Past events

Events 9-16 of 453

Improving mental health in schools- what does research tell us?

Date: 12 September 2017
Location: Reading
Organiser: University of Reading

This one day conference brings together high-profile experts from various disciplines and young people who have experienced mental health problems themselves to offer the latest evidence-based advice on how to address mental health in schools, and the best methods to achieve this. Given the vast number of policy initiatives and programmes being developed for use in schools, it is critical that schools know what they should be doing on the basis of the research evidence and where funding should be directed.

Enhancing parental capacity: taking action to support Scotland's families

Date: 29 August 2017
Location: Edinburgh
Organiser: Parenting Across Scotland

This event will explore how practitioners can assess parental capacity and share how we can help develop parenting skills to support vulnerable families and ensure all children have the best start in life.

SEN Conference

Date: 30 July 2017
Location: Belfast
Organiser: CCEA-Curriculum

CCEA are hosting a one day conference on Wednesday 30th August 2017 at Stranmillis University College, Belfast highlighting how creativity and aspirational thinking can enhance classroom practice within special educational needs schools. 

Access to education for migrant children

Date: 13 July 2017
Location: London
Organiser: Coram Children's Legal Centre

This free training session is designed to give an overview of legal entitlements and issues surrounding access to education for children and young people who are within the immigration or asylum systems.

Preventing Further Poverty in the UK

Date: 12 July 2017
Location: London
Organiser: Public Policy Exchange

This timely symposium will provide practitioners across local authorities, social services, welfare and the housing sector with an invaluable opportunity to come together and share best practice on ways to support families living on the edge and consider what can be done to gain long-term financial security.


Next steps for youth justice reform - education, rehabilitation and the Youth Court

Date: 11 July 2017
Location: London
Organiser: Westminster Legal Policy Forum

Scheduled to consider options for policy following the response to Charlie Taylor’s Review of the Youth Justice System - which set out proposals to review governance frameworks and establish two new pilot ‘secure schools - this seminar will examine the future of youth justice services in England and Wales.

Helping children deal with traumatic life transitions and losses

Date: 08 July 2017
Location: London
Organiser: Children's Centre for Mental Health

This conference focuses on ways of helping children and teenagers with chronic emotional pain that can ensue after traumatic loss and/or unwanted, sudden or unexpected change. The conference presenters, each an expert in a particular area of painful loss or transitions, will address the impact on the child of separation/divorce, death of a loved one, living with parental illness, living with the fear of your own death, traumatic and sudden separations, losing your country (refugees), moving house, school, family unit and losing everything familiar.

Achieving the 5 Year Forward View in Perinatal Mental Health Services

Date: 03 July 2017
Location: London
Organiser: Maternal Mental Health Alliance

This conference will provide you with practical information and inspiration to take back to your organisation and utilise in implementing and improving perinatal mental health care in line with the 5 Year Forward View.

Events 9-16 of 453 is an online service designed to support and encourage parents and carers of children aged 5-19, with a collection of videos addressing day-to-day questions and concerns spanning wellbeing, behaviour and learning.