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Miss Lindsay Giddings

Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Lecturer, Social Work
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
  • Social Work
  • lindsay.giddings

Professional biography

Lindsay joined The Open University in June 2018. Previously, she has worked as a social worker and senior practitioner specialising in work with children with disabilities and transitions.

Research interests

Lindsay is interested in the social work workforce and issues around resilience, satisfaction at work and stress and burnout.  

Lindsay is also interested in research related to children with disabilities, especially around short breaks and hearing the child’s voice.

Teaching interests

Lindsay is part of the module team for the undergraduate social work modules K113 and KYJ113 (Foundations for Social Work Practice), and for the postgraduate social work modules K832 (Developing Social Work Practice) and K833 (Advancing Social Work Practice). Lindsay is working on production of two modules currently, K102 and K271.


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