Rukhsana Farooqi Consultant
Harrow, United Kingdom
Expert Witness/ISW/ Mediator/Writer/Researcher/International Social Worker/ McKenzie friend
Consumer Advocate, Expert Witness, Industry Expert/Consultant, Legal Professional, Public mediator/negotiator
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About Rukhsana Farooqi

1. I have practiced since 1992. I have been a Guardian ad Litem for Leicester, Nottingham, Birmingham and Inner and North London panels and acted for the Official Solicitor on the best interests of the patient with severe impairment in intellectual functioning since 1996. . Assessments for Judical Reviews and immigration cases..I have a particular interested in assessments of parents in private and public law proceeding.
2 Trained in Pams and Adult Attachment and assessing this. Completed infant observation training at the Tavistock clinic, story stem and I use these techniques in my work. Complete around 20 assessments a year in Pakistan I undertake assessments in India and Bangladesh. I can speak Urdu and Punjabi/Mirpuri. I am originally from Azad Kashmir. I have expertise in undertaking assessments of Pakistani, Indian and Bangadeshi families. I also undertake assessments in Eastern Europe. I am very cautious about risk factors and I take full precautions particularly in Pakistan. I have links with the security services to ensure my assessments are safe.
3. Assessments of children and families where there has been physical, sexual and emotional abuse of children of all ages.
4. I have particular expertise in undertaking parenting assessments, viability
assessments and specialist assessments for court public/private law proceedings in the Uk and Abroad. Particular interest in working with marginalised groups and cross cultural work using therapeutic skills in my assessments.
6. I am accredited social work practice Educator and I worked for a number of Uk universities.
7. I am a trained Counsellor. .I have a particular interest in working with young Asian women. I was involved in setting up Kiran Asian women's Refuge in East London in 1990. I have a particular expertise in forced marriages, honour based violence and radicalization cases.

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    LLB (Hons) expert witness family and immigration.

My professional experience
Independent Social Work (1992 To Present)
Independent Social Worker/ Expert Witness
Independent social work (1996 To Present)
Independent Social Work Consultant specialising in black and ethnic minority families
Assessments in Pakistan,India and Bangladesh (1996 To Present)
Independent social work consultant/Risk Assessor
Kiran offering assessments and consultation on cases where there is Radicalisation (1996 To Present)
Multi disciplinary team
Roshini (1996 To Present)
Risk Assessor
Expert in assessment of forced marriage, honour based violence and radicalisation cases. (1996 To Present)
Consultant and Risk Assessor
My education
University of Leicester (Leicester)
LLB (Hons)
University of Nottingham (Nottingham)
MA in social work/ Advanced Award
Roe Hampton Institute (London)
Postgraduate Diploma Humnistic Counselling
North East London Consortium (London)
Practice Teaching in social wirk
Institute of psychiatry/ Kings College London (London)
MSC in Mental Health Social Work/ Advanced Award
Tavistock Clinic (London.)
Professional Doctorate
Anna Freud (London)
Story Stem
NAGALRO (London)
Regents College (London)
Dispute Resolution

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