Anne-Marie is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy and represents the University on the JUC-SWEC Learning and Teaching committee. Prior to joining the University of Birmingham, Anne-Marie was a Lecturer at the University of Salford, Manchester, and Programme Leader for the PQ Professional Studies Childcare Award. Before this she was a Local Authority Staff Development & Training Manager, following a number of years in statutory Social Work practice. Her teaching and research areas include Children and family social work and Inter-professional working. Anne-Marie also acts as a Practice Tutor for students on the University Social Work programmes.