Ann Gardeström

Ann Gardestrom
Country: Sweden
Languages: English, Swedish
Licensed Signs of Safety Consultant
Ann has worked as a social worker and leader since 1980, with families, children and young persons. Her first years as a social worker she worked with residential care for teenagers and after that for 17 years as social worker and later supervisor and manager in the municipality of Spånga-Tensta, a part of the city of Stockholm. After that she was working in a central strategic position for the city of Stockholm for 8 years before going back to leading roles in child protection units in the municipalities of Bromma and Hässelby-Vällingby.
She has a masters in social work and have during the years continually deepened her learnings around systemic theory and practice.
Ann have been engaged with Signs of Safety since 2002 using and promoting the approach wherever she has been working. Since fall 2018 Ann have been working part time for Elia as implementation advisor for Sweden. As a licensed Signs of Safety consultant, Ann is engaged with Swedish municipalities who want to implement Signs of Safety.