The Scottish Organisation for Practice Teaching

Keeping you up to date with activities and relevant developments in the field of practice learning and social work education.

Kirstin Parkes

Trustee

Kirstin is a lecturer at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. She also works one day per week as a practice teacher supervising students across the courses in a range of placement settings and is involved in Post Qualifying course development.

She has worked in Criminal Justice Service as a fieldworker and subsequently as a team manager in the Probation team. In 2007, Kirstin became the first MAPPA co-ordinator in the Grampian area, managing the multi-agency arrangements for Registered Sex Offenders and Restricted Patients. Latterly, Kirstin worked again with Aberdeen City Council leading the Adult Protection Unit.