You'll find our upcoming and past events below for care sector professionals below
LIVE WEBINAR | Transforming Foster Care in the United States: Lessons with global implications
Many countries around the world look to the United States as a strong example of a well-functioning foster care system. Local experts Amelia Frank Meyer - CEO of Alia, and Jennifer Daly - practicing Attorney at Family for Every Child member organisation, Legal Services for Children discuss the lessons learned and challenges within the system, as well as the innovative approaches being used to further strengthen foster care.
Online Event Series 2019 | Exploring new research on Family care
Watch the Presentations
1. Findings from Who Cares? Child and family perspectives on effective care, who provides it and why it matters
by Emily Delap and Dr. Gillian Mann, Child Frontiers
3. Digital storytelling as a therapeutic intervention
by Albino Baltazar Lima and María Verónica Mora Xicoténcatl, JUCONI
4. Ana Angelica Campelo from Brazil's Ministry of Citizenship, Independent Consultant Jonathan Hannay MBE, and Claudia Cabral Executive Director of ABTH in Brazil talk about the importance of prioritising support to kinship care as part of care reform and deinstitutionalization.
Conference | Trauma Informed Practice: What works with Children and Families?
The International Centre for Therapeutic Care, Institute for Recovery from Childhood Trauma and Family For Every Child present the conference: ‘Trauma Informed Practice: What works with children and families?’ With a special screening of the film "Resilience".
Location: Woodbrooke Conference Centre, Birmingham
Date: September 25 & 26, 2019
Family Week 2019
Online Event | The centrality of family for children’s development, well being and realisation of their rights. A consideration of what this means for child welfare reform.
Family Week’s second open event discussed the centrality of family for children's development, wellbeing and realisation of their rights; and consider what this means for child welfare reform. Discussions took place in relation to Family’s current priority themes: kinship care, children on the move and sexual violence. The event featured a panel of Family’s members including Butterflies (India), Uyisenga ni Imanzi (Rwanda), Taller de Vida (Colombia) and CONACMI (Guatemala), together with Family for Every Child Secretariat CEO Amanda Griffith. Watch the recording - available in English, Arabic, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese - here
Online Event | Bringing about change for children and families: How Family’s National Advocacy Programme is influencing care reform
Family members ChildLink (Guyana), CBRJ (Jamaica) and FOST (Zimbabwe) discuss their advocacy work, in particular relating to children with disabilities, kinship care and reintegration, in this online event. Participating panelists provided pre-recorded presentation on their advocacy work, drawing linkages with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and exploring calls to action. Watch the introductory videos here. Through the live panel discussion and Q&A, panelists explored both the issues their work aims to address, within the context of the UNCRC, and considered what needs to change as we look to the future. Watch a recording of the webinar - available in English, Arabic, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese - here