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BASPCAN – The Association of England, Ireland, northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales for Child Protection

 
Promoting Positive Parenting to Help Make the World a More Peaceful Place

 ISPCAN, BASPCAN, NSPCC Cymru/ Wales & Children in Wales would like to invite you to attend our joint conference at the Angel Hotel, Cardiff

 Exploring the relevance to practice in Wales of an International Study on Promoting Positive Parenting

Sponsored by:  Lynne Neagle AM

Speakers:

Minister for Children and Social Care, Huw Irranca-Davies AM

Professor Jane Barlow, Oxford University

Dr Arnon Bentovim, Child and Family Training

Jenny Gray, OBE, ISPCAN

Enid Hendry, BASPCAN 

Ceri Wyn Jones and Danny Creek, Gwynedd County Council;

Diane Hunter, NSPCC

Viv Laing, NSPCC Cymru/Wales;

Faye, Kerry-Ann, Rhiannon, Tanyth, and Kelly, Take 5 Parent Ambassadors

Des Mannion – NSPCC Cymru/Wales (Co-Chair Morning)

Catriona Williams, OBE – Children in Wales (Co-Chair Afternoon)

Supporting

Viv Laing – NSPCC Cymru/Wales

Geraldine Murphy – Children in Wales

 


 

Aims of the Conference

  • To explore the relevance to practice in Wales of findings from an international study by ISPCAN on promoting positive parenting
  • To identify practical ways of improving parenting practice to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people in Wales.

 Learning Objectives

By the end of this event participants will be able to:

  • Identify how findings and recommendations from an international study by ISPCAN on promoting positive parenting relate to practice in Wales
  • Understand what is necessary for effective implementation of positive parenting interventions
  • Describe practical ways of improving parenting in day-to-day practice at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of intervention.

Audiences

  • Professionals who coordinate and manage parenting support services.
  • Professionals working directly with children and families from health, social work, early years, early intervention services, education and the independent and voluntary sector.
  • Professionals with a responsibility for planning and commissioning services to promote child health and wellbeing, positive parenting and the prevention of child maltreatment.
  • Coordinators on Public Service Boards in Wales.
  • Educators and researchers working in the field of positive parenting and the prevention of child maltreatment.

 

PROGRAMME

Promoting positive parenting to help make the world a more peaceful place.

9.00am

Registration opens with refreshments

 

9.20am

 

Welcome and setting the context – why this conference now in Wales? Overview of day

 

Co-Chair – Des Mannion, NSPCC
9:30 Address by Minister for Children and Social Care, Welsh Government

 

Huw Irranca-Davies AM
9.45am ISPCAN’s international study on promoting positive parenting: Why it was commissioned, key findings and recommendations Jenny Gray OBE and Enid Hendry

 

10.30am Positive Parenting: overview on progress in Wales

 

Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales -video recording
10.50 am Refreshment break
11.05 am Why focus on positive parenting? What makes us think positive parenting can help improve outcomes for children and prevent child maltreatment – the evidence base

Dr Arnon Bentovim

11.35 am

 

Facilitated table top discussions on findings and recommendations from ISPCAN study, and discussion of where further work needs to be done in Wales

 

Enid Hendry
12.20 pm Prevention programmes from around the world that promote positive parenting – similarities and differences

 

Enid Hendry

 

 

12.35pm Take 5 – a primary prevention programme

 

Take 5 parent ambassadors: Faye, Kerry-Ann, Rhiannon, Tanyth, and Kelly.  Viv Laing, NSPCC Cymru/Wales;
12.45 Buffet lunch
1.35pm Welcome to the afternoon session from Co-Chair

 

Catriona Williams OBE, Children In Wales

1.40 pm

 

The role of Parents Under Pressure in improving outcomes for children

 

Professor Jane Barlow
2.25pm Beyond programmes: Effective Implementation.

 

Jenny Gray
2.45 pm Refreshment break
3.00pm Practical approaches to positive parenting at primary/ secondary/ tertiary levels

Gwynedd – Motivation and Empowerment the Key to Positive Parenting.

NSPCC – Developing Building Blocks through Co-design and Co-delivery

 

Ceri Wyn Jones and Danny Creek, Gwynedd County Council

 

Diane Hunter, NSPCC

 

3.40pm

Closing summary. What would it be helpful to take forward in Wales to further support positive parenting?

 

Co – Chairs
4.00pm Close