Specialist profile

Miss Maria Rooney
Contact details
Business name: Frontline Independent Social Work Services
Address: Aylestone Road
Aylestone Road
City: Leicester
Postal Code: LE2 8BJ
Telephone: 07970888125
Professional information
Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
Location: England: East Midlands

Social Work Expert & Signs of Safety Practitioner. SW England registered & highly experienced Social Worker with 12 years substantial social work experience of working with high risk adolescents in care with significant emotional, behavioural & social difficulties & also with young people who present with multiple/complex support needs. Specialist in working with BAME children, young people & families. Social Care Advisor & Advocate for The Black Child Agenda. I am an extremely passionate, committed & determined Advocate for children & young people and BAME people.

I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Inter-agency working, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Training and tutoring, Voluntary sector

Diploma in Social Work

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Gangs & Serious Youth Violence. Substance misuse. BAME children & families. High risk adolescents. MH/LD/SEND. Culturally appropriate independent advocacy. Children's rights & parents rights.