Our Safeguarding Children Conference brings together national leaders & experts in safeguarding and child protection.
Through hearing from highly regarded keynote speakers and attending workshops, delegates will explore key safeguarding issues for schools and academies. Plus throughout the day you will have the opportunity to visit exhibitor stands and explore more safeguarding issues.
This year will be our 5th annual Safeguarding Conference.
Date: 8th February 2019
Venue: The Studio, 51 Lever Street, Manchester, M15 1FN
Suitable for: Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Designated Safeguarding Leads, Deputy Safeguarding Leads, SENDCo's, Pastoral Staff & Attendance
- 8.45 - 9.15: Registration - tea/coffee and the opportunity to browse the exhibitors
- 9.15 - 9.30: Introduction from Kieran McDermott, One Education Chief Executive
- 9.30 - 10.15: Keynote Speaker - Prof Dame Sue Bailey, DBE FRCPsych
- 10.20 - 11.20: Workshop 1
- 11.20 - 11.35: Tea/Coffee Break
- 11.35 - 12.35: Workshop 2
- 12.35 - 1.20: Lunch
- 1.25 - 2.25: Workshop 3
- 2.30 - 3.15: Keynote Speaker - DC Paul Cawsey & DC Jason Robinson
- 3.15 - 3.30: Evaluation and close
Keynote Speaker: Prof Dame Sue Bailey
Children, Young People & Mental Health –The role of Schools & Academies
Professor Dame Bailey promotes the idea of prevention and the role of education establishments to support young people regarding mental health. This keynote will explore the role of schools & academies within mental health – and adopting a whole school approach. How schools can have a preventative role, and what measures should be instigated to support individuals. It will highlight the importance of early intervention and working in partnership with children & young people.
Sue has worked across the field of mental health as both a clinician and researcher. As a national leader in her profession of psychiatry and medicine, when President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists she helped bring Parity in law for mental health.
As Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges she has helped doctors understand the importance of the mental health and well-being of their patients whatever their illness or circumstance. She continually works with young people to inform policy makers locally nationally and internationally about what matters and how together we can improve the mental health of young people families and local populations.
Currently she is Chair of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC), Chair at Centre for Mental Health, Senior Clinical Advisor to Health Education England (HEE) for Mental Health and a Non-Executive Director at Manchester University NHS Foundation trust.
Keynote Speakers: DC Paul Cawsey & DC Jason Robinson
The North West Counter Terrorism Prevent Team: Counter terrorism Case Officers – Prevent Team
The Prevent Team from Counter Terrorism Policing North West will be joining us as keynote speakers to talk about the Prevent initiative across Greater Manchester and the North West. In doing so they will draw out and highlight the similarities in vulnerabilities and intervention options across a number of thematics including Child Sexual Exploitation, Domestic Abuse and Criminal Exploitation.
Police Constable Jason Robinson is a long-serving Counter Terrorism Case Officer with years of experience in Prevent policing and the safeguarding of individuals under Channel in the districts of Manchester, Stockport and Trafford. This is based upon a foundation of neighbourhood policing experience which Jason gained in Greater Manchester Police’s South Manchester District.
Police Constable Paul Cawsey has conducted the role of Counter Terrorism Case Officer for the Salford District for two years. Prior to this he was an investigator for Project Phoenix in Manchester and Salford investigating child sexual exploitation and safeguarding vulnerable children.
Through his posting as a Neighbourhood Beat Officer in South Manchester he also worked closely with schools around a number of safeguarding issues including parental domestic violence and what has become known as ‘county lines’ exploitation.
Safeguarding Conference Workshops will include:
- Peer on Peer
- Gang crime and grooming
- Online safety
- County Lines / criminal exploitation
- SCR, Safer recruitment