Anna Glinski Anna Glinski

Anna Glinski is Deputy Director, Knowledge and Practice Development at the Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse.

Anna is a qualified social worker and has worked in statutory child protection and specialist services as a practitioner and manager throughout her career. Before joining the Centre of expertise in 2017 (initially as practice improvement advisor for social work), she was the practice development lead for CSA in East Sussex, developing and leading a multi-disciplinary specialist sexual abuse team which provided assessments, interventions, supervision, consultation and training. Anna also contributed to local and regional service and policy development.

Anna has acted as an expert witness in the family courts on CSA cases. She is an associate tutor at the University of Sussex and is also currently editor of NOTA News, the quarterly magazine of the National Organisation for the Treatment of Abusers.

All posts by Anna Glinski

The multi-agency response after a sexual abuse disclosure: quick guide

Child sexual abuse: building a picture when there are concerns – risk factors, signs and indicators

Reminder information for social workers of the potential risk factors and common signs and indicators of child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse: communicating with and supporting children

Explains the barriers to disclosure and stages a child may go through before verbally disclosing, with guidance for social workers on safely handling a disclosure.

Child sexual abuse: introduction and key practice points

An overview of the key messages about intrafamilial CSA from research, policy, statistics and best practice with top tips for social workers and links to practical guidance on different aspects of the work involved.