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Promoting Positive Parenting to Help Make the World a More Peaceful Place
March 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
BASPCAN – The Association of England, Ireland, northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales for Child Protection
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
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)
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.
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.
- 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.
Promoting positive parenting to help make the world a more peaceful place.
Registration opens with refreshments
|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|
|Facilitated table top discussions on findings and recommendations from ISPCAN study, and discussion of where further work needs to be done in Wales
|12.20 pm||Prevention programmes from around the world that promote positive parenting – similarities and differences
|12.35pm||Take 5 – a primary prevention programme
|Take 5 parent ambassadors: Faye, Kerry-Ann, Rhiannon, Tanyth, and Kelly. Viv Laing, NSPCC Cymru/Wales;|
|1.35pm||Welcome to the afternoon session from Co-Chair
|Catriona Williams OBE, Children In Wales|
|The role of Parents Under Pressure in improving outcomes for children
|Professor Jane Barlow|
|2.25pm||Beyond programmes: Effective Implementation.
|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
Closing summary. What would it be helpful to take forward in Wales to further support positive parenting?
|Co – Chairs|