Family Matters Conference (November 2007)

The conference explored a multi-agency approach to integrating support and services for the families and children of prisoners and offenders, and was attended by practitioners as well as strategic leads/policy makers from the the following fields :- prison, probation, education & behavioural support, community safety, safeguarding and childrens centres.

  1. Conference Summary (Patsy Townsend)
  2. Impromptu Address (Fiona MacTaggart, MP)
  3. Speech (Hilary Armstrong, MP)
  4. Family Matters – Sharing the Model (Patsy Townsend)
  5. NOMS – Children & Families Pathway (Gerry Marshall)
  6. NOMS Debate
  7. Children of Prisoners (SCIE)
  8. Workshop 1: The Sunshine Centre (Jill Edge & James Campbell)
  9. Workshop 2: Policies & Practice in Schools (Eileen Thompson & Nathalie Downing)
  10. Workshop 3: Parenting ‘across the wall’ – Family Links (Verity Lowe)
  11. Workshop 4: Improving Practice in Prison Establishments (HM Prison Service)
  12. Key Speaker Biographies
  13. Questions for the Panel

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