Claudine is the author of ‘Guns Gangs and the implication for social workers’ and has received multiple awards for her services and dedication to the community. Claudine is a proactive disruptive and a thought-provoking criminologist who is not afraid to challenge the theories around working and engaging with young people who display what society deems as challenging behaviors.
Claudine is an academic who has several qualifications including a Masters in Youth Crime, Probation and Applied Criminology, the theoretical element of the Social Work Masters, Criminology and Social Policies, Counselling and Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
After being in the social work profession for over two decades, Claudine’s passion for working and engaging with children and young people remains as dynamic as ever. Claudine has a wealth of experience not just as a person who works with children and young people who display challenging behavior, which has earned her an enviable reputation for thinking outside of the box, but also as somebody who goes the extra mile to achieve positive outcomes with the local authorities.
The authenticity of Claudine’s dedication has earned her an outstanding reputation with the Metropolitan Police who have presented her with numerous commendations, one which was for her dedication to the community at the time of the longest siege in British Police history which took place in 2003, and lasted 15 days, and another for been proactive in the retrieval of firearms and live bullets from the community.
Claudine’s experience in social care has been underpinned by her personal and professional awareness as well as her creative approach to problem-solving. While you cannot fail to be impressed by Claudine’s expertise when handling complex and challenging cases, it is her meticulousness, drive and enthusiasm for the young people she works with that has proved most infectious and has earned her the respect young people have for her.