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Restorative Approaches & Accessibility Conference



Start:
14.06.19 9:30 am
End:
14.06.19 3:30 pm

Venue:
Thornhill Church Centre,
Cardiff

Organiser:
Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership

Friday 14th June 2019   |   9:30 am – 3:30 pm   |  Thornhill Church Centre, Cardiff CF14 9GA

Key Note Speakers

Professor Amanda Kirby- CEO of Do-It Solutions
Levi Rees – Welsh Youth Parliament Member
Jo Antoniazzi – Behaviour & Wellbeing Transformation Manager
Ted Shiress – WRAP Director & Volunteer
Julia Houlston Clark  – WRAP CEO & Lead Trainer

A key principle of restorative working is accessibility.  People we meet through restorative interventions may have diverse additional learning needs and difficulties and may have experienced trauma.  Unique unmet and undiagnosed needs may contribute to the presenting behaviours and harm experienced by all involved. School exclusion units, PRU’s, residential care homes, hostels and prisons are disproportionately full of people who are neurodivergent and may also have experienced high levels of adverse childhood experiences.

Our Conference explores best practice and system adaptations to make restorative working accessible and aware of neurodiversity, alongside a trauma informed approach. Speakers bring lived experience plus professional front line and research perspectives from across sectors, including education, housing and criminal justice.

Topics include:

  • Impact of Care – Levi Rees, Welsh Youth Parliament Member
  • Neurodiversity and Responses – Prof Amanda Kirby
  • Transforming Education to Meet Needs- Jo Antoniazzi
  • Personal Perspective – Ted Shiress
  • RA and Adapting Processes, Adapting Us – WRAP
  • Trauma Informed Practice – Charlotte Waite

Schools and PRU’s Experience – Penny Hughes-Jones

“Excellent conference. You guys know your ‘stuff’. Extremely professional, knowledgeable and so warm. Lovely atmosphere to the conference”

Testimonials from Delegate attending previous WRAP conference

Cost of ticket – £95 lunch and refreshments included
Parking available

For more information about the conference and to book a place, email: contactus@restorativewales.org.uk, call 02920 464 950 or visit our website https://restorativewales.org.uk/services/conferences-and-events

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CANCELLATIONS:
Cancellations can only be accepted in writing. Cancellations received three weeks before the date of the event will be refunded in full, less a £10 administration fee. No refunds can be made after this date, although substitutions can be made. Children in Wales reserves the right to alter event programmes at any time.

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