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: Social Work England
Qualified Psychotherapist, Mentor and Mediator, PAMS Assessor/Coach/Mentor/Supervisor/Consultant