Annual Conference 2016 Presentations

Presentations and speeches from the 2016 ADCS Annual Conference

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Dave Hill - Presidential Speech

Edward Timpson MP - requested

Isabelle Trowler - Chief Social Worker for Children and Families - Speech not available


Changing the Narrative About the Care System: Views from Children and Young People

Plenary Presentations:

Ian Thomas and Richard Selwyn - Next Practice in Children’s Services

Almudena Lara - DfE - Assessment and Accreditation

Lisa Pascoe - The Future of Children’s Social Care Inspection

Workshop Presentations:


Regional Adoption Agencies (Charlotte Ramsden, Andrew Christie, ALB; Jane Parrfement, Derbyshire; Bryan Glover, East Mids RAA; Joanne Hewson, NE Lincs; Nic Haughton, YH RA; Mark Owers) to follow

Relationships, Risk and Restorative Approaches: Doing Things Differently for Young People (Jenny Coles, Dez Holmes, RiP; Andy Lloyd, Leeds; Lindsay Dalton, PACE)

Supporting UASC (Paul Greenhalgh, Chris Spencer; Catherine Houlcroft, NRPF; Bekah Little, DfE; Ian Lewis, Croydon) to follow

Educational Achievement of Children in Care (Debbie Barnes, David Berridge, University of Bristol; John Freeman, NCER; Alan Clifton, VSH, N Yorks; Kevin Williams and Lisa Belletty, Fostering Network) to follow

Conditions for Success (Stuart Gallimore; Ben Bryant, ISOS; Anne MacIver, W Sussex; Brian Lawson; Bernie Brown, Liverpool; Steve Crocker, Hants) to follow


SEND - Children and Young People with Complex Needs (Barbara Peacock; Amanda Harvey, CDC; Julia Lumb, Calderdale; Jess Haslam, York) to follow

Social Impact Bonds (Ian Thomas, Barbara Herts and Helen Lincoln, Essex; Nasima Patel and Anthony Walters, Tower Hamlets; Simon Brown, Bucks; Tamsyn Roberts, Cabinet Office) to follow

Promoting Stability and Quality in the Social Work Workforce (Rachael Wardell; Graham Archer, DfE; Chris McLoughlin, Stockport; Paul Marshall, Manchester; Samantha Baron, MMU; Melanie John-Ross (Barnsley); Karen Jones, Kirklees) to follow

Families at the Heart of Life Chances (Linda Uren, Jonny Mallinson) to follow

Missing from Mainstream Education (Debbie Barnes, Gail Tolley, Brent, Paul Brennan) to follow

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