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Teesside University International Business School

Raising aspirations for young people in care conference

  • Raising aspirations for young people in care conference

  • Wednesday 19 June 2024

  • 8.45am - 4.00pm

  • On campus, Middlesbrough Campus

  • Book now

This event is for those who work and/or support young people in care.

This conference brings together key people responsible for shaping the future of young people in care. You can also discuss ways to work together to encourage participation, achievement and progression in education.

Programme

8.45am - Arrival and refreshments

9.15am- Welcome

Professor Mark Simpson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

9.20am - Hannah Simnett, Connection Counts

Hannah's 'Connection Counts' training explores the influences of adverse childhood experiences and the impact this can have on the brain, body and behaviours. She identifies how trauma can present and how to support others in a trauma responsive way.

10.30am - Workshop one

Choose from:

Connection B4 correction - Elements SEMH Support
Having difficult conversations - Kaizen
Using compassion focused approaches to support young people - Teesside University
Working effectively with children who've had adverse childhood experiences - Kaizen
12.00pm - Lunch and networking

1.00pm - Steven Russell, Elements SEMH Support

Children in care encounter many adults - teachers, foster carers, social workers and others, making it hard for them to form lasting connections due to disruptions they've experienced. Join Steven on an incredible journey through his childhood in care and professional experiences and discover the key elements that make someone "the one" in a child's life.

2.00pm - Workshop two

Choose from:

Connection B4 Correction - Elements
Having difficult conversations - Kaizen
Using compassion focused approaches to support young people - Teesside University
Working effectively with children who've had adverse childhood experiences - Kaizen
3.30pm - Student Q&A panel

4.00pm - Close


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