Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, gender or social background.
This timely symposium is a unique opportunity for all professionals involved in child safeguarding to hear from UK’s leading experts about the latest developments in the fight against child sexual exploitation. By the end of the session, delegates will have gained an improved understanding that will equip them with the necessary skills and tools to protect children from CSE.
Children can experience uncertainties, adversity, poverty and trauma. The ability to adapt well, cope better and thrive despite these challenges is a crucial aspect of their lives. The Children in Wales Annual Round Table Conference will provide opportunities to consider current research and practice that takes a ‘whole child’ approach to improving resilience in childhood.
The Public Health: The Unusual Suspects conference will bring together an agenda of expert speakers, who will provide delegates with insight and information on each of the topic areas featured. There will be ample opportunity throughout the day to discuss and debate the issues, engage with speakers and share knowledge and best practice with fellow professionals.
Call for Children’s Delegations This conference will demonstrate why involvement of children in decision-making processes brings positive outcomes, both for the children and young people involved, for communities and for society at large, for example by promoting social inclusion and community engagement. Recommendations for policy makers and practitioners on why and how to strengthen child participation in public decision-making will be one of the key outcomes of this conference. Registration for the conference will commence in April 2018.
This timely symposium will offer an invaluable opportunity for local authorities, schools, teachers, faith groups, student bodies and sexual health professionals to engage with government reforms and co-develop comprehensive age appropriate provision that empowers and safeguards young people. It will also enable all delegates to share, and learn from, a range of best practice models.
This timely seminar focuses on the future for mental health services in Wales. It will provide an opportunity to assess what more might be done to develop young people’s resilience and provide mental health support, and discuss the key issues arising from the inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People and early indications from the Welsh Government pilot initiative on specialised services in schools.
The Looked After Children: Improving Life Chances conference will offer delegates the opportunity to be fully briefed on the current situation within the care system and gain an update on the latest developments in terms of policy and funding. The conference will explore all the issues and discuss the way forward to ensure that the life chances of a child or young person in care are not diminished because of the circumstances in which they find themselves.