Upcoming event: Looked After Children: Permanency and Pathways: New Insights from Research
28th August 2018
Research Symposium for Looked After Children: Permanency and Pathways: New Insights from Research
A Family Justice Observatory Regional Research Symposium
25th of September 2018, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Lancaster University Conference Centre, Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster.
Hosted by the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research.
Keynote speaker: Dr. Susan Collings from The Institute of Open Adoption, University of Sydney: 'Direct contact in permanent care in Australia: Implications for supporting Children, Carers and Birth Families'
Other speakers include:
Caroline Lynch- Family Rights Group: 'Promoting children’s placement within their own families - Kinship Care and Special Guardianship Orders'
Professor Judith Harwin and Dr Bachar Alrouh, The Centre for Child and Family Justice Research, Lancaster University: 'Findings on the durability of supervision orders and special guardianship'
Dr Linda Cusworth, The Centre for Child and Family Justice Research, Lancaster University and Dr Helen Whincup, University of Stirling: 'Permanently Progressing? Building secure futures for children in Scotland'
Dr Claire Fitzpatrick, Department of Law, Lancaster University: 'Disrupting the routes between care and custody: learning from females in the care and criminal justice systems'
Laura Wood, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University: 'Unaccompanied Migrant Children in the Care System '
Family Rights Group: 'Lifelong Links - Creating long-term networks of support for looked after children '
PAUSE: 'Messages from practice with vulnerable birth mothers'
If you would like to attend please contact Angela Wilson-Farrer in the first instance at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is free to attend but spaces are limited.
We look forward to seeing you there!