Specialism: Children and families, Criminal Justice
Location: England: East Midlands, England: North East, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber, Guernsey
With more than 30 years post qualification experience I have been engaged in a number of disciplines including local authority, Probation (where I Managed a team for 5 years) and 10 years prior to embarking on an independent career, I was employed as a Family Court Adviser/Children's Guardian. My main expertise is in completing a variety of assessments of children and families. for Local Authorities and Courts. I am also willing to consider any role in which I have previous experience, i.e. Offending and Risk Assessments. I am also a trained Counsellor who conducts direct therapeutic work with children.
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, Government offices, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Private/ independent sector, Regulatory bodies, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Therapeutic work, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Certificate of Qualification in Social Work
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Counselling, Dispute resolution, Life story work including books and later life letters.