Specialism: Children and families
Location: England: East, England: London, England: South East, England: South West
I am a qualified social worker (1987).
I am an ISW providing private & public law expert evidence and assessments in respect of children's needs, wishes and feelings, child arrangements and parenting & carer assessments.
I am PAMS 4.0 trained and have an attachment based training portfolio.
Expertise: s7 assessments; direct work with private clients & their children; child relocation; parenting, viability, SGO & kinship assessments.
I have held Local Authority Head of Service responsibilities for children's safeguarding, CLA, aftercare, fostering & adoption services & adoption ADM.
I am a LGA accredited Peer Reviewer & provide service development, consultation and training.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of parents (families), Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Family assessment, Inspection, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Practice assessment, Private/ independent sector, Quality assurance, Review and evaluation, Solicitors, Strategy, Training and tutoring, Voluntary sector
BA Hons. CQSW. MBA
Professional registrations: Social Work England
Private law expert evidence & assessments. Working with high net worth clients, complex child arrangements including national & international child relocation, parental alienation & coercive control.