Charlene is employed as a Development Worker within our ‘Caring for Kin’ Project in Mid Ulster where she provides training and support to kinship carers.
Charlene holds a Degree in Psychology and a Masters in Applied Psychology. Prior to working for Kinship Care NI, Charlene worked as an Honorary Assistant Psychologist where she assisted in the assessment of children with learning difficulties and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.
Charlene has previous experience volunteering with the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health. She has also worked as a private research consultant for an Infant Mental Health Steering Group within the Belfast Trust.