Mandy Harley qualified as a Social Worker in 2001 and hold the Diploma in Social Work. Since qualifying she has worked exclusively within children’s services. She has over 23 years of experience of working with children and their families as an advanced practitioner and team manager. Mandy has worked in a variety of settings, which include child protection, looked after children, child sexual exploitation, family and adolescent support and the independent reviewing service.
Mandy has prepared numerous reports within pre proceedings and family court proceedings and directly to panels over a 27 year period and has also undertaken numerous assessments in relation to domestic abuse and parental ability to change and protect and has been fortunate to have worked with children and their families in Africa, China and India.
Mandy has also delivered training to various agencies. Areas which include PREVENT (Radicalisation), FGM, Domestic Abuse. She has been responsible for the development of ASYE’s ensuring best practice and their use of research within their practice. This includes quality reflective supervision to ensure that the lives of vulnerable children are transformed. She also has extensive experience of child protection which is reflected in my own practice and teaching.
Profession: Social Worker
Courts or Tribunals: Adoption or Foster Care, Family Court
Age groups: Adolescent, Adult, Child
Psychological Specialisms: ADHD, Adult Mental Health Problems, Autistic Spectum Disorder, Domestic Abuse, Personality Disorder, Relationships Difficulites