Gareth Mc Gibbon – AIM Associate trainer
MSW; PG Dip SW; BA (Hons) PG Dip Health and Social Care Management
Gareth McGibbon is the Director of McGibbon Consultancy and Safeguarding Services Ltd. Gareth is a registered social worker with over 20 years’ experience in the fields of sexual abuse, family violence and child protection. His experience in public protection, safeguarding, risk assessments and therapeutic programmes of intervention within both the criminal justice and child protection arenas is employed locally, nationally and internationally.
Gareth has undertaken research on the effectiveness of interventions with adults who have offended on-line and with young adults who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviours. He has also designed strength based systemic programmes of interventions for adults who sexually abuse and programmes of support for carers of children at risk from sexual or domestic abuse.
He is the co-author (McGibbon & Leonard, 2019) of the CASP-R (Capacity & Ability to Supervise and Protect – Risk Framework) a structured professional judgement framework for practitioners completing an assessment of a proposed carer’s capacity and ability to supervise a person of concern and protect a child at risk of sexual or domestic violence.
McGibbon, G., Leonard, M. (2019) The Capacity & Ability to Supervise and Protect – Risk Framework
(available from www.mcgibbonconsultancy.com or www.leonardconsultancy.co.uk