Child & Family Research Centre Conference, June 18/19, 2009
Programme

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DAY ONE - THURSDAY 18TH JUNE 2009
09.15 - 10.00 Registration Tea/Coffee
10.00 10.30 Official Opening Professor Pat Dolan, UNESCO Chair in Children,
Youth and Civic Engagement
10.30 11.30 Refocusing Family Support: A Scottish Case Study -Dr John Davis & Ms Mary Smith
11.30 - 11.45 Tea/Coffee
11.45 12.45 Combating Neighbourhood Disadvantage: Where Family Support Fits In
Professor Tony Fahey
12.45 14.00 Lunch
14.00 15.00 Walking the Walk in Adversity, Family Support and Personal Discovery
Father Aidan Troy
15.00 16.00 Practice Seminars Ten practice-focused seminars, led by our key speakers and other specialists in the field, providing a further opportunity to examine the issues arising in the conference
16.00 16.15 Tea/Coffee
16.15 17.15 Making a Public Health Approach to Supporting Parents Work Professor Matt Sanders


DAY TWO - FRIDAY 19TH JUNE 2009
09.00 10.00 Family Support; Policy, Practice and Research into the Future Dr. John Canavan
10.00 11.00 Child Rights and Family Support in Countries Affected by Conflict Professor Alan Smith
11.00 11.30 Tea/Coffee
11.30 12.30 Special Guest Patrick McCabe
12.30 - 13.30 Policy and Practice Panel An interactive forum with senior policy makers and practitioners
13.30 14.30 Lunch