Specialist profile

Mrs Sian Elizabeth Hopkins
Contact details
Address: 97
Greenfields Avenue
City: Alton
County: Hampshire
Postal Code: GU34 2EW
Telephone: 07368508775
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: South East

I have nearly 20 years post qualifying experience. During this time I have worked within Local Authority safeguarding children teams as both a social worker and team manager. I then spent 12 years working as a court appointed Children's Guardian.
I am able to complete the following assessments/pieces of work -
* Complex parenting assessments
* SGO/Connected persons assessments
* Sibling together and apart assessments
* Specific Issues Reports
* Section 7 Reports
* Direct work with children including wishes and feelings work.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Family assessment, Quality assurance, Supervision

MSc Social Work and DipSW - 2004

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Direct work with children
Complex risk assessments
Parenting assessments
Working with children and adults with learning disabilities.