Specialist profile

Mr Andy Cowdroy
Contact details
City: Grimsby
Telephone: 07837559592
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: London, England: North East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber
Profile:

I have experience working in fostering both as a manager and as a supervising social worker. I have completed Form F assessments and Connected Person Assessments. I have also acted as panel advisor to a foster panel.
Prior to this I gained experience working within safeguarding for 2 different local authorities. I completed work within child protection, child in need and looked after children. I have experience in completing initial assessments as well as S.7 and S.37 reports.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Local authority departments, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Supervision, Training and tutoring
Qualifications:

BA Social Work

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

FormF and connected person assessments.
Information gathering and analytical
High level of communication and engagement with service users
Understanding of trauma and attachment