David Cochrane has been Head of the Forensic Mental Health Social Work Service covering Broadmoor Hospital and West London Forensic Service (which provides Medium and Low Secure beds) since 2003. He is a Registered Social Worker and previously worked as a Probation Officer and an ASW. David has a particular interest in the Social Supervision of
Conditionally Discharged patients and has delivered many one and two day training courses on this topic across England and Wales. He was one of the authors of the Forensic Mental Health Social Work Capabilities Framework, published by DoH in 2016. David tweets from @dlgcochrane
What people say about David:
"This was a really informative course and well delivered by a very confident experienced trainer. I would highly recommend to anyone wishing to have training around Social Supervision."
"Very useful training from a trainer who clearly knows this area very thoroughly. Lots of information to take on board - but lots of useful materials that I can revisit"
"Excellent overview of subject. David was very engaging and informative."
"David was very good presenter and explained the role of social supervisor very well. Also made clear how to document, record etc... Would welcome further training from David"