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What next for Early Intervention: Final findings from the Improving Futures evaluation

Date: 31 March 2017
Location: Hamilton House, Euston London
Organiser: Improving Futures - Parenting UK and Ecorys


We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the final report of our Improving Futures project, funded by Big Lottery. Improving Futures was launched in March 2011 as a key opportunity to drive forward innovation in early intervention support of families across the UK with multiple and complex needs.

Key issues for early years - funding, building workforce capacity and extending free childcare

Date: 29 March 2017
Location: Central London
Organiser: Westminster Education Forum

This timely seminar will bring together policymakers with stakeholders from across the early years sector, as well as local and central government, to discuss key issues for early years education as preparations are made for the extension of free childcare for three and four year-olds from 15 to 30 hours a week to be rolled out nationally from September 2017. 

Conversations that Matter: The Children's Society in Torbay (Checkpoint) Conference

Date: 27 March 2017
Location: Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre, Devon
Organiser: The Children's Society

The Children's Society in Torbay (Checkpoint) - working with Dr Margot Sunderland, Director of Education and Training at The Centre for Child Mental Health London and supported by The Big Lottery - is holding a one-day conference 'Conversations that Matter' for professionals committed to improving the well-being of children and young people, on Monday 27 March 2017 at Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre. The cost of the conference, refreshments and a two-course buffet lunch is £100 + VAT per person.

Next steps for mental health and wellbeing in Scotland

Date: 23 February 2017
Location: Central Edinburgh
Organiser: Scotland Policy Conferences

Timed to follow the publication of the new mental health strategy, expected shortly, this seminar will provide a timely opportunity to discuss the next steps for improving mental health services in Scotland.

Child protection reform - service delivery, multi-agency arrangements and the future of the social work profession

Date: 23 February 2017
Location: London
Organiser: Westminster Education Forum

Timed to follow the publication of a National Audit Office (NAO) report into the delivery of child protection services, expected in Autumn 2016, this seminar will bring together key stakeholders from across the education and health sectors, as well as local government, to consider latest policy priorities for the safeguarding of children.

Parenting Conference 2017 - developing our workforce to meet the change

Date: 14 February 2017
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Organiser: Children in Wales

Building on our successful conference last year, Children in Wales’ Parenting Conference 2016 will focus on how to develop the skills, knowledge and competence of the people who work to support parents and carers.

The landscape of the VAWG sector in London: Housing crisis and domestic violence, mental health and sexual violence

Date: 24 January 2017
Location: London
Organiser: The Ascent Programme

The ASCENT programme has been funded by London Councils to host a series of special events each year to address overarching issues in the VAWG sector in London. 

Troubled Families: Origins, evaluation and policy context

Date: 20 January 2017
Location: London
Organiser: Centre for Crime and Justice Studies

The Troubled Families Programme has recently been subject to Parliamentary and media debate. This event aims to take stock of the Programme's fortunes.

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