Very experienced Parenting Practitioner for both child and adolescent development, including developmental and
behavioral difficulties. Work experience drawn primarily from large metropolitan areas with low-income and culturally diverse communities. Background in municipal/county social services and educational systems in both primary and secondary schools. Strong supervision and management skills.
University of Queensland Triple P Parenting Program Level 4 Certificate (August 2012 ); LSCB Domestic Violence and Child Protection Program (June 2011), LSCB Training in Common Assessment Framework (2011), HC&YPS Lead Professional and Team around the Child (June 2011), LSCB Engaging Reluctant and Resistant Families (May 2011), LSCB Managing and Assessing Risk (May 2011), HC&YPS Level 1 Training in Safeguarding and Child Protection for Multi-Disciplinary Teams (Jan 2010), CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Parent Support Work in Schools (July 2010,) SHS UK Anti-bullying training (2004), SHS UK Bereavement training (2004), SHS UK Rise to the Challenge KS3 (2003), SHS UK Child Protection (2003), SHS UK Anger Management (2002), SHS UK Mediation techniques when conflicts arise (2002), SHS UK Skills for running groups (2002), LBH Learning Mentors
National Training (Dec 2001), SHS UK Reducing Truancy and Exclusion Through Positive Parent Power (Nov 2001), MindFields Seminar How to help families with troubled children (Nov 2001), MindFields Seminar Managing Care and Behavioral Issues of Black and Ethnic Minority Pupils (June 2001), LBH Solution Focused Brief Therapy (Jan 2001)
•Volunteer coordinator for internationally recognized leading specialized children's hospital - consolidated all previous experiences of managing and motivating a large number of people (120 volunteers) in an
emotionally charged environment
•Working within the educational system for School Home Support UK , coordinated 25 members of staff within the Hackney Borough to take great responsibility in organizing and evaluating the overall outcome
of specific projects and/or learning strategies that were put in place in different schools.
•Working across different schools (Kingsland Secondary School, Stoke Newington Media Arts College, Woodberry Down Primary School and George Green's School), dealing with a wide range social and emotional issues that deeply affect young people's learning and their families.
2 Years Post-Graduate Diploma in Gestalt Counseling
BSc Applied Psychology and Mass Communication Degree performance: 2.1 RESEARCH PROJECT: The impact of poverty on children's expectations and aspirations for the future. A Qualitative approach.
Computer Literate, Client Relations, Creative Problem Solving, Delivery, Italian, Local Government, Managing, Organizing, Safe Guarding, Supervision, Assessing and Evaluating.
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