Past events

Events 17-24 of 426

CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND PARTICIPATION – What does it mean these days?

Date: 15 June 2016
Location: Carmarthenshire
Organiser: Children in Wales

This conference will cast a spotlight on our understanding of children’s rights and participation, what it means to children, young people, professionals and academics in Wales in 2016.  We will look at the challenges facing those who are developing participative practice, and showcase examples of innovative practice.

Effective Work with Troubled Families and Families in Trouble: How to Build Best Outcomes for Children

Date: 10 June 2016
Location: TCCR, 70 Warren Street, London, W1T 5PB
Organiser: TCCR

This conference looks at the research and policy arena that underpins the Life Chances Strategy, announced by the Prime Minister. We will also focus on what practice changes can be made to help us all respond effectively when parental couple relationships are vulnerable or broken.

Investing in Early Potential - the first 1001 days

Date: 09 June 2016
Location: Central Hall Westminster, London,
Organiser: Parent Infant Partnership (PIP) UK

PIP UK's Inaugural National Conference 2016, sponsored by the 1001 Critical Days will be an exciting opportunity to be with other changemakers developing upstream solutions for health, education and social care from across the globe.

CARE: An intervention for carers/parents with teenage children

Date: 26 May 2016
Location: Edinburgh
Organiser: Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy

This free event presents a piece of work, funded by the Robertson Trust and conducted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP), to develop an intervention for carers/parents with teenage children.

Improving the Provision of UK Adoption and Fostering Services

Date: 25 May 2016
Location: Central London
Organiser: Inside Government

The latest government figures show that there was a 24% reduction in the number of children being put forward for adoption in the year leading up to March 2015. The Prime Minister stated in November 2015 that: ‘It is a tragedy that there are still too many children waiting to be placed with a loving family.’

Delivering Transformation in Children and Young People's Mental Health Services

Date: 17 May 2016
Location: London
Organiser: Inside Government

This timely symposium will be critical for delegates to engage with the newly available funding for schools and clinical commissioning groups as well as to better understand the government proposals for transforming access and delivery of services in mental health services and provisions available in schools. 

Education, Education, Mental Health: Exploring the role of secondary schools in children and young people’s mental health services

Date: 17 May 2016
Location: London
Organiser: IPPR

For Mental Health Awareness Week, this event will bring together leading figures from the worlds of mental health and education

Policy priorities for child protection

Date: 16 May 2016
Location: London
Organiser: Westminster Education Forum

Preventing abuse, improving children's services and reforming social work.

Events 17-24 of 426

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