Specialism: Children and families, Mental Health
Location: England: London, England: South East
I have been a qualified social work practitioner, team and service manager since 1988 with a continual return to practical social work to update and embed my skills.
I have expertise in the provision of reports across the range of Family Law in both Public and Private proceedings. I am a practice teacher, mentor and supervisor to staff in the Social Work profession at all levels.
I have expertise in fostering, direct work with children and families and upgrading Local Authority Services and staff morale.
I offer reports in Family and Child Assessments, Parenting Assessments and comprehensive risk assessments, Independent Visitor work and Guardian Ad Litem Services.
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, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
BA (HONS) Applied Social Science CQSW
Professional registrations: Health & Care Professions Council (England)
Qualified Psychotherapist, Mentor and Mediator, PAMS Assessor/Coach/Mentor/Supervisor/Consultant