Publications, Conferences & Training Courses Developed


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 ( (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

Conference Papers & Workshops

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

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

Training Courses Developed

‘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 Qualifications I am able to Deliver