Specialist profile

Ms Christina Pinto
Contact details
Business name: Think Social Work
Limited company registered in: England and Wales
Company's registered number:

12232574

Address: Mansion House, Manchester Rd,
City: Altrincham
County: Greater Manchester
Postal Code: WA14 4RW
Telephone: 07783317077
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East Midlands, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands
Profile:

I have over 9 years experience of working in safeguarding. I am a proficient assessor with excellent report writing skills. I complete independent social work assessments as an expert witness for the family courts, as well as being directly commissioned by local authorities and the private sector.
I complete parenting assessments, PAMS assessments, connected person and special guardianship assessments, together/apart assessments, CPRs, risk assessments and direct work with families. I offer contact supervision, welfare visits and parenting support. I help local authorities with reunification.
I offer supervision to social workers and practice education to social work students.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Local authority departments, Placements, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Solicitors, Supervision, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Qualifications:

BSc(Hons) Social Work, First Class, Post Qualifying Award in Practice Education, BA(Hons) English Literature

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

I have a wealth of experience in assessing parents with cognitive needs, and implementing teaching and support plans to improve their parenting capacity.