Honor Rhodes trained and practised as a Social Worker for many years. She has managed and developed services in both the statutory and voluntary sector.
Honor is currently the Director of Development and Innovation at the Family and Parenting Institute and this post enables her to make the link between research, practice and policy to help others secure the best outcomes for families. She is also a Non Executive Director on the Board of City and Hackney Primary Care.
She writes and speaks on a range of topics, particularly on Child Contact, Family Support, Effectiveness and Attachment issues. Her particular interest is in effective interventions with chaotic, chronic multi-problem families where children, and their anti-social behaviour, is the key feature that takes up agenciesí time and attention, diverting them from doing the things that really work.
Honorís academic qualifications include M.Sc Social Policy (University of London), LL.B (University of Westminster) B.A Hons. Ancient and Medieval History (University of Birmingham). Honor wrote 'A Guide to helping troubled families' (FPI 2007) and has a forthcoming book on Managing Parenting and Family Work due in October 2008.