We are a national network of independent social workers, psychologists, forensic risk assessment experts and qualified therapists

If you work with children or families in the UK, WillisPalmer can help you with a wide range of multi-disciplinary services. We have been working with the public and private sectors since 2004, serving local authorities, solicitors and independent organisations throughout the UK.

You can rely on our national network of professionals to provide high quality reports including parenting and PAMS assessments, Special Guardianship, fostering and adoption reports and the full range of psychological reports. We are also specialists in the provision of Forensic Risk Assessments in cases of sexual abuse and domestic violence.

We have developed an innovative training and mentoring program which improves performance of frontline staff and means better outcomes for children.  We can also help with auditing and a range of quality assurance and service improvement functions, including child sexual exploitation, attachment and risk assessment.

Find out more on the About Us Page


“I have always found WillisPalmer well organised, happy to help and reliable and this in a world of child protection where the work we do is vital but often pressured and not always straight forward!”


WillisPalmer Training

WillisPalmer have been providing training to professionals who work with children and their families for over twelve years. We have a range of training courses available for you to book easily on-line using a credit or debit card or through PayPal. Our courses take place at our training suites in London and Colchester.

Click here to see the range of courses on offer including attachment theory, CSE and Form F Assessment Training.

If you prefer we can provide bespoke training courses at your venue of choice nationwide, please contact us to discuss your training requirements. If we come to you discounts are available.

With our network of highly experienced trainers based across the UK, we will be able to meet all your training needs.

We also provide a range of highly successful and proven service improvement programs for local authority social work teams including a ground-breaking mentoring program for frontline staff. Further details can be found here


“Whenever I require an expert to undertake an assessment, I always contact WillisPalmer as part of our search due to their swift response. I will definitely be using WillisPalmer again”



“Working for WillisPalmer means that support is always available in complex situations and that my assessments are carried out in an ethos where the paramountcy principle is never forgotten. The quality assurance I receive is also supportive, detailed and focussed on both the needs of the case and my developmental needs as a practitioner”.

T. Simmons

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