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Pierre Codron

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Pierre Codron

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Pierre is a qualified secondary teacher and a trained restorative trainer and practitioner. For the last 15 years, He has been a head of year in a comprehensive school in Cardiff where the restorative ethos and policies have enhanced the school’s outcomes and the relationships between staff and pupils. Pierre has spent the last 6 years rolling out the restorative programme in school heading one of the expert teams.

Pierre is currently training as a person-centred and psychodynamic counsellor in UWE in Bristol and runs his own well-being practice in Cardiff. He will embark on a two year post graduate diploma in September 2017 studying Gestalt as well as deepening his knowledge of the other 2 theories.

Pierre has also experienced working in the prison setting as a mentor for PACT Through the Gate Mentoring in helping resettling ex-offenders into their community after completing their sentences at either HMPs Cardiff, Bridgend or Eastwood Park.

Recently, Pierre has taken a position at a local mentoring charity where he coordinates volunteer mentors and ensures a good match with potential vulnerable mentees from all backgrounds and aged between 5 and 28. He also provides induction and training for the volunteer mentors and assists them setting up their mentoring relationship. As part of the role, Pierre also regularly mentors vulnerable and challenging young people in Cardiff and the Vale.

At Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership, Pierre is an associate and delivers restorative training as well as working as a sensitive and complex cases practitioner.

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Sousila Pillay

Sousila Pillay

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Sousila gained a BA Hons in Sociology and Criminology, then qualified as a Counsellor where she used her skills within the Probation Service and set up a counselling service at St Davids Hospice, both located in North Wales. She was the first to be employed by Conwy County Borough Council as a Freelance Behaviour Lifestyle Consultant working on fitness and lifestyle programmes, and as a Disciplinary Behaviour Consultant working alongside individuals within the dismissal process.

Sousila then located to Cardiff where she was a Teaching Assistant for 5 years at Ty Gwyn Special School for complex needs, and has experience working with Autism and PMLD. Sousila also became the first telephone counsellor for Tenovus after spending years as a Childline Counsellor. Her Behaviour Consultancy work continued as she was asked to be lead trainer in delivering training in Effective Behaviour Change for ABUHB Public Health Wales in 2017. Her interest in Criminology continued, and Sousila embarked down the Restorative Justice path qualifying as a Practitioner at the end of 2017, and completing a Body Language Diploma in 2018.

In the past, she has been a Mental Health Advocate, has experience working with vulnerable young people and adults, as well as being a guest speaker, and for many years delivered one to one and group workshops in Well-Being, and has also participated in ITV programmes advising and offering well-being tips.

Sousila is currently waiting to hear if she has been accepted onto the Independent Monitoring Board for Cardiff Prison.

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Pierre Codron

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Pierre Codron

Associate

Pierre is a qualified secondary teacher and a trained restorative trainer and practitioner. For the last 15 years, He has been a head of year in a comprehensive school in Cardiff where the restorative ethos and policies have enhanced the school’s outcomes and the relationships between staff and pupils. Pierre has spent the last 6 years rolling out the restorative programme in school heading one of the expert teams.

Pierre is currently training as a person-centred and psychodynamic counsellor in UWE in Bristol and runs his own well-being practice in Cardiff. He will embark on a two year post graduate diploma in September 2017 studying Gestalt as well as deepening his knowledge of the other 2 theories.

Pierre has also experienced working in the prison setting as a mentor for PACT Through the Gate Mentoring in helping resettling ex-offenders into their community after completing their sentences at either HMPs Cardiff, Bridgend or Eastwood Park.

Recently, Pierre has taken a position at a local mentoring charity where he coordinates volunteer mentors and ensures a good match with potential vulnerable mentees from all backgrounds and aged between 5 and 28. He also provides induction and training for the volunteer mentors and assists them setting up their mentoring relationship. As part of the role, Pierre also regularly mentors vulnerable and challenging young people in Cardiff and the Vale.

At Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership, Pierre is an associate and delivers restorative training as well as working as a sensitive and complex cases practitioner.

Sousila Pillay

Sousila Pillay

Associate

Sousila gained a BA Hons in Sociology and Criminology, then qualified as a Counsellor where she used her skills within the Probation Service and set up a counselling service at St Davids Hospice, both located in North Wales. She was the first to be employed by Conwy County Borough Council as a Freelance Behaviour Lifestyle Consultant working on fitness and lifestyle programmes, and as a Disciplinary Behaviour Consultant working alongside individuals within the dismissal process.

Sousila then located to Cardiff where she was a Teaching Assistant for 5 years at Ty Gwyn Special School for complex needs, and has experience working with Autism and PMLD. Sousila also became the first telephone counsellor for Tenovus after spending years as a Childline Counsellor. Her Behaviour Consultancy work continued as she was asked to be lead trainer in delivering training in Effective Behaviour Change for ABUHB Public Health Wales in 2017. Her interest in Criminology continued, and Sousila embarked down the Restorative Justice path qualifying as a Practitioner at the end of 2017, and completing a Body Language Diploma in 2018.

In the past, she has been a Mental Health Advocate, has experience working with vulnerable young people and adults, as well as being a guest speaker, and for many years delivered one to one and group workshops in Well-Being, and has also participated in ITV programmes advising and offering well-being tips.

Sousila is currently waiting to hear if she has been accepted onto the Independent Monitoring Board for Cardiff Prison.