Liza founded Child and Family Training with Arnon Bentovim in 2000 and ran the Training Programme for over 12 years. She was a Director until December 2013 before retiring and becoming a consultant for C&FT. She also currently chairs two adoption panels for North Yorkshire’s children and young people’s service. Liza is a social worker and family therapist by training and worked for many years Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London including as a Leverhulme Research Fellow. She was a Lecturer in Social Work at the University of York where she also worked on the Making Research Count project. Liza’s most recent publication is Bentovim A, Cox A, Bingley Miller L and Pizzey P (2009) Safeguarding Children Living with Trauma and Family Violence: Evidence-Based Assessment, Analysis and Planning Interventions.