Rhian Taylor has been a qualified social worker for over 20 years and is registered with Social Work England. Her practice experience is predominantly with adolescents, having worked as a social worker and practice manager with children in care, young offenders, care leavers and unaccompanied asylum seekers. She combined this work with being an Associate Lecturer for the Open University.
Rhian has a particular interest in the role of reflective practice and supervision, and whilst working for a Local Authority she initiated a research project looking at the role of reflective supervision.
Rhian is a part time lecturer at the University of Kent. She teaches on the undergraduate, postgraduate and Step-Up to social work programmes. Alongside academia, Rhian’s work for In-Trac has involved being the independent reviewer on a Serious Case Review, and training on a range of issues, including working with adolescents, and supervision skills.