Preventing abuse, improving children's services and reforming social work.
This conference focuses on improving services and outcomes for people who self harm. The conference opens with a presentation from a lived experience perspective of how we can improve services, build understanding and encourage people to talk about self harm.
Bringing together key policymakers and stakeholders, including local authorities, primary schools and childcare providers, this timely conference will examine key issues for the implementation of Government’s Childcare Bill, shortly after it is expected to gain Royal assent.
Set to take place a year after the release of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Taskforce’s ‘Future in Mind’ report, this forum will examine and discuss the challenges ahead in delivering effective and compassionate mental health services for children and young people.
With Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) now classified as a “national threat”, the onus is on all professionals working with children and young people to be alert to young victims, perpetrators and those at risk of abuse and exploitation.
Reforming and regionalising adoption, new standards for children’s homes and strengthening support for care leavers.
This timely symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss the findings, recommendations and aspirations of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce, and to explore how to strengthen cross-sector partnership working to transform CAMH services.
Following Children in Wales’ successful Parenting conference in October 2015, and in response to feedback from participants, we are organising a series of follow-on seminars for 2016.