Laverne is passionate about empowering young people and making a difference. She has 8 years of varied experience working children and young people in a range of settings such as Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Missing Persons Service with the Children’s Society, Independent Fostering Agency and statutory Social Care service. She has also worked as an Assistant Psychologist as part of a drug and alcohol team. Laverne is a bubbly and enthusiastic person who loves to laugh and is constantly seeking new challenges, both physically and mentally, such as volunteering in Sri Lanka, completing obstacle courses or climbing mountains.