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Patricia Sweeney

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IASW Independent Social Workers 2020

Name: Patricia Sweeney       

Email: psweeney@swmc.ie

Telephone: 087 9027405

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

CORU Registration Number: SW002881

Region/Location: Meath, Dublin and Leinster / Online

Languages spoken: English

Business name/address: Social Work and Mediation Consultancy

Description of relevant experience/profile:

  • I have been a Senior Social Worker working in Irelands largest local Authority where I assisted individuals and families to live independently whilst encouraging safe and secure communities.
  • I completed a Masters in Mental Health, with a particular focus on forensic mental health and housing and have also undertaken research with the Dublin Region Homeless Executive.
  • I have worked with multiple stakeholders in developing and completing housing assessments for sex offenders.
  • As Social Inclusion Manager my work included participation in community mental health research with the European Social Network – representing and presenting at Conferences.
  • I have supervised a team since 2005 and currently provide external support and supervision.

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

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