THE PARTNERSHIP BOARD
Five Partner agencies have come together to develop and run the FDAC National Unit. The Partner agencies are listed below and details of the people who meet as the Partnership Board can be found here.
THE TAVISTOCK & PORTMAN NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
is the lead Partner, responsible for overall governance and the direction of work, based on seven years’ experience of establishing and managing the first FDAC.
Steve Bambrough, Sophie Kershaw, Mike Shaw
THE CENTRE FOR JUSTICE INNOVATION
leads on the sustainable funding work, lessons from implementing FDAC in new sites, and drawing on the vision and practical work of problem-solving courts in other countries.
Phil Bowen, Stephen Whitehead, Neil Reeder
provides expertise in clinical work, marketing, fundraising, and project design and delivery, as well as offering a central London base for the National Unit.
Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent, Kevin Yong
bring skills in project managing the joint work of social care and legal colleagues, the development of data collection tools, and quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Mary Ryan, Jo Tunnard
THE UNIVERSITY OF LANCASTER
lead on evaluating FDAC’s contribution to child and family outcomes, including the potential for scaling up and replicating the model in different locations and for tackling the range of parental difficulties – substance misuse, domestic abuse, mental health problems – that feature in care proceedings and often lead to mothers losing the care of subsequent children.
Karen Broadhurst, Judith Harwin, Bachar Alrouh, Claire Mason, Stephen Swift, Tricia Mcquarrie