
  • sexual exploitation and learning needs; what help parents need to act protectively
  • current projects on sexual exploitation and learning needs

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Sarah’s passion for her work comes accross strongly. After listening , check out their work on their website

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