Specialist profile

Dr Deborah Amas
Contact details
Address: 129 Cavendish Rd
City: Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire
Postal Code: CB1 3AE
Telephone: 07753146219
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families, Mental Health
Location: England: East, England: London, England: South East

I am an experienced social worker with over 40 years of experience in practice ranging from youth work, children and families, child protection/ safeguarding, children with disabilities, fostering and adoption. I have worked in senior practice and as an expert witness in court proceedings (Children's Guardian) as well as county council management roles and maintain familiarity with childcare legislation. I am a practice assessor (PEP2) and advanced practice mentor (Dip UEA,2009).

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Research, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring

PhD (Social Work) 2020; MA (Education) 2014; PGCE (Higher Education), 2007; CQSW, 1990; BA (Hons) Sociology 1990;

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Strategic social work, therapeutic work with children and families, life story work with children in fostering/ and or being placed for adoption, training and education, practice assessor