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Miss Lindsay Giddings

Profile summary

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 co-chair of the module team for the undergraduate social work module K113/KZW113/KXY113 (Foundations for Social Work Practice), and part of the module team for the postgraduate social work modules K832 (Developing Social Work Practice) and K833 (Advancing Social Work Practice). Lindsay has recently worked on production for the new social work law module, K271.