Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health, Criminal Justice
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
My significant professional work experience of over 22 years includes: Independent assessments in immigration proceedings; Professional involvement in private and public law family proceedings work, as an accredited McKenzie Friend. Probation Officer with medium to high-risk adult and young offenders. Work with children and their families in various capacities such as Social Worker; Senior Practitioner; Family Court Adviser and court appointed Children's Guardian.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Government offices, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Regulatory bodies, Research, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
Diploma Social Work(DIPSW) Graduate Diploma in Law ( GDL) Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice(LPC)
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Postgraduate qualification in Law.( Specialised in family, child and immigration law.) Particular expertise in children and families,immigration, asylum and refugees.