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First One Thousand Days Conference
June 23 @ 9:15 am - 3:15 pm£80.00
First Thousand Days Conference
Friday, 23 June 2017 from 09:15 to 15:15
Location Eastington Community Centre at Owen Harris Memorial Ground, Snakey Lane, Eastington, Nr Stonehouse, GL10 3AQ
The Owen Harris Memorial Ground is situated conveniently close to the M5 motorway Junction 13, just on the outskirts of Eastington near Stonehouse.
Registration is from 9.15 to 9.45am. There is free car parking available.
The event will start at 9.50am and will close at 3.15pm. Refreshments and a light lunch are included in the ticket price.
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Are too many children going into care?
Could better community support prevent this?
There has been concern expressed about the rising number of children coming into care and being caught up in the child protection system. There is evidence that in some local authorities are keeping their figures down by continuing to provide community support for vulnerable families. The costs of legal proceedings have to be taken into account when local authorities decide to cut back on early intervention and support as the savings they make may be lost in other areas. These concerns will be discussed by guest speakers including: Anthony Douglas, CEO Cafcass and Joanna Nicolas, Consultant Independent Social Worker and safeguarding adviser to both Cafcass, Professor Kate Morris, Head of Social Work Sheffield University Research/Evidence and Dr Freda Gardner, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Director of Orchard House Family Assessment and Intervention Centre.