Specialism: Children and families
Location: Scotland: Central, Scotland: Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland: Fife, Scotland: Grampian, Scotland: Highlands, Scotland: Lothian, Scotland: Orkney, Scotland: Shetland, Scotland: Strathclyde, Scotland: Tayside, Scotland: Western Isles
I have worked in Fostering and Adoption since 2006, including:-PAR Assessments of Adopters-Form F Assessments of Foster Carers-Kinship assessments-SGO assessments-Direct work with children to prepare them for placement in adoption or foster placement-Supporting Foster Carers and Adopters to care for the children in their care-Family Finding-Training foster carers and adopters in Adoption topics (eg trauma and transitions, Skills to Foster)-Sibling assessments (to be placed together or apart).
I work with: Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Expert witness, Family assessment, Local authority departments, Placements, Private/ independent sector, Solicitors
BA (Hons) Social Work
Professional registrations: Scottish Social Services Council
I have significant experience in completing complex assessments of foster carers/adopters/family members.