University of South Wales (Formerly University of Glamorgan!)
Graduated in 1999 HND Legal Studies and BA (Hons) Criminal Justice
First Job Legal Aid Clerk in Barry Magistrates Court
Went on to work in Halifax Card Services Fraud Department, then run a Public House and Nightclub in Porth for a number of years, and then volunteer in Cardiff Prisons Education Department before starting work with Young Offenders in 2004.
I have held a sessional worker post taking young people out to complete their reparation as part of their Court Orders as well as my current Case Manager role within the Youth Offending Service.
I have also worked in a voluntary capacity as a community panel member and appropriate adult.
Relevant training completed:
Professional Certificate in Effective Practice – Youth Justice
Award in Education and Training Level 3
AIM Training (Specific to sexually problematic and harmful behaviours) – Assessment – Intervention – Moving On.
Aside from regular safeguarding and signs of safety and other relevant training relative to my role.
Currently work in the Early Intervention Team at Youth Offending Service with a recent link into the Out of Court Disposal Prevention Model.
Assessing and responsible for direct intervention work with Children who have sexually harmed for the past six years.
Currently undertaking training to become a qualified Counsellor