Bishops announce new National Coordinator for Safeguarding
Tuesday 3 September 2013
The Bishops Conference of Scotland has appointed a new National Coordinator for Safeguarding, who will take up the post on 1 December 2013. Tina Campbell, who is currently Head of Counselling Services Sandyford Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS and Chair of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Healthcare Division has extensive experience in education, counselling and support work.
Announcing the appointment, General Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland, Mgr Hugh Bradley said;
"Together with the Bishops, I am delighted that Tina is able to take up the post of National Coordinator for Safeguarding. Her extensive experience and proven abilities in this field will be of great value to the Church in Scotland." I wish her every success and look forward to working with her."
Reacting to the appointment, Tina Campbell said;
"I am delighted to have been appointed as National Coordinator for Safeguarding by the Bishops' Conference of Scotland and determined to ensure that the work carried out by many experts and advisers over the past 15 years is developed and continues into the future. Society, quite rightly, has a heightened awareness of safeguarding matters today and as an organisation active in every part of Scotland we must continue to ensure that we provide a safe and secure environment for everyone who encounters the church in any way and to support those who have been harmed in the past."
"I look forward to working with the Bishops of Scotland, our clergy and the many dedicated people across the country who both implement and support our National Safeguarding policies and procedures in their parish communities. The work of Safeguarding is an important ministry in the Church and I am privileged to be appointed to this role"
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Tina Campbell Curriculum Vitae
¢ Innovative and experienced manager with the determination and skills to enable effective change and development in organisations.
¢ A confident and creative team builder with good motivation skills.
¢ Consistent and dedicated approach, both with clients and staff.
¢ Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour and the ability to consider new perspectives.
¢ High levels of integrity particularly when dealing with sensitive and complex issues.
¢ Over 20 years in education, including planning and design of programmes and management of teams
¢ More than 16 years experience in counselling, including supporting high levels of distress and clients with complex issues.
¢ More than 28 years in teaching, including adult education courses up to and including post graduate level.
¢ More than 10 years experience as a Counselling Supervisor
¢ An experienced manager, with a proven record of developing an innovative and unique counselling service.
¢ Significant experience in mentoring, counselling supervision and facilitation.
¢ Initiated and developed counselling services within two independent schools.
¢ Experienced speaker and trainer at conferences, both nationally and internationally and on adult education courses, primarily on safeguarding and sexual abuse
¢ Able to sustain professional development through a variety of post qualifying courses.
2009 “ Present Chair of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Healthcare Division
2008 “ Present Supervisor for REACT counsellors working with children and young people
09/2003 “ present Head of Counselling Services Sandyford
Greater Glasgow & Clyde NHS
01/2001- (present) Volunteer Trainer & Supervisor with Scottish Marriage Care
04/ 2001-09/2003 Co-ordinator for Volunteers, training Co-ordinator and Counsellor at
Yorkhill Family Bereavement Service. Yorkhill Hospital Glasgow
10/2000 “ (present) Safeguarding Advisor and Trainer for the Diocese of Motherwell
1993- (Present) Ethics Examiner and Team Leader for OCR Cambridge
09/ 1991- 09/2000 Head of Middle School, Head of PSE, Lay Chaplain, Counsellor
and boarding staff at Mount St Mary s College Sheffield
09/1993-1998 Volunteer Samaritan, Deputy Director and Training Officer
08/1989- 08/1991 Religious Studies and Faith Development Teacher
St Mary s School Shaftesbury
01/1987-08/1989 Head of Religious Studies Tremough Convent School
09/1982 -12/1986 Religious Studies Teacher at Cuthbert Mayne School Torquay
05/1983-12/1986 Volunteer Samaritan
¢ Full & Clean driving licence
¢ Two daughters: 22 and 23
Education & Qualifications
1977-80 Bachelor of Divinity (Hons) Heythrop College London University
1981-82 Post Graduate Certificate in Education: Newman College Birmingham University
1993-4 Certificate in Counselling Leeds University
1994-1996 Post Graduate Diploma / M.A. in Counselling Leeds University
2002 Certificate in Marital Therapy: York St John University
2003 Certificate in Counselling Supervision SQA & SMC
2004-5 Post Qualifying Foundation Certificate in Systemic Family Therapy: Northumbria University
2005 Certificate in Narrative Therapy Levels 1 & 2 (Centre for Narrative Therapy)
2006 EMDR Training Levels 1& 2 (EMDR Institute)
2010 Diploma in Couples Therapy York St John University
2011-2012 MSc in Psychotherapy Stirling University
Tina Campbell: Biog
Tina was born in Newport Wales and from her late teens and for the first part of her working career lived in England, mostly in the Diocese of Plymouth. She moved to Scotland with her family 13 years ago. Tina is the Safeguarding Adviser to the Bishop of Motherwell. She has presented at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally (including at The Vatican), on the impact of historical sexual abuse. Her current work includes exploring how the Church might address the spiritual needs of survivors and those who care for them.
Tina is Head of a large Counselling Service within NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. She has been a qualified Psychotherapist for 17 years. Tina started her counselling career during the course of 18 years spent teaching Religious Studies mostly in independent Catholic boarding Schools. During this time she was also appointed the first female lay chaplain at a Jesuit School.
She works from a psychodynamic modality, and has pursued further training in Systemic Family Therapy, Narrative Therapy, EMDR and as a couple s counsellor. She has studied at Heythrop College London, Newman College Birmingham and pursued further psychotherapeutic studies at Leeds, York, Stirling and Edinburgh Universities.
She is currently Chair of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Healthcare Division and regularly contributes to the Healthcare Journal.
Tina maintains a healthy interest in the interface between spirituality and psychotherapy. She regards both supervision and spiritual direction as vital components of a healthy approach to safeguarding in the Church.
Tina Campbell MSc, BD(Hons) PGCE, Cert Couns, PGDip Couns, PQCert Systemic Family Therapy, Counselling Sup. Dip Counselling.