Specialism: Children and families, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
Location: Cymru: East, Cymru: Mid, Cymru: North, Cymru: South, Cymru: West, 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, Northern Ireland
With extensive qualifications and 25 years' experience in Children's Services I specialise in Assessments, Independent Chairing, Consulting and Training. I provide assessment of parents and children in Court proceedings where there are concerns in relation to sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect, sexual and domestic violence recidivism assessments. Immigration, custody and contact assessments including mediation and conflict resolution. Parenting capacity assessments - Protective parenting assessments, PAMS & Motivational Interviewing Assessments, Independent Case Reviews, Case Management and Serious Adverse Incident Reviews, complaints & Professional Coach.
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, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
PhD, MSc, BSc, Dip SW, Dip Coach, Dip Psy, Dip Hum.
Professional registrations: Northern Ireland Social Care Council, Social Care Wales, Social Work England
Fellow Chartered Management Institute, PAMS & Motivational Interviewing Trained, Professional Coach (PG Professional Diploma), Static-99R; Stable & Acute 2007; PROFESSOR; SAPROF; JSORRAT; VRAG-R