Achieving the Best Outcomes for Children and Young People through the Courts

Novotel, Birmingham - Friday 17th November 2017

Keynote Speakers

David Spicer LLB, Mr Justice Peter Jackson, High Court Judge,

Sharon Beattie, Dr Jean Price and Dr Sam Warner

Aims: To promote the most effective use of courts to protect children and young people from

abuse and neglect and to bring about positive outcomes for children at risk.




Nurturing Resilience in Parents and Children:

the therapeutic approach in child protection practice

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow - Friday 1st September 2017 - 9.45am – 1.00pm

Facilitated by Dr Hazel G Whitters

This Masterclass aims to share knowledge and to promote understanding of the impact, and application, of a professional therapeutic relationship with parents and children in a context of child protection.


Developing Mental Toughness and Resilience for Handling the

Pressures of Child Protection

Queen’s University, Belfast – Monday 11th September 2017 - 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Facilitated by Dr Paula McFadden and Sharon Beattie


Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII)

Early Recognition and Management

Institute of Family Therapy, London Wednesday 1st November 2017- 10.00am – 4.00pm

Facilitated by Dr Danya Glaser

The day will help promote the early recognition and effective management of possible cases of Fabricated

or Induced Illness.


Intervening With Children and Families Following the Identification of Maltreatment:

Modular approaches to address and modify abusive and neglectful parenting and the associated

impairment of children’s health and development using an Intervention Resources Toolkit

Institute of Family Therapy, London, Monday 9th October 2017 – 9.30am-4.00pm

Speakers: Dr Arnon Bentovim and Dr Eileen Vizard, Child and Family Training UK

Introducing Key Guides – Each participant will receive copies of 2 key guides – Modifying abusive and neglectful

parenting, and working with children, addressing emotional and traumatic response.


Human Trafficking of Children and Young People

The Legacy International Hotel, Preston

Monday 4th December 2017 - 9.30am-1.00pm

Facilitated by Dawn Eccleston


Bookings for all events and pricing and speaker information available at this link



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