Specialism: Children and families
Location: Scotland: Borders, Scotland: Central, Scotland: Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland: Fife, Scotland: Grampian, Scotland: Highlands, Scotland: Lothian, Scotland: Orkney, Scotland: Shetland, Scotland: Strathclyde, Scotland: Tayside, Scotland: Western Isles
Independent social worker since 2005 with registered LLP company. Based in Ayrshire Scotland and frequently working in Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway but also travel to work in other areas of Scotland.Areas of work include adoption and fostering, children and families, supervision, student supervision, mentoring and training. Experience of therapeutic work with children, family counselling, family therapy, chairing foster carer reviews, supporting adoption and fostering placements, delivering and writing training, report writing and assessment.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Government offices, Inspection, Local authority departments, NHS organisations, Placements, Post placement contract, Practice assessment, Practice teaching, Private/ independent sector, Regulatory bodies, Supervision, Therapeutic work, Training and tutoring, Universities / learning & training bodies, Voluntary sector
CQSW, DipSW, practice teaching
Professional registrations: Scottish Social Services Council
Use of art and crafts in groupwork and 1-1 work. Practice teaching qualification.