Donna Loftman

Over 17 years’ employment experience working with children & young people and vulnerable adults. Qualifications include: BSc(hons)Psychology Degree, Counselling certificate, Diploma in Youth Work Practice and a qualified Trainer. Employment experience includes: Employability trainer for long term unemployed, young people, lone parents and young offenders.

I have designed and facilitated a series of workshops as a strategy to engage parents and improve their relationship with schools, which was published by the TDA.  My case study was used in the ‘Parent Support Adviser Project – Resource toolkit 1’ to illustrate: the different methods of delivery used; what good engagement and engagement looks like and strategies used to engage parents that are hard to reach.

Previous roles and responsibilities include:

  • Parent Support Adviser
  • Programmes Officer
  • Parents Programme Co-ordinator
  • Education & Training co-ordinator
  • Senior Support Worker
  • Assessment & Support Officer
  • Young Parents Unit Co-ordinator
  • New Business Co-ordinator