Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families
Location: Northern Ireland
I am a registered qualified social worker. My specialist area is family and child care social work ( mainly child protection and safeguarding). I have 31 years experience in social work. I have experience in adult safeguarding work, chairing independent serious adverse incidents in health and social care. I have also done disciplinary investigations and inspections
I am also a qualified trainer and teacher (PGCE, F&H education) and have been a university lecturer for 15 years.
I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Government offices, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Regulatory bodies, Research, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
MSc Advanced Social Work, BSc (Hons) Social Work, CQSW, PGCE (F&HE), PQ Practice Teacher, RMN (registered psychiatric nurse)
Professional registrations: Northern Ireland Social Care Council
Independent Reviews SAI s etc