Working Together To Safeguard Children And Young People


Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be:

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Registration, Refreshments and Networking
Chair’s Welcome Address

Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent, Director of Operations, Coram (CONFIRMED)


Findings From The Child Vulnerability Framework
  • The 2018 vulnerability report: numbers of children who are growing up in England with vulnerability and risks that could affect their lives, wellbeing and life chances
  • How the childhood vulnerability framework can be used at local level by the new multi-agency safeguarding partnerships

Haroon Chowdry, Head of Analysis, Children’s Commissioners Office (CONFIRMED)


Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements
  • Important ingredients for multi-agency safeguarding arrangements to improve the response to children in need of help and protection
  • Findings from joint targeted area inspections (JTAIs)

Paul D’Inverno HMI,  Specialist Adviser, Child Protection, Social Care Policy, Ofsted (CONFIRMED)


Pressures On Children’s Social Care: Key Findings From The National Audit Office Report 
  • Analysing the number of referrals to children’s social care between 2010-11 and 2017-18
  • The significant variation between different local authorities in both the activity and cost of their children’s services
  • Responding to financial pressures: how local authorities have prioritised child protection work and reduced spending on non-statutory services
  • The impact of the closure of children’s centres on the need for statutory intervention
  • Working with the sector to improve outcomes in children’s social care

Ashley McDougall, Director, Local Service Delivery, Value For Money Studies, National Audit Office (CONFIRMED)


Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
Safeguarding And DBS: Changes, Misconceptions And Duties
  • Safer Recruitment – where DBS fits in
  • Levels of DBS Checks
  • If you don’t make a Barring Referral, who will?

Helen Chandler, Head of Outreach, Disclosure and Barring Service (CONFIRMED)


Promoting Digital Smarts, Online Safety And Well-being For Children And Young People
  • The key challenges and opportunities for children and young people going online
  • How professionals can better engage young people to develop their critical digital literacy and digital resilience
  • Practical advice, guidance and pointers to research, educational resources and support available

Sangeet Bhullar PhD, Executive Director, WISE KIDS (CONFIRMED)


It’s All About Context-  An Integrated Safeguarding Service Model With Contextual Safeguarding At Its Heart
  • Providing a framework to advance child protection and safeguarding responses to a range of extra-familial risks that compromise the safety and welfare of young people
  • Using the IC model of contextual safeguarding
  • Sharing learning and insight into contextual safeguarding in practice
  • Engaging with individuals and sectors who do have influence over/within extra-familial contexts

Richard Painter, Director of Safeguarding, Somerset Partnership & Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trusts (CONFIRMED)

Questions and Answers Session
Lunch and Networking
Contextual Safeguarding By Using Profiling tools
  • CP-IS – do you have ping-fatigue or diagnostic alerts?
  • Mental health and safeguarding profiling tools and guidance
  • Using tools bring together a wide range of publicly available data
  • Grouping the data by clinical commissioning group (CCG) or local authority
  • Using Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Profiling Tool

Kenny Gibson, Head of Safeguarding, NHS England (CONFIRMED)


Using Real Time Alcohol And Drug Monitoring Technology To Protect Children From Harm
  • Working in conjunction with two tech companies on real-time alcohol and drugs monitoring of parents whose alcohol and substance misuse pose a safeguarding risk to children
  • The parents in some instances develop better self regulation and as a result some children have been stepped down in terms of council intervention
  • In other cases the Council have been able to gather better evidence where there are enduring safeguarding risks
  • The efficacy of the project, its results so far and plans for the future

Chris Miller, Independent Chair, Harrow Safeguarding Children Board (CONFIRMED)


Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
The Digital Journey Of The Child Protection Information System
  • How CP-IS works
  • Where does CP-IS fit into other perinatal & early years digital programs
  • Data Sharing and GDPR – Data Subject; Controller; Processor
  • Helping commissioners and other health professionals understand the safeguarding needs and services in their local area

Kenny Gibson, Head of Safeguarding, NHS England (CONFIRMED)


Disrupting Child Criminal Exploitation
  • Defining child criminal exploitation
  • Shining a spotlight on the Children’s Society’s national programme, ‘Disrupting Exploitation’
  • Lessons learned and sharing knowledge

Dara de Burca, Director of Children and Young People, The Children’s Society (CONFIRMED)


Questions and Answers Session
Chair’s Summary and Close

*Programme subject to change


Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be:

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Sponsorship and Exhibition

We are now taking bookings for our wide range of sponsorship and exhibition packages; we also offer bespoke packages tailored for your organisation.

Why Sponsor and Exhibit at this event:

 Network with key decision makers across the Mental Health Sector
 Meet your target audience in the Sector
 Listen and Learn from leading industry experts across the Sector
 Opportunity to demonstrate your products or services
 Speak alongside industry leading experts
 Work with your dedicated account manager to generate the maximum amount of leads

Exhibition and Sponsorship Packages:

Strategic Headline Sponsor:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Pre show marketing email to all registered delegates
  • Post show inclusion on presentation email
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or A4 Chair Drop
  • 5 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Speaker Pass

Key Supporter Package:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or Chair Drop
  • 1 Speaker Pass
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes

Exhibition Stand:

  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Power, Wifi, Table and 2 Chairs (If required)
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Stand Manager Pass

Insert or Chair Drop:

  • 1 Delegate Conference Pass
  • A4 insert into delegate pack or A4 Chair Drop

For more information or to discuss the available option please call 0203 961 5002 or email [email protected] 


Prices and Discount

Public Sector Rate:

  1.    £379
  2.    £349
  3. + £319

Private Sector Rate:

  1.    £550
  2. + £520

Voluntary Sector Rate:

  1.    £299
  2. + £269

Event Documentation: *If you can’t attend the event you can purchase the event documentation

Electronic – £99 Printed – £99

Group bookings: If you would like to make a group booking of 5 or more please call 0330 058 4285 to find out if we can offer any more discount.

*All prices are excluding VAT

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


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