Specialism: Children and families, Mental Health
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: London, England: North East, England: North West, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands, England: Yorkshire and the Humber
Independent Social Worker undertaking assessments in childcare proceedings in accordance with Expert Witness Protocols. I also work as family mediator, supervising and supportinf contact and assisting families in respect of contact and sharing parenting following parental separation. I have expertise in parental mental health, learning difficulties, physical disability, domestic abuse, substance abuse, sexual abuse, fabricated illness, somatization and where there are complex cultural issues. I undertake assessments of potential carers to foster and be awarded Special Guardianship's.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Local authority departments, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Research, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
MSc Mediation and Conflict Resolution