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 Expert  727600

Expert in Program Design for Children in Residential and Foster Care; Evaluation; Senior Executive Selection


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United Kingdom
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Expert is a consultant advisor to organizations in all sectors and specifically the human services/social care sector. Expert specializes in leadership and management coaching, program design, evaluation and strategic development. In addition, he provides a consultancy and assessment service to all sectors for the purposes of staff selection and development. His experience spans from 1985, working as a strategic director, operational manager and clinician.

He offers consultancy services in the following areas: • In-depth assessment for job applicants and staff development; • Leadership and management coaching; • The development of outcomes based approaches; • Service review and audit for development; • The design and implementation of treatment programs for children – the development of assessment and planning models; • Starting up new projects, programs, services – from design to implementation.

Expert has the ability to create a long term vision and plan for its implementation and is experienced in developing new services and businesses. He combines vision with very strong analytic capacity, clear task focus and the ability to get things done. In his last post as Director of Strategic Development he had a lead role in creating a new national foster care service and an academic institute, which delivers training and education to the childcare workforce throughout the UK. The Institute pioneered the first foundation degree in therapeutic child care.

Expert has been a manager and director for nationally and internationally renowned organizations providing therapeutic services for children and young people.

He holds qualifications to master's level in therapeutic child welfare, management and strategic leadership. His knowledge and practical experience are extensive and he has published two books and numerous papers on these subjects.

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service development

The aim of this consultancy program is to support organizations in evaluating and reviewing key aspects of their operation, to identify areas for improvement and to improve outcomes in performance. Rigorous evaluation is essential to determine what works and what does not work – it provides a framework for planning, monitoring and learning from experience.

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evaluation service


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2007   Postgraduate Certificate   Strategic Leadership for Social Care   Birmingham University  
1996   MA   Therapeutic Child Care   Reading University  
1984   BSc   Social Administration   Loughborough University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Director and Consultant

 

Expert is the Director and consultant for Expert's Firm, who provide consultancy services to organizations in all sectors and specifically the human services/social care sector. Expert specializes in leadership and management coaching, program design for children in residential and foster care, evaluation and strategic development.

In addition, he provides a consultancy and assessment service to all sectors for the purposes of staff selection and development.

His experience spans from 1985, working as a strategic director, operational manager and clinician.

2000 to 2008

 

SACCS

 

Board Director

 

Director of Strategic Development

 

SACCS is a UK national organization providing residential care and treatment, foster care, training and consultancy, for children and young people who have been traumatized by abuse and neglect. As part of the strategic board, with two other Directors and the CEO, he was responsible for running the organisation, which employs over 200 staff. His lead was responsibility the development of new services.


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Publications and Patents Summary

He has published two books on the subjects of therapeutic approaches, assessment and planning in work with traumatized children, a five book series covering Life Story Work; Therapy; Therapeutic Parenting; Fostering; Assessment and Planning, two papers in ‘The Journal of Social Work Practice', 2008; and three papers in ‘Therapeutic Communities Journal', 1995, 1997 and 2005.


Consulting Services:
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Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Conference Presentations and Workshops:

NCB National Residential Child Care Conference 2005. Paper Presentation ISPCAN International Congress 2006. Paper Presentation The 8th International Child and Youth Care Conference. Workshop Paper Presentation


 

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