Valerie Georgina Howarth HOWARTH OF BRECKLAND

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1940-09-05
Education Abbeydale Girls' GS, Univ of Leicester (Sheila McKay Meml Prize)
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Style The Baroness Howarth of Breckland, OBE
Career mgmnt trainee Walsh's Ltd 1959-60, family caseworker Family Welfare Assoc 1963-68; London Borough of Lambeth: sr child care worker and trg offr 1968-70, area co-ordinator 1970-72, chief co-ordinator of social work 1972-76, asst dir of personal services 1976-82; dir of social services London Borough of Brent 1982-86, chief exec ChildLine 1987-2001; chair: Lambeth and Brent Area Review Ctee, London Directors' Child Care Gp; advsr to: London Boroughs' Regnl Planning Ctee, Women's Refuges; conslt to: John Grooms Assoc for Disabled People 1987 (tstee 1988-2007), Thomas Coram Fndn 1987, Ind Ctee for the Supervision of Telephone Information Systems (ICSTIS) 1988-2001; tstee: National Cncl for Voluntary Child Care Orgns 1990-95 (vice-chair), Lucy Faithfull Fndn 1992- (vice-chm), National Children's Bureau 1993-94; UK rep Euro Forum for Child Welfare 1994-97; fndr memb: Telephone Helplines Assoc 1995-96 (first chair), King's Cross Homelessness Project (first chair), London Homelessness Forum, NCH Commn considering Children as Abusers 1991-92, NSPCC Professional Advsy Panel 1993-95, Working Gp on Children and the Law (resulting in Child Witness Pack 1991-94 and trg video for judges 1997), Home Office Steering Gp on Child Witnesses; bd memb Food Standards Agency 2000-07; tstee Sieff Fndn 1992-2006; memb Br Assoc of Social Workers (BASW), Nat Care Standards Cmmn 2001-05, patron and tstee Little Hearts Matter 2002-, chair Child Helplines Int 2003-07, memb Select Ctee House of Lords 2005- (chair Sub-Ctee G 2007-10, memb Sub-Ctee D 2010-), memb Bd Children and Family Courts and Support Services 2002-08 (chair 2008-12), patron NYAS 2003-, chair/pres John Grooms Shaftesbury (now Livability) 2007-, chair Stop It Now Steering Gp 2009-, vice-pres LGA 2008-, patron TRACKS (autism) 2010-; Children's Champion Dods Charity Champion Award 2012; hon doctorate Open Univ 2007; assoc memb Assoc of Directors of Adult Social Services
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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