Conference Papers & Workshops
September 2023: “Staff Wellbeing for Non-Teaching Staff” Wellbeing Day, St Andrews International School, Bangkok, Thailand.
August 2023: “Maintaining Your Wellbeing: Strategies for School Staff” Staff Inset Day, British International School Phuket, Thailand.
August 2023: “Peer on Peer Abuse: Recognising and Responding to Sexually Harmful Behaviours” Symposium on Safeguarding & Child Protection in Education, Phnom Pehn, Cambodia
August 2023: “Responding to Children Who Have Been Harmed” Symposium on Safeguarding and Child Protection in Education, Phnom Pehn, Cambodia
December 2022: ‘Feeling Stuck? A Step-by-Step Guide to dealing with anything and everything life throws at you‘ Phuket Mental Health Talk 2, Phuket, Thailand
November 2022: “SEASCN: Where do we go from here?” Southeast Asia School Counselling Network Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
November 2022: “4 Ways to Deal With Anything: DBT Skills” Southeast Asia School Counselling Network Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.
March 2017: ‘Internet Safety – what teachers need to know‘
Pastoral JAWS, Brunei
April 2016: ‘For the Good of Mankind? Nuclear Testing & The Fight for Justice in The Marshall Islands’ Jerudong International School Lunchtime Lectures, Brunei
November 2015: ‘Mean Girls? Working Around Relational Aggression’
South East Asia School Counselling Conference, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
April 2015: ‘Fighting for Survival: Human Rights and Climate Change in Oceania’ Jerudong International School Lunchtime Lectures, Brunei
December 2013. ‘Yes Means Yes! Working with Young People around Enthusiastic Consent‘. Institute of Education, UCL, London.
October 2012 ‘Should We Be Concerned About Young People & Pornography?’ FourTwoEight Event, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
October 2012 ‘Sexual & Reproductive Rights: Attacks & Responses’
Northeast Feminist Gathering, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
August 2010 ‘Project Management for NGO’s: Getting it Right’
Marshall Islands Council for NGO’s: Annual Conference.
February 2010 ‘Young Women, Porn & Sexting’
Thinking Seriously About Girls Work Conference, Leeds, UK
September 2009 ‘Young People & Pornography: What’s the Deal?’
Not Until I’m Ready! Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
June 2009 ‘Pornography & Young People: An Insight from North-East England’
Porn Cultures: Regulation, Political Economy, and Technology Conference, Leeds, UK
January 2008 ‘Are You Ready? An Adventure into Social Norms’ Motivate Engage Inspire Conference, York, UK
‘Responding to Self-Injury & Para-Suicide: Guidance for School Staff’
2 hour workshop for School Counsellors and DSLs.
‘Surviving Girl Drama: Strategies for Pastoral Leaders & School Counsellors’
2 hour workshop linked to The Girl Drama Survival Guide
‘Basic Youth Psychological First Aid: Train the Trainers’
One day course for specialist police & school staff in Cambodia.
‘Mental Health, Trauma & Behaviour in Primary Education’
One day training course for teachers and counsellors.
‘Safeguarding in International Schools’
One day training course for school leaders.
‘Lovebomb: Understanding and Responding to Teenage Relationship Abuse’
One day training course for counsellors & teachers.
‘Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence’
One day training course for Respect Me volunteers and committee
‘Healthy vs Unhealthy Relationships: Spotting Coercive Control’
Respect Me: 90-minute Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop, Brunei
‘The Four Ways to Deal with Any Problem: A DBT Skills Workshop’
90 minute online workshop for Mental Health Month 2021.
‘Psychological First Aid’
1-day course for staff and sixth formers at Jerudong International School, Brunei
‘Online Counselling and Support: How to Do it Right‘
Half day training for student counsellors
‘Working Creatively around Anxiety & Depression’
Half day course for student counsellors
‘Supporting Students: Practical Strategies for Tutors’
One day course for tutors at Jerudong International School
‘Safeguarding Students & Staff’
Half day compulsory training for staff at Jerudong International School, Brunei.
‘Delivering Comprehensive PSHE in International Schools’
3-day course for St Andrews International School, Bangkok, Thailand.
‘Introduction to Sex & Relationships Education for Specialist Staff’
2-day course for Jerudong International School, Brunei.
‘Safeguarding & Child Protection Training for Pastoral Staff’
2-day course for Pastoral Leads at Jerudong International School, Brunei.
‘Introduction to Internet Safety’
Half day course for Jerudong International School, Brunei.
‘Beyond Condoms and Chlamydia: Young Women and Sexual Health’
2-day course for Durham County Council.
‘Yes Means Yes! Working around Enthusiastic Consent and Pleasure’
1-day course, Freelance, Newcastle, UK.
‘Love Hurts: Young People & Unhealthy Relationships’
1-day course, Freelance, Newcastle, UK (with Little Big Butterfly CIC)
‘Pornified: Young People, Sexuality & Social Media’
1-day course, freelance, Newcastle, UK.
‘Sex, Drugs and Alcohol’
Half day course, Teenage Kicks, Newcastle, UK.
‘Grant-writing for NGOs’
2-day course, Republic of the Marshall Islands
‘Are You Ready? Young People & Sexual Decision Making’
Developed & delivered for Streetwise Young People’s Project.
‘Working with Young Homeless Young People’
Half day for Streetwise Young People’s Project.
Training Courses Facilitated (but written by someone else)
‘Self Harm: What to Do’
Half day compulsory training for staff at Jerudong International School.
‘Pregnancy Decision Making and Abortion’
2 day course on behalf Newcastle Sexual Health Training Group.
‘Thrills and Spills: Sex, Drugs, Alcohol & Young People’
2 day course, Freelance for NHS.
‘Introduction to Sexual Health & C.Card’
2 day course on behalf of Newcastle Sexual Health Training Group.
‘Delay: Young People and Sexual Decision Making‘
2 day course on behalf of the Newcastle Sexual Health Training Group.
UK Accredited Qualifications I am able to Deliver (online or in person)
Level 1 in Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults
Level 3 in Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults
Level 1 in Understanding First Aid for Mental Health
Level 2 in First Aid for Mental Health
Level 2 in First Aid for Youth Mental Health
Level 3 in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
7 Strategies to Help Your Child Settle and Thrive at Their New School – Trova Health
‘Should I Stay or Should I Go?’: Applying Ethical Principles to Practice: Ethics and Social Welfare: Vol 1, No 2 (tandfonline.com) (2007)
Editor: Reappraisals: Essays in the history of youth and community work
Editor: Youth & Policy 2004 – 2010
Data Collection and Analysis (2007):
Justice Denied: The Experiences of 100 Torture-Surviving Women of Seeking Justice and Rehabilitation: Report Summary | PeaceWomen
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Program Development Group (2010) ‘National Guidance for Personal, Social and Health Education focusing on Sex and Relationships and Alcohol Education’
Smith, E, Cowell, A, Douglas, H & Jeffs, T (2009) ‘Not Until I’m Ready: Young people & Sexual Decision Making’ Streetwise Young People’s Project; Newcastle upon Tyne