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Safeguarding Looked after Children What does the Future Hold.
Wednesday 28 November 2018
The Grosvenor, 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0SJ
This one-day level 3, 4 and 5 (Looked after Children knowledge and Skills competencies of healthcare staff – Intercollegiate competences March 2015) conference is directed at all professionals whose work brings them into contact with looked after children. It aims to help update and refresh the knowledge, skills and competencies of health care staff and professionals.
Healthcare professionals have an important role to play in enabling looked after children to overcome disadvantages and to reach their full potential.-Looked after Children: Knowledge, skills and competencies of healthcare staff: March 2015
There were 70,440 Looked after Children as at 31 March 2016 and the number of looked after children have continued to rise.
This one-day conference is aimed at all professionals whose work brings them into contact with looked after children.
Covers competency in level 3 and 4.
Looked after children: Knowledge, skills, and competency of health care staff; INTERCOLLEGIATE ROLE FRAMEWORK: March 2015.
What's new for Adoption, Fostering and Looked after Children services
The Mental Health of Looked after Children: Putting research into practice and next steps for managing complexity
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Mental Health
Neurobiology of Neglect and long term implications
The future Role of Medical Advisers for Adoption
Mitigating the effects of Abuse and Neglect: Messages from long term adoption outcome studies.
Children and Young Peoples’ experience in Health Services
The Health and Wellbeing of Care Leavers: Implications for Clinicians
Nursing Looked after Children in a Social Work Context
The Fostering Stocktake: The Learning
Impact and Implications of Self- Harm: Managing the Risks
The Speakers Include:
Dr Matt Woolgar, Clinical Psychologist, National and Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
Dr Lynn Snow, Designated Doctor for Looked After Children, Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
Professor Harriet Ward CBE, Research Professor
Ms Lin Ray- Graham, Nurse Consultant Looked After Children & Care Leavers
Miss Akira Williams, Chair of Children in Care Council, London
Ellie Johnson, Health Group development Officer, CoramBAAF
This conference is aimed at doctors and other health and social care professionals who work with children and young people.
It will be of particular interest to designated nurses, designated doctors & specialist advisers for Looked after children as well as paediatricians, child psychologists, child psychiatrists, children’s nurses, health visitors, school nurses, allied health professionals, sexual health staff, GPs and midwives.
“Speakers were excellent.”