Tracey Hill

Country: United Kingdom
Email: tracey.hill@signsofsafety.net
Languages: English
Licensed Signs of Safety Trainer and Consultant; Signs of Safety Regional Director for the United Kingdom
Tracey Hill has been working in child welfare and child protection for over 20 years as a practitioner, Team Manager and Head of Service. She started using the Signs of Safety approach in 2005 when she managed a long-term child protection team in North Yorkshire, England. She started to work with Dr. Andrew Turnell in 2006 and her practice experience of using the approach went on to cover Referral and Assessment, LADO, Independent Reviewing Officer. In her strategic role Tracey supported North Yorkshire’s executive leadership team as they started to plan and implement their whole system implementation of Signs of Safety.

Tracey has been part of the international licensed Signs of Safety Trainer and Consultant community since 2012, attending community events in Ireland, Japan and Perth. She has also spent time working alongside social work staff in Minnesota using the Signs of Safety approach.

Her work in the UK has been with leaders, middle managers and front-line practitioners from Local Authorities and partner agencies to implement the Signs of Safety approach into their day to day practice.

From 2014-2019, Tracey formed part of the UK team of Trainers and Consultants working alongside Munro, Turnell and Murphy on the England Innovations Project (EIP1 and EIP2) which saw the team working intensively with ten Local Authorities to drive continuous improvement in social care.

After many years of working in child welfare Tracey’s main area of interest is now focusing on building sustained safety and support networks to help children maintain their links with kinship and to find alternatives to care wherever possible and to find ways of helping children heal from their past trauma.