Specialist profile

Mr Mark Monaghan
Contact details
Business name: Independent Social Worker
Address: 12 Eastern Green Road
Eastern Green
City: Coventry
County: West Midlands
Postal Code: CV5 7LH
Telephone: 07873371810
Professional information
Specialism: Children and families, Criminal Justice
Location: England: West Midlands

I am a qualified social worker registered with Social Work England. I have extensive practice experience in children and families social work. I have been a Guardian Ad Litem, and specialised initially in the field of children with disabilities. I have held board positions as a Non-Executive Director/ both as Chair and Vice Chair of a local branch. I have written for social work magazines and the media, commenting on issues when asked. I consult on all areas of child protection practice and undertake case work. I specialise in youth crime and violence, and disability.

I work with: Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Complaints, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Practice assessment, Private/ independent sector, Research, Strategy, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector

BA (Hons) Social Work, Post Graduate Diploma, Disabilities Studies, NVQ Level Four Management, Practice Education Stage One.

Professional registrations: Social Work England
Extra skills:

Trained in Signs of Safety.
Experience of complex court work.
Ability to communicate with a number of different stakeholders.
I have experience of talking to and working with the media.