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A conference focusing on children's and young people's mental health and well being.

WHOLENESS... is an essential conference for all those that work with children and young people in the South West!

 

Many of us working with children or teenagers have picked up snippets of information from the media about the poor mental health and well being of young people but we probably lack any real knowledge of the subject. Many are now realising that well being and mental health issues will not go away and are negatively affecting more and more young people with whom we come into contact.

 

Our YCWSW 2017 Conference is an introduction to the whole topic; an exploration of the landscape of well-being, the pressures and factors that negatively affect well-being and mental health in children and young people, and how we as Christian workers and leaders can better understand the issues and build youth and children's groups that promote positive well-being and emotional health.

Saturday October 28th 2017 The Rougemont Hotel, Exeter 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Cost £12* (*if booked by September 30th, £20 thereafter)

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Programme

0930 - 1000    Arrival and refreshments.

1000 - 1015    Welcome and introduction.

1015 - 1100    Keynote 1 - Resilience and Well-being in Children and Young People (Dr Kate Middleton).

1100 - 1145    Keynote 2 - The Impact of Technology on the Health and Well-being in Children and Young People
                       (Ken Corish).

1145 - 1215    Refreshments.

1215 - 1300    Breakout 1 - a variety of workshops related to the main theme and run by our main speakers and experts
                       from across the region. Delegates will be emailed full information nearer the time.

1300 - 1345    Lunch - there are a wide variety of cafés, fast-food restaurants and other food outlets nearby.

1345 - 1430    Breakout 2 - another choice of workshop topics related to the main theme, run by experts from across the
                       region.

1430 - 1500    Q & A - a chance to bring questions on issues covered during the day to a panel of our guest speakers.

1500 - 1545    A closing session encouraging youth and children’s workers to feel confident that with effective, positive
                       strategies we can bring wholeness to young people.

1545 - 1600    Final thoughts.

MAIN SPEAKERS:

Dr Kate Middleton

Kate is the Assistant Pastor at Hitchin Christian Centre as well as being a psychologist and director of Mind and Soul – a national organisation that aims to encourage the church to engage more with matters of emotional and mental health. She is passionate about applying psychology and faith to real life and loves to help people grow, particularly in terms of their emotional health. Kate is the author of various books covering such topics as eating disorders, anxiety, stress and self harm, and is a regular speaker at conferences around the UK.

 

Ken Corish

Ken is the Online Safety Manager for the South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust. SWGfL is a world leader in online child safety, a founding member of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety as well as an advisor to Governments and the lead partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre. Ken is a renowned expert in the field of onine safety, and works with a broad range of national and international organisations that include Childnet, CEOP and Internet Watch Foundation. He has spoken at global conferences across the world.

Conference Venue

Our venue is The Rougemont Hotel, an elegant 4-Star hotel right in the heart of Exeter. It is close to Exeter Central Station, with multi-story parking within 5 minutes walk (£7 per day) and lots of great places to buy lunch close at hand.

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1. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and cost £12 if booked before midnight on September 30th, and £20 if booked after this up to midnight on Wednesday 25th October. Tickets are not available after this date.

2. In the window below*, choose the number of Conference tickets you would like to buy. (If you wish to buy tickets for others as well, just choose the quantity you require when you order below. We need to keep track of who is coming so if you are ordering for others you will be asked to enter their name(s) and a contact email address to which the tickets will be emailed.)

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