FREE MEMBERS' MEETINGS - WELCOME!

Join us every other Thursday (see next dates below) for our hugely popular members-only meetings. 

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST BE AN AoCPP MEMBER TO TAKE PART.

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The aim of these meetings is to support you, our members, with challenging, supportive and educated discussions about key topics of your choice. At each meeting we bring academics, experts, practitioners and students along  to facilitate discussion and learning with plenty of time to ask questions and share views.

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For your diary, these are the dates for our most imminent meetings. As they are often oversubscribed, we don't release our full programme of meetings until nearer the time so we can be as fair as possible to everyone who wants to join in. 

Keep checking your newsletter and emails for updates on what we'll be discussing each week.

NEXT MEETINGS

Thursday January 28: 12-1.30pm: “The Who’s In Charge Campaign” – tackling the increasing risks to children of domestic alcohol consumption" With Clare Edwards, Head of Safeguarding Services and Dr Jo Garstang, Designated Doctor for Child Death, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Cathy Ellis, Senior Lecturer in Nursing at Northumbria University

Thursday February 11: 12-1.30pm: “Current best practice and techniques in working with young people with communication disabilities and challenging behaviour” with Dr April May Kitchener, Education Consultant and Trainer

Thursday February 25: 12-1.30pm: “Concepts of shame and honour as barriers to reporting child abuse and accessing services: the case of child sexual abuse amongst the British South Asian communities"with Vanisha Jassal, Senior Lecturer, University of Kent

Thursday April 15: 12-1.30pm: "'Working creatively to engage children?” With Jo Wagstaff, Service Manager and Accred Psychotherapist, Changing Lives Through Changing Minds CIC

 

  PAST MEETINGS:

Thursday January 14: 12-1.30pm: "Child Protection Vocabulary in Professional Judgement: Fit for Purpose?" With Dr Michael Fanner, Lecturer in Nursing and Paramedic Sciences at the University of West London

Thursday December 17: 12-1.30pm: "The science of adversity - the lifelong implications on mental and physical wellbeing in children and young people” With Dr Sarah Steele, GP and owner of ECHAP

Thursday December 3: 12-1.30pm: "Supporting vulnerable Young People in Lockdown: Best Practice and Shared Perspectives” With Alison Prowle and Rosie Walker, Senior Lecturers from The Centre for Children and Families at the University of Worcester

Thursday November 5: 12-1.30pm: "Safeguarding disabled children and young people with additional risks and needs. What does that mean for C P professionals?" With Sarah Goff
Safeguarding Children and Young People Manager,
University of Nottingham

Thursday 8 October 12-1.30pm (note new end time)  "Domestic Abuse and Covid-19: Issues for children and adults" With Dr Sam Warner, AoCPP trustee and Consultant Clinical Psychologist 

Thursday 10th September 12-2pm How to train effectively online: Engagement and delivery with AoCPP Interim Director, Tammy Banks, owner of Taye Training

Thursday August 20 12-2pm ICON: babies cry, you can cope - an approach to the prevention of Abusive Head Trauma With Dr Suzanne Smith, PhD, MA, BA, RGN, RHV: ICON Founder and Chief Programme Adviser,  Executive Director of Barring and Safeguarding for the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Thursday June 11  12-2pm  Chair: Tammy Banks AoCPP Interim Director. Members voted for topics they most wanted to hear about at future meetings.

Thursday June 25  12-2pm  Inequality, injustice, institutional and societal racism: Have we been silently contributing to this? Led by Ann Marie Christian, AoCPP Trustee, Social Worker and Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer.

Thursday July 9 12-2pm  Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control With Dr Emma Katz of Liverpool Hope University

Thursday July 23 12-2pm  Young People's Mental Health and Suicide With Dr Sam Warner, AoCPP trustee and Consultant Clinical Psychologist 

RESOURCES, RECORDINGS AND POWERPOINTS FROM THESE MEETINGS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE MEMBERS' SECTION

As these meetings are always oversubscribed, we release details close to the time of the event.