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Safeguarding Looked After Children

Wednesday 19th October 2022 - Virtual  


This half-day intercollegiate level 3 and 4 conference is directed at all professionals whose work brings them into contact with vulnerable children (Looked after Children and Children in Need of Safeguarding).

It aims to help update and refresh the knowledge, skills and competences of health care staff and professionals.

"Healthcare staff working with this group of children and their carers must have the right knowledge, skills, attitudes and values.....access to highly skilled and knowledgeable health practitioners results in improved outcomes, enabling young people to achieve their full potential" 

-Looked after Children: roles and competencies of healthcare staff: December 2020

" fulfil these responsibilities, it is the duty of healthcare organisations to ensure that all health staff have access to appropriate safeguarding/ child protection training, learning opportunities.... "
-Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competencies for Healthcare Staff Fourth edition: January 2019

11:30: Login Registration - Room open for networking


12:15 -12.30: Welcome and introduction by Dr Lin Ray-Graham 


12:30- 13:30: Teen suicide and invisible men: Safeguarding – Young Suicide Prevention

Kelly Thorpe: Head of Helpline Services, Papyrus


Pause 5 min


13:35 - 14:35: Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Pathways for Children and Young People.


Graeme Markwell: Senior Public Health Lead

- Targeted Interventions, Children and Young People

- Directorate Of Adult Social Care and Public Health

- Serving Richmond and Wandsworth Councils


14:35 – 14:55:Break


14:55 – 16:25: Suicide Pacts and Contagion.  Looking at the differences between the two, the role of media and other factors, learnings from Bridgend and the role of the Multiagency Network


- Dr Alex Doig: Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children, SWLST Mental Health Trust. 


Pause 5 min


16:30 - 17:30: Olly's Future - a movement to prevent young suicides 

- Ann Feloy / Emma Baars CEO Olly’s Future




17:45: Room open for networking

Who should attend?

All health professionals who work with adults


Chair & Speakers Include:

- Dr Lin Ray-Graham, Designated Nurse for Looked after Children

- Anne Feloy, CEO of Olly’s Future

- Dr Alex Doig, Consultant Psychiatrist Richmond CAMHS

- Kelly Thorpe, Head of Helpline Services, Papyrus

- Graeme Markwell, Senior Public Health Lead


Or call to book by telephone: 0208 642 7185


The cost of attendance is only £85 if paid online or £100 if by invoice to the employer.


If you wish to receive the information discussed at the conference, but cannot attend on the day we can supply the speaker's notes



“Speakers were excellent.”

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