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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Troubled Families Programme has recently been subject to Parliamentary and media debate. This event aims to take stock of the Programme's fortunes.
Timed to follow the Department for Health’s ongoing review of the Bamford Review of Mental Health and Learning Disability - and with the Minister for Health identifying mental health as a key priority for the forthcoming mandate and pledging to be a ‘mental health champion’ - this timely seminar will assess mental health provision in Northern Ireland.
Bringing together policymakers and key stakeholders, delegates at this seminar will consider the future for children’s services - bringing out latest thinking on best practice, collaboration and innovation.