Staff

Samantha Nash
Parent Link Founder

Samantha has been working with young people for the last ten years, running activities and programmes for NEETS, Learning difficulty, Aspergers and Autism.

She has run parenting programmes for young dads along with Infant massage programmes and has appeared on T.V and was asked to talk to the Paediatric Division of the Royal United Hospital in Bath following some notable successes.

She ran coaching activities for schools in Wiltshire, Somerset and BAINES delivering 73 sessions each week using fully qualified staff.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Mediation
  • Personal Development Plans
  • Diploma in Infant Massage
  • Supporting People Plans
  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Social Science Certificate
  • Coaching Award
  • First Aid
  • Health & Safety
  • Child Protection

Emma Cook:
Project Manager

Emma has had 20 years of personal experience with her own 2 children with additional needs.

She has recently taken it further an built a herself a list of qualifications in the additional needs area of care this included working with adults and children. 

Emma prides herself in making others feel at ease with additional needs.

Qualifications:

  • Care certificate Mental health in children and young people with learning disabilities
  • First aid level 2
  • Youth training
  • Child protection
  • Person centered approaches
  • Early help assessments
  • Child exploitation
  • Manual handling
  • Food hygiene
  • Epilepsy
  • Mental health awareness
  • ADHD
  • Drugs and alcohol awareness
  • Makaton
  • Infection control
  • Safe guarding

Scheryl Cook:
Co-ordinator

Scheryl has had 15 years personal experience with addition needs children and young adults.

Qualifications:

  • Mental health problems in children and young people with learning disabilities
  • Early help assessment
  • Makaton
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Complaints
  • Infection control
  • Drugs and alcohol awareness
  • First aid level 2
  • Food hygiene
  • Safeguarding
  • Child protection
  • Youth training
  • Fire awareness