Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands
-I have extensive experience in supervision of staff and assessing student social workers on practice placements.
-Experience in quality assuring assessments and auditing support plans and interventions for children and their families.
-Parenting assessments both for community and residential, sibling assessments, SGO, Connected Person’s assessments and Viability assessments.
-Experience in undertaking best interests’ assessment in relation to children being separated from their parents due to immigration issues.
-Experience in managing teams, Private organisation team, Safeguarding team, Early Help and Targeted Prevention team
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, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Solicitors, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Social Work Degree (June 2006), Professional Award in Training the Trainer (Feb 2018), Practice Educator stage 2 (April 2014)
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Making Every Contact Count, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Techniques, Articulate and Attract, Advanced Counselling & Psychotherapy Certificate, CRUSE Bereavement