Judith Rees is a qualified practitioner in Video Interaction Guidance, an internationally leading parenting intervention which is provided to mothers and fathers participating in For Baby’s Sake to build their capacity to provide attuned sensitive parenting.
Judith previously worked in the UK National Health Service for 33 years. Over this time she was a Staff Nurse, Midwife, Health Visitor, Practice Teacher, Safeguarding Children’s Nurse and Team Leader for Health Visitors and School Nurses before setting up and being the Supervisor for the Family Nurse Partnership Team in Hertfordshire for the last 4 years. Judith’s commitment to safeguarding babies, children and families was reflected in her dissertation for her MSc in Child Protection and Child Welfare, when she produced an assessment tool for Health Visitors responding to police notifications of domestic abuse where there were children or an unborn baby in the family. Judith was a member of the Stakeholder Expert Reference Group on Trauma-Informed Care, producing national guidelines and care pathways on behalf of NHS England on trauma-informed practice for maternity and perinatal health settings.