Ms Sephra Dorsette-Peters

Independent Social Worker

Sephra Dorseete-Peters

Sephra Dorsette-Peters is an experienced Social Worker, Practice Educator and Practice Assessor within Children’s Social work. Sephra has 5 years of statutory Social Work experience and has provided expert evidence in care proceedings.

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Sephra is a child focused Social Work practitioner with strong relationship-based practice skills and strong assessment and analytical skills. Ms Dorsette-Peters developed these skills through previous roles within child in need, child protection and corporate parenting services and Sephra is systemically trained.

Sephra has experience undertaking a range of assessments within child and family Social Work. For example, child and family assessments, generic risk assessments, Parenting capacity assessments, sibling together and apart assessments and connected persons assessments.

Sephra has worked as a Team Manager within a Looked after Children Service as well as a Team manager in a Children Specialist service which focused on domestic abuse and adolescent contextual safeguarding issues. In addition, Sephra has worked within substance misuse.

Experience of giving evidence

Sephra has 5 years of experience giving evidence in care proceedings. This is Sephra first year undertaking independent expert witness work.

Cases undertaken

  • Family proceedings

Specialist assessments offered

  • Parent Assess


Sephra is able to undertake face to face and remote assessments. She is able to book appointments within 3 weeks from instruction, and produce a report in 21 working days after the assessment has taken place.


Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent

Qualifications and memberships


  • MA Social Work 2018
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice: Practice Education 2021
  • BSc Sports Development and Youth and Community Work 2012


  • Member of the British Association of Social Workers
  • Registered with Social Work England

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