Introduction. Making a real difference to Children, Young People & Families…

I have been an Independent qualified Social Worker/Team Manager/Senior Manager/Independent Reviewing Officer  who is highly qualified in my respective field of social work in public, private and voluntary sector. I have worked in front-line Child Protection and developed social workers and teams including a managerial capacity and now works independently with a range of partners across the UK.

I undertake a variety of work; parenting assessments, PAM’s assessment, dispute resolution work, Advocacy, parent and child assessments, direct work and group work. This is delivered through my passion in improving outcomes by making a difference to children and young people’s lives.

I am able to provide consultation on all matters relating to children and families from direct work with children, young people and parents/carers practice through to practice improvement.

I deliver a range of services providing efficient, quality and affordable services to a wide spectrum of statutory, voluntary, private and public organisations and individuals.  I pride myself on working with individuals and families to help them improve outcomes in their lives using a solution focused / high challenge and high support model. This may be to help protect vulnerable children / parents from harm or abuse or supporting them to reach their potential.

My services range from specialised consultations through to direct social work practice. I work with a number of clients and I am able to offer a vast range of service user needs:

Service User Groups

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Child Protection

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Children In Need

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Young Mothers

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Fathers

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People with Alcohol & Drug Problems

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Foster Carers/Adopters

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Parents with Learning Difficulties

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Families at Risk of Breakdown

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Young People & Teens with Emerging Mental Health Problems

Specialist Consultancy

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Service User Representation (Voice of the Child)

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Practice Improvement

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Improving Emotional Resiliance

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Assessing Parental Capacity

Service Provision

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Assessment & Independent Reports

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Direct Work with Children & Young People

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Parenting Assessments

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Promote/Advocate Voice of the Child

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Dispute Resolution (via Claire Field Consultancy Affiliate)

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Solution Focused Work

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PAMs Assessments

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Mindfulness/Emotional Resiliance

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Working with Resistant Parents/Families

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Child Sexual Exploitation & Child Protection Risk Assessments

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Groupwork; Children & Young People, Fathers, Young Mothers, Promoting Emotional Resilience for Children & Young People, Women's Groups, Fathers Groups

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Support to Children/Teens in School

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Individual & Group Supervision

Our Vision

I draw upon many years of experience ranging from direct practice in social work through to Senior Management Improvement work.

My philosophy is grounded in the ethics and values of professional social work and my empowerment of all people that I work with. I strive to empower, promote and protect the needs and aspirations of children and young people and give them a voice, to improve their lived experience and ultimately improve outcomes and their life chances.

Our Principles

The work is delivered through Sally’s passion in improving outcomes by making a difference to children, young people and families lives. Sally is able to provide consultation on all matters relating to children and families drawing upon many years of experience. Sally’s philosophy is grounded in the ethics and values of professional social work and her passion in empowering all people that she works with.

She strives to empower, promote and protect the needs and aspirations of children and young people and give them a voice, to improve their lived experience and ultimately improve outcomes and their life chances.

Our Values

The services that are provided by Ucount2 are underpinned by the following set of principles:
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We want all children, young people & families to have the opportunity to participate and that includes encouraging under-represented groups to get involved earlier to increase outcomes & promote life chances.

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Service’s developed will be undertaken with a -participative approach and embedded in practice by involving children, young people and families from the outset.

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Working in partnership with other organisations we will ensure that everyone we work with are valued, skilled and empowered to work together to improve outcomes. Our expertise and knowledge will be shared to support and empower others to develop their skills and confidence.

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We will encourage and promote independence by encouraging children, & young people to develop the skills they need to support themselves. We also understand how important parents are in supporting their children and strive to ensure that they have the best/most up to date information to enable them to do this effectively. We will challenge any assumptions made where appropriate.

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We are committed to continuous improvement and are driven to improve outcomes by using performance information to help us understand how we can improve and make the necessary changes in a timely, flexible and responsive way.

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Partnerships are key and collaboration and active cooperation with others including parents and carers, those working with education settings such as schools and colleges, local authorities, health, voluntary and community sectors who will support us to deliver the service aims.

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Processes are simple. We will ensure that our referral processes are clear and simple for all to access and use.

The Child’s Voice

“True participation is about being open and honest about what can be achieved and making sure that involvement is meaningful and leads to changes that can be measured”.

2Impact’s overall ambition is to develop a culture of active participation with children, young people, families and communities in shaping the services that are important to them’. A key aim is showing them that they are being listened to and provided with good quality evidence based services. 2Impact will also work with key partners such as the police, schools, health and voluntary sector, so we 3 can get the best possible results for children, young people and families within the resources available.

2Impact will ensure that the views of children, young people and families will be significant in helping to shape the services. This will be achieved by consultation and active participation so their voices and views are listened to, better reflected and used to develop and shape person-centred services. Our main purpose is to enable and support children and young people facing adversity to manage and cope so that their views meaningfully shape and influence who 2Impact are, where we are heading and what we do so that the experiences of children, young people and their parents in the future are even better.

 

We will work closely with children, young people and parents offering; face to face direct work, facilitating discussions, and empowering them to have their voice heard. We will also work very closely with many other professionals at all levels, as we can only achieve our ambitions by working collaboratively with our agencies and professionals.

Sally prides herself on working with individuals and families to help them improve outcomes in their lives using a solution focused / high challenge and high support model. 2Impact staff have a proven experience, knowledge and communication skills with the drive to put the child, young person and parents at the centre of all of their work and interventions.

Our Director.
Putting the child’s voice first…

Sally Stokes is a qualified Independent Social Worker who is highly qualified in her respective field of Social Work in the Public, Private and Voluntary Sector.

Sally’s ethos in the work she does is that of ‘doing with’ as opposed to ‘doing to’.

Sally Stokes has spent most of her working career over the past 20 years helping thousands of parents to gain an understanding of parenting and children’s behavioural, social and emotional issues. Her Bromsgrove-based Community Interest Company, UCount2, has engaged people from all walks of life. Sally says that “so many parents feel that they have failed as parents when they experience difficulties with their child”, with them often feeling helpless and hopeless in working through this.   

Sally Stokes

Sally Stokes

Managing Director & Founder

Sally believes that 2Impact offers a unique and bespoke approach “Our sessions (whether that be individual work or group work) are thought provoking, challenging but inspiring and enjoyable. We believe in looking at client’s strengths acknowledging children and parents as the experts of their family situation” not just focusing on the negatives so that children and parents can move forward with an increased understanding and confidence in their behaviour / parenting.

2Impact also provides individual sessions, group sessions, family support meetings, home visits on request, and general advice and information on parenting, children’s behaviour, social and emotional issues.

If you would like to discuss any issues and want Sally’s advice and support, you can book a FREE 45-minute consultation.

To book, call 07813004049 or email sally.stokes@2impact.co.uk

Our Director.
Putting the child’s voice first…

Sally Stokes is a qualified Independent Social Worker who is highly qualified in her respective field of Social Work in the Public, Private and Voluntary Sector.

Sally’s ethos in the work she does is that of ‘doing with’ as opposed to ‘doing to’.

Sally Stokes has spent most of her working career over the past 20 years helping thousands of parents to gain an understanding of parenting and children’s behavioural, social and emotional issues. Her Bromsgrove-based Community Interest Company, UCount2, has engaged people from all walks of life. Sally says that “so many parents feel that they have failed as parents when they experience difficulties with their child”, with them often feeling helpless and hopeless in working through this.   

Sally believes that 2Impact offers a unique and bespoke approach “Our sessions (whether that be individual work or group work) are thought provoking, challenging but inspiring and enjoyable. We believe in looking at client’s strengths acknowledging children and parents as the experts of their family situation” not just focusing on the negatives so that children and parents can move forward with an increased understanding and confidence in their behaviour / parenting.

2Impact also provides individual sessions, group sessions, family support meetings, home visits on request, and general advice and information on parenting, children’s behaviour, social and emotional issues.

If you would like to discuss any issues and want Sally’s advice and support, you can book a FREE 45-minute consultation.

To book, call 07813004049 or email sally.stokes@2impact.co.uk

Our Clients

2Impact staff have a proven experience or have proven transferable skills with excellent communication skills and the drive to put the child, young person and parents voice first in all of their work.

Children & Young People

(we accept self-referrals)

Parents & Carers

(we accept self-referrals)

Voluntary, Private & Public Sectors

Law Firms

Schools

Charities

Local Authorities

Testimonials

Words from a Caring Father

"Sally is an impeccable professional, taking the time and effort to go through every aspect in the finest of detail, clearly drawing on years of experience and first-hand knowledge and application. When I needed informed, professional and emotional support, Sally was...
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Individual & Group Work.
Supporting each other…

Sally Stokes, a specialist parenting coach with extensive experience in affecting change in parenting and family support wants to spread the word that she is here to help and support anyone who is concerned about their child or parenting. 

Her service, 2Impact, offers one-to-one support or group work to parent/s or carers who would like to learn more about understanding their child’s behaviour, social and emotions issues and how to manage this to prevent things escalating. Parents are given the opportunity of accessing individual sessions or attending  group sessions which would allow them the opportunity to meet other parent / carers who are experiencing similar issues. This also provides an opportunity to network.

Talking to someone who cares, understands and doesn’t judge is so important. Building confidence and self-esteem underpins all the work I do with my clients. I feel that I offer a unique approach, as my clients are given a new perspective, understanding and motivation to change. 

If you feel that support you have had in the future has not worked for you then this could be the ideal alternative.

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Get In Touch

For more information on our services, please do not hesitate to get in touch by
calling 07813 004049 or filling out the form below.