Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: Isle of Wight, England: London, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey
I have over 16 years direct work experience in Children and Families. My experience includes educating, supervising and mentoring young people from diverse backgrounds in the US. Much of my work involved assessments for children and parents with multiple issues. Assessments of children and young people within the criminal justice system, with complex mental, emotional and psychological needs. I have expertise in giving expert written opinion and for court reports in all proceedings, including judicial reviews and serious case challenges. I undertake assessments of parents with complex needs in Family Proceedings and have recent experience in providing reports in immigration cases.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Government offices, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Private/ independent sector, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
MSc Social Work
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Immigration, child contact, resettlement, benefits, housing, substance misuse, interview techniques, funding apps, advice, advocacy, counselling, CBT, life coaching, Parenting support