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Denis Cullen

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IASW Independent Social Workers

Name: Denis Cullen

Email: dbcullen1@outlook.com

Telephone: 083 404 7506

Type of Work/Specialism: Mental Health, Assessment, Supervisor, Facilitator, Serious Incident Reviews and Root Cause Analysis

CORU Registration Number: SW004134

Region/Location: West of Ireland, Clare, Galway, Limerick / Nationwide as required / Online

Languages spoken: English

Business name/address: Denis Cullen Consultancy

Description of relevant experience/profile:

  • A highly experienced social worker (Ireland & UK registered) with over 35 years experience in the field of mental health across community, hospital, criminal justice, and forensic mental health services.
  • Working independently since 2017.
  • Highly experienced at both practitioner and senior manager level, bringing independent expertise across both Health & Social Care sectors.
  • Successful delivery of internal and external training and organizational leadership.
  • Highly experienced and effective social work supervisor (via both individual and group settings). 


Qualifications: CQSW, M.A., Dip. Counselling, PG Dip. Forensic Behavioural Science, Advanced Dip. Personal, Leadership and Executive Coaching.

Professional registrations:

  • CORU (Ireland)
  • Social Work England (UK)
  • European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC)

Extra skills:

  • Professionally qualified and Accredited Personal, Executive, & Leadership Coach - facilitating individual, team, and organisational achievement and growth.
  • Assessment of Risk and Post-Incident Review via Root Cause Analysis.
  • As a contracted Tribunal Lay Member, I bring an independent perspective to the role and function of the Mental Health Review Tribunal Panel on behalf of The Mental Health Commission of Ireland.
  • Knowledge and experience of supporting Religious Organisations across Ireland and England in respect of individual and organisational assessment of risk and safeguarding requirements.

Having worked independently since 2017 I have acquired a diverse range of additional experience including:

  • Provider of Independent Consultancy services to UK NHS trusts, supporting and leading on post-homicide/suicide serious incident reviews in line with statutory requirements
  • Providing independent risk assessments for Tusla Child & Family services, and separately for catholic church diocese’ including associated religious orders across Ireland on behalf of The Irish Child & Family Institute.
  • Leading a successful whole-systems review on behalf of a large UK NHS Trust of Mental Health Policy, Practice and Procedures including implementation of Quality Improvement outcome measures aligned to national standards/policy.