The Crisis in child protection



The Crisis in child protection
 The Crisis in Child Protection Conference
Hosted by the Division of Social Work at the University of Huddersfield, in collaboration
with the Centre for Active and Ethical Learning.
Date and time: Thursday 12 February 2015 10:00am - 4.00pm
Location: Quayside, University of Huddersfield
Cost: £35.00 per delegate
Recent research suggests that many practitioners on the frontline have limited time and skills to investigate child sexual abuse
referrals. Many statutory and voluntary services are implicated in historical abuse issues and are unclear how they can move forward.
Families and young people have been neglected, abused and abandoned. This will explore the contextual debates with some of the
leading thinkers, practitioners and researchers in the UK. The regional conference which is aimed at professionals who are
responsible for the welfare and protection of children, will include a number of talks delivered by the speakers outlined below, as
well the opportunity to debate and ask questions.
Speakers and talks
Professor Adele Jones, Director of the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
Jim Wild, Founder of the Centre for Active and Ethical Learning in Child Protection
Dr Miranda Horvath of Middlesex Univeristy, Research in Interfamilial Sexual Abuse
Sarah Lloyd, PhD candidate at the University of Huddersfield, studying practitioners understanding of child sexual exploitation
Ian McFadyen, National Campaigner for Abuse Survivors
Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans, Social Theorist at the University of Leicester
Justine Gaubert, Founder of Silent Cities, providing creative environments for disadvantaged communities
To book your place please visit:
For further information please contact Ann Butler:
Tel. 01484 473303 Email. [email protected]
The information contained in this publication was correct at the time of going to press.
The University reserves the right to withdraw or amend courses/services as necessary.
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