National Children and Adult Services Virtual Conference 2021, 24-26 November 2021

Presentations from this event are available here.

Day 1 – Wednesday 24 November 2021

WW1 Getting it right in the early years

Susie Owen, Director Early Years and Schools Group, DfE

Jennifer Wright, Deputy Director, Family Centred Services, Start for Life Unit, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities

WW2 Community mental health framework

Melanie Brooks, Corporate Director, Adult Social Care and Public Health, Nottinghamshire County Council and Co-chair, ADASS Mental Health Policy Network

Professor Tim Kendall, National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHSE

Mark Trewin, Head of Alliance Building, Rethink

Day 2 – Thursday 25 November 2021

TW5 Supporting good emotional wellbeing and mental health in children and young people: a focus on early intervention, councils and partners

Ramal Royal, Young Person representative and Expert by experience, Leaders Unlocked

TW6 The 3Rs of social care reform

Clenton Farquharson MBE, Chair, Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) and Expert by experience

TW8 Integrated care systems: driving place based and person-centred care and support

Anna Severwright, Convener, Social Care Future

Day 3 – Friday 26 November 2021

FW9 An integrated approach to addressing child and family poverty

George Dunstall, Coordinated Community Support Programme Manager, The Children’s Society

Luke Bramhall, Poverty Proofing Co-ordinator, Children North East

FW10 The national strategy for autistic children, young people and adults – what does it mean for local government?

Anna Bailey-Bearfield, Autism Policy Lead, DHSC

Richard Parry, Director of Adult Social Services, Kirklees Council

FW12 Workforce capacity: embracing local solutions to a national challenge

Delyth Curtis, Deputy Chief Executive, Health and Wellbeing, Cheshire West and Chester