Conference and Seminar Calendar

Our upcoming conferences and seminars are:

2007

Wednesday 24 October

Adoption Support Plans: Children First?

One-day conference – Bankside House, London

Keynote Speakers: Dr Mary Mather, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Bexley Care Trust. Pat Monro, Children's Solicitor.

2008

Wednesday 23 January 2008

Kinship Care in 2008: Re-evaluating Complexity, the Legal Framework and the need for Support

One-day conference – Bankside House, London

Keynote Speakers: Joan Hunt, Robert Tapsfield, Carol Edwards, Leonie Jordan, Suzette Waterhouse.

 

A series of three one-day conferences: Consequences for Children Affected by Maternal Drug & Alcohol Usage: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, commencing on 6 March 2008.

Thursday 6 March 2008

Binge, Crack & Methadone: The Effects on the Unborn Baby

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Raja Mukherjee, Consultant Psychiatrist, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust. Moira Plant, Professor of Alcohol Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol & Director of the Alcohol & Health Research Trust. Dr. Philip Preece, Consultant Paediatrician, Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Tuesday 11 March 2008

Minimising Risks and Identifying Long-term Needs – Bankside House, London
 

Keynote Speakers: Professor Ed Riley, International FASD Neurodevelopmental Brain Expert from the US. Dr. Raja Mukherjee, Consultant Psychiatrist, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust. Julie Gelo, BSHS/M, Mother of 8 children diagnosed with FAS and related conditions & Trainer from the US.

Wednesday 12 March 2008

Maximising Development Opportunities & Managing Challenging Behaviour of Children & Young People – Bankside House, London

Keynote Speakers: Professor Ed Riley, International FASD Neurodevelopmental Brain Expert from the US. Dr Mary Mather, Consultant Community Pediatrician, Bexley Care Trust. Dr. Raja Mukherjee, Consultant Psychiatrist, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust. Julie Gelo, BSHS/M, Mother of 8 children diagnosed with FAS and related conditions & Trainer from the US.  

Friday 14 March 2008

The Adoption Act 2002: Intermediation Services in Practice

One-day conference – London, Venue TBC

 


You can download a complete conference programme here and you can register for any of our conferences online. If you have difficulty with the online registration form please call Charlotte Lindsell on 020 7520 2880 or email [email protected].

We are always happy to hear feedback about our conferences and training courses and to receive your suggestions for topics to be covered at future Parents for Children events. If you would like to send us your feedback or suggestions, please email it to [email protected].