The Child Protection System; Reforms and Developments from Laming to Munro

The Child Protection System; Reforms and Developments from Laming to Munro

VCF 10-Year Anniversary Conference: Tuesday 5 November 2013

VCF would like to extend grateful thanks to conference attendees for generous contributions amounting to £385.71.

Conference Summary
Over the last decade, VCF has been at the forefront of campaigning for improvements in child protection policies and practices, and through the provision of an independent advocacy service to ensure effective links and coordination between statutory agencies and the community.

Together with our conference partners, VCF is uniquely placed to highlight progress to-date within the child protection system; what has been achieved, from key reforms in place following the Victoria Climbie Public Inquiry led by Lord Laming in 2003, through to more recent changes arising from The Munro Review of Child Protection.

The programme reflects current reforms around the revised PLO and the local authority – with the legal process fully joined up with analytical social work, a model that places the family social worker at the heart of the expert group; with speakers from across the sector, the Family Justice System, and internationally from the U.S. Juvenile Justice System in Boston, Massachusetts. /… Full Overview

>> Conference Programme
>> Conference Booking Form
>> VCF 10 Years: The Long Journey for Change (timeline)
>> VCF 10 Years: The Long Journey for Change (publication)
>> Conference Presentations/Speeches
>> Service User Experience
>> Exhibitor Details

Host and Sponsor
Bernell Bussue, Royal College of Nursing (RCN) London Region

Tim Loughton, former Children’s Minister and MP for East Worthing and Shoreham (Keynote – morning) | David Norgrove, Chair – Family Justice Board (Keynote – afternoon) | DCS Keith Niven, Metropolitan Police | Briony Ladbury, NHS England | Andrew Webb, President – ADCS | Edward Bennett, former Legal Secretary to Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales | Cecely Reardon, Attorney in Charge, Youth Advocacy Division, Massachusetts, USA | Professor Stephen Briggs, Centre for Social Work Research | Amma Anane-Agyei, African Families Service | Dr Helen Beckett, Institute of Applied Social Research, University of Bedfordshire | Mor Dioum, VCF Co-Founder and Director | Julie Penny (Chair)

VCF was delighted to partner with the following exhibitors for the 10-Year Anniversary Conference:

Birmingham Improvement and Case Progression Teams
Nathan Wyburn Artist
iPeople Services

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