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Rights, Indicators and Outcomes, 24-25/11/09



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24.11.09
End:
25.11.09

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The Aim of this Annual Conference was to equip policy makers and practitioners across all disciplines in the children and young people’s sector in Wales with the latest essential information to support their work. The conference addressed the current hot topics that the field is currently expected to deliver on: improving the wellbeing of children and young people; measuring outcomes; and combatting child poverty and social exclusion.

Day One

Indicators: a Tool for Advancing Child Wellbeing – Dr Agata D’Addato, Policy Officer, Eurochild

Achieving Results, Sharing Experiences – Tracey Lee, Managing Director, Newport City Council

Education and Children in Wales – David Hawker, Director of Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills, Welsh Assembly Government

Joint Wales Audit Office/Healthcare Inspectorate Wales CAMHS Review – Steve Ashcroft, Wales Audit Office

Child wellbeing in Wales: How are we doing? – Jane Ludlow, Senior Medical Officer

Measuring Wellbeing: Emerging requirements and challenges – Paul Allin, Deputy Director of Household, Labour Market & Social Wellbeing, Office National Statistics

The 2009 Children and Young People’s Wellbeing Monitor for Wales – Richard Thurston, Head of Research for Children, Education, Lifelong-learning & Skills

Feedback from Round Table Discussions

Day Two

Poems about Child Poverty– Blaenau Gwent Youth Forum

European Year of Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion – Tricia Griffiths, Department of Work & Pensions

Impact of Poverty – Measures and Outcomes The role of the Voluntary Sector – Yvonne Rodgers, Director, Barnardo’s Cymru

Swansea Children Matter – Sarah Hooke

Outcomes Measurement Framework  – Jackie James, DCELLS, Welsh Assembly Government

Finding the data you need – Glyn Jones, Head of Education and Lifelong Learning Statistics, Welsh Assembly Government

Demonstrating Success – Sioned Lewis and Hefin Thomas, Arad Consulting

The SOUL Record – Sarah Durke, the Research Centre, Norwich

Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation – Steve Marshall, Head of Social Justice and Sustainability Statistics Unit

The Challenge of Doing Things Differently: Developing a new Tier 2 preventative service for children and young people – Alison Prowle & Kelly  Butler, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Using new technology to assess and demonstrably improve the wellbeing of young people in a Welsh local authority – Neil Hopkins, Director, The Viewpoint Organisation

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