Specialist profile

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

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
Qualifications:

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.