Involving Families currently has a team of 16 family group conference coordinators based across the south west who have many years’ experience of coordinating family group conferences. Our coordinators are experienced practitioners in other areas of work and the team includes social workers, mediators, teachers, health workers and counsellors.
Sean Haresnape is the Director of Involving Families. He has worked with family group conferences since 1994 and has set up and managed four different family group conference projects, has coordinated hundreds of family group conferences and has written and presented internationally about family group conference practice. Sean also works part time as a Policy Advisor for the family rights group and has led on the development of a post graduate certificate in family group conference practice and the development of a nationally agreed framework for the accreditation of family group conference services.