Jamie MCcreghan

Jamie McCreghan

Social Worker, Systemic Practitioner and Trainer

Jamie gained his social work qualification in Perth, Australia, and he moved to the UK in 2009 to work in children’s social care.  In 2016, Jamie completed his post-graduate certificate in child-focused systemic practice.

Jamie’s experience lies with looked-after young people in both local government and private settings. He has extensive experience in supervising, consulting, and training social care practitioners across the UK. Jamie is the co-director of an independent fostering agency, specialising in the use of systemic family therapy principles. He offers systemic interventions and support to social workers and foster carers in this organisation.  Jamie is an experienced trainer, delivering various systemic courses for Collective Space including the AFT accredited foundation level training.  He is passionate about developing practitioners to be creative and to take ownership of how they use systemic ideas.

“the teaching supports practitioners to consider the dilemmas they face, such as organisational structures which might cause practitioners to lose their self reflexivity. Jamie approaches this with great sensitivity and tact.

Foundation year student- Greater London Authority