Sue  Foley

Sue Foley

position: Director

Sue Foley is the Director of the NSW Children's Court Clinic. She has been involved in social work and social justice practice in government and non-government services since 1975, when she graduated from Sydney University. She has also studied social work, education, theology and law at the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, Macquarie University, University of Technology Sydney and Sydney Missionary and Bible College Croydon. She has interest in child abuse prevention, intervention, forensic and clinical social work, mental health, telemedicine, children’s voices, social justice, trauma treatment, play therapy, family therapy, neglect, physical harm and sexual abuse, parent education, professional education and shaken baby identification and education. She has published around factitious disorder by proxy (aka MSBP), sexual abuse and the experience of abuse for professionals. She is a member of ISPCAN, having been on the international council for 10 years and is a member of a number of international professional organisations for many years. She enjoys looking at transfer of research to practice in each of the above areas and is very committed to effective clinical practice!

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