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Bishops announce new National Coordinator for Safeguarding

Bishops announce new National Coordinator for Safeguarding

 

Tuesday 3 September 2013

The Bishops Conference of Scotland has appointed a new National Coordinator for Safeguarding, who will take up the post on 1 December 2013. Tina Campbell, who is currently Head of Counselling Services Sandyford Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS and Chair of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Healthcare Division has extensive experience in education, counselling and support work.

Announcing the appointment, General Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland, Mgr Hugh Bradley said;

"Together with the Bishops, I am delighted that Tina is able to take up the post of National Coordinator for Safeguarding. Her extensive experience and proven abilities in this field will be of great value to the Church in Scotland." I wish her every success and look forward to working with her."

Reacting to the appointment, Tina Campbell said;

"I am delighted to have been appointed as National Coordinator for Safeguarding by the Bishops' Conference of Scotland and determined to ensure that the work carried out by many experts and advisers over the past 15 years is developed and continues into the future. Society, quite rightly, has a heightened awareness of safeguarding matters today and as an organisation active in every part of Scotland we must continue to ensure that we provide a safe and secure environment for everyone who encounters the church in any way and to support those who have been harmed in the past."  

Tina concluded;

"I look forward to working with the Bishops of Scotland, our clergy and the many dedicated people across the country who both implement and support our National Safeguarding policies and procedures in their parish communities. The work of Safeguarding is an important ministry in the Church and I am privileged to be appointed to this role"

ENDS

Note to Editors “ A full biography of Tina Campbell is shown below, photographs are available from the Catholic Media Office (mail@scmo.org)

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Tina Campbell   Curriculum Vitae  

Personal Profile

¢      Innovative and experienced manager with the determination and skills to enable effective change and development in organisations.
¢      A confident and creative team builder with good motivation skills.
¢      Consistent and dedicated approach, both with clients and staff.
¢      Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour and the ability to consider new perspectives.
¢      High levels of integrity particularly when dealing with sensitive and complex issues.

Experience

¢      Over   20 years in education, including   planning and design of programmes and management of teams
¢      More than 16 years experience in counselling, including supporting high levels of distress and clients with complex issues.
¢      More than 28 years in teaching, including adult education courses up to and including post graduate level.
¢      More than 10 years experience as a Counselling Supervisor
¢      An experienced manager, with a proven record of developing an innovative and unique counselling service.
¢      Significant experience in mentoring, counselling supervision and facilitation.
¢      Initiated and developed counselling services within two independent schools.

Achievements

¢      Experienced speaker and trainer at conferences, both nationally and internationally and on adult education courses, primarily on safeguarding and sexual abuse
¢      Able to sustain professional development through a variety of post qualifying courses.

Career History

2009 “ Present         Chair of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Healthcare Division

2008 “ Present       Supervisor for REACT counsellors working with children and young people

09/2003 “ present     Head of Counselling Services Sandyford
                                                                          Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS

01/2001- (present)     Volunteer Trainer & Supervisor with Scottish Marriage Care
                                         

04/ 2001-09/2003   Co-ordinator for Volunteers, training Co-ordinator and Counsellor at  
                                                              Yorkhill Family Bereavement Service. Yorkhill Hospital Glasgow

10/2000 “ (present)   Safeguarding   Advisor and Trainer for the Diocese of Motherwell

1993- (Present) Ethics Examiner and Team Leader for OCR Cambridge

09/ 1991- 09/2000   Head of Middle School, Head of PSE, Lay Chaplain, Counsellor
                                                            and boarding staff at Mount St Mary s College Sheffield

09/1993-1998           Volunteer Samaritan, Deputy Director and Training Officer
                                                        Chesterfield Samaritans

08/1989- 08/1991 Religious Studies and Faith Development Teacher
                                                            St Mary s School Shaftesbury

01/1987-08/1989   Head of Religious Studies   Tremough Convent School
                                                          Falmouth Cornwall

09/1982 -12/1986   Religious Studies Teacher at Cuthbert Mayne School Torquay
         
05/1983-12/1986   Volunteer Samaritan  


Personal details:

¢      Married
¢      Full & Clean driving licence
¢      Two daughters: 22 and 23


Education & Qualifications

1977-80      Bachelor of Divinity (Hons) Heythrop College London University

1981-82      Post Graduate Certificate in Education:   Newman College Birmingham University

1993-4 Certificate in Counselling Leeds University

1994-1996 Post Graduate Diploma / M.A. in Counselling Leeds University

2002     Certificate in Marital Therapy:   York St John University

2003     Certificate in Counselling Supervision     SQA & SMC

2004-5      Post Qualifying Foundation Certificate in Systemic Family Therapy:   Northumbria University

2005      Certificate in Narrative Therapy Levels 1 & 2   (Centre for Narrative Therapy)

2006      EMDR Training Levels 1& 2   (EMDR Institute)  

 2010 Diploma in Couples Therapy   York St John University

2011-2012   MSc in Psychotherapy   Stirling University


Tina Campbell: Biog


Tina was born in Newport Wales and   from her late teens and for the first part of her working career lived in England, mostly in the Diocese of Plymouth. She moved to Scotland with her family 13 years ago. Tina is the Safeguarding Adviser to the Bishop of Motherwell. She has presented at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally (including at The Vatican),   on the impact of historical sexual abuse. Her current work includes exploring how the Church might address the spiritual needs of survivors and those who care for them.

Tina is Head of a large Counselling Service within NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. She has been a qualified Psychotherapist for 17 years. Tina started her counselling career during the course of 18 years spent teaching Religious Studies mostly in independent Catholic boarding Schools. During this time she was also appointed the first female lay chaplain at a Jesuit School.

She     works from a psychodynamic modality, and has pursued further training in Systemic Family Therapy, Narrative Therapy, EMDR and as a couple s counsellor. She has studied at Heythrop College London, Newman College Birmingham and pursued further psychotherapeutic studies at Leeds, York, Stirling and Edinburgh Universities.

She is currently Chair of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Healthcare Division and regularly contributes to   the Healthcare Journal.  

Tina maintains a healthy interest in the interface between spirituality and psychotherapy. She regards both supervision and spiritual direction as vital components of a healthy approach to safeguarding in the Church.


Tina Campbell   MSc, BD(Hons) PGCE, Cert Couns, PGDip Couns, PQCert Systemic Family Therapy, Counselling Sup. Dip Counselling.

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