Senior Family Support Worker

Theresa joined the ARC Adoption team in November 2018, she has a wealth of knowledge and experience in supporting carers to meet the complex needs of children who have experienced early trauma. With a background in health, Theresa progressed her career into social care and is a highly qualified and skilled trainer, designing and delivering training programmes to ensure carers have the knowledge and skills to meet the complex needs children may present.

Also trained in Theraplay and KEEP Teresa has a key role in supporting carers to develop strategies to increase their confidence and skills in managing and responding to behaviour difficulties.

Teresa is married to Steve, has two grown up children who are married and six grandchildren. She is an active member of her local community being the vice chair on the board of trustees at her local community centre which also involves overseeing the early years provision. Teresa is a people person and is excited about the opportunities presented by joining ARC Adoption.