Gill is the national trainer and advisor for the Caledonian system which is Scotland’s accredited domestic abuse perpetrator programme with integrated women and children’s support service. Gill co-designs and delivers the training for the system, is involved in the development of guidance and manuals that support the system and she provides ongoing expert advice to the local authorities in Scotland that deliver the Caledonian system.
Gill’s academic career includes a degree in Social Work and a Master’s degree in Psychological Trauma Studies. She has extensive experience working within Scotland’s justice system and has spent the majority of her front line social work career working for a local authority where she specialised in delivering the Caledonian system. She has undertaken numerous roles within the Caledonian system including supporting victims of domestic abuse, helping men to change their abusive behaviour and management roles. Gill has a commitment to trauma informed practice and to the continued growth and development of the Caledonian system. Gill joined Community Justice Scotland in 2020 when the Caledonian Central team was established.