Specialist profile

Mr Christopher Rice
Contact details
Business name: Christopher Rice Independent Social Worker
County: Dorset
Telephone: 07503468563
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: South East, England: South West

Chris Rice has worked in West and Central London as an Approved Social Worker and in Management Roles with adults until moving to Dorset in 1997 to take up a role in Management of Mental Health Social Workers and Drug and Alcohol Workers.
Since 2000 Chris has worked exclusively in Children's Safeguarding roles as a Social Worker and Family Court Adviser/Children's Guardian.
He offers Family Assessments for pre-proceedings and Care Proceedings and Connected Carers/Special Guardianship Assessments. Complaints investigations considered.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment

BA(Hons) Applied Social Studies; PG Dip Child Care Social Work; Foundation Family Therapy; Dip Therapeutic Counselling

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Qualified Counsellor
Trauma Counsellor for STARS Dorset
Chris has Foundation in Family and Systemic Therapy training from 2008.
Certified PAMS assessor.