2016 Unite/CPHVA Educational Roadshow

Agenda may be subject to change

Time Activity
09.00 Registration and refreshments
09.30 Introduction: Gavin Fergie, Professional Officer, Unite the Union
09.45 Sleep issues in infants and children

  • Sleep and its benefits
  • Common sleep problems in children
  • Establishing good routine
  • Evidence of a behavioural approach significantly improving sleep issues in children with autism

Including a case study

11.00 Refreshments and networking
11.30 Mental health in adolescents: bullying, depression, suicide

  • Giving you a broad overview on this complex area and to help you reflect on your own practice
  • Case study based approach to identifying issues and risk and protective factors in young people

Including a case study

12.45 Lunch
13.45 Internet safeguarding

  • Get an update on technologies young people use and the behaviours associated with them
  • Improve your understanding of Social Networking, online communications and gaming in relation to children and young people
  • Strategies to reduce risk and increase resilience
  • Practical resources, E-safety curriculum plans and links to additional organisations
  • Access to award winning self-review tools

Including a case study

15.00 Summary and close
15.15 Conference close

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