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Patricia Sweeney

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IASW Independent Social Workers

Name: Patricia Sweeney       

Email: psweeney@swmc.ie

Telephone: 0879027405

Type of Work/Specialism: Assessments, Supervision, Consultancy, Mentoring, Mental Health, Housing, Housing Sex Offenders and Mediation

CORU Registration Number: SW002881

Region/Location: Meath/Dublin/Leinster/Online

Languages spoken: English

Business name/address: Social Work and Mediation Consultancy

Description of relevant experience/profile:

  • I am practicing as an Independent Social Worker since 2020, prior to that I have worked for Dublin City Council Local Authority since 1997 including Principal Social Worker for 16 years.
  • I am a Social Work Practice Supervisor for a number of Social Workers which includes Casework Supervision, Continuing Professional Development, Self-Refection and Social Work related guidance and support.
  • I am completing Home Study Reports and Viability Assessments/ Special Guardianship Assessments; I guest lecture on issues including social work in Local Authorities and homelessness;
  • I am part of an EU Semester Working Group for the ESN (European Social Network) 2021.

Qualifications: B Soc Sc, MSW, MSc (Mental Health), MII approved Mediator

Professional registrations: IASW, CORU and NAGALRO

Extra skills:

Published an article in the International Association of Forensic Nurses in 2013 called “Housing Preferences of Irish Forensic Mental Health Services Users on Moving into the Community”

Qualified as a Mediator (2010) with the Mediators’ institute of Ireland and have worked as a Mediator for Dublin City Council for a number of years