Ella Whelan

Research Assistant

Ella has recently completed an MA in Child’s Studies at King’s College London and has spent the past 4 years working as a Senior Support Worker in a North London Children’s home.

Ella’s MA involved a research project analysing the attitudes of care workers to children who go missing from residential care, pursuing her interest in the emotional responses of professionals involved in the care of looked after children. She has a keen interest in trauma informed practice.

Ella has a BA in Education Studies from the University of York and in her free time enjoys cooking, baking and long walks with family and friends.