SCIE national conference 2007 - Programme

9.30 am Registration
10.15 am

Welcome, Allan Bowman, Chair, SCIE

10.20 am Vision for knowledge in social care, Julie Jones, Chief executive designate, SCIE
10.35 am Presentation, Craig Muir, Director of Social Care Policy and Innovation, Department of Health
10.50 am Presentation, Peter Lauener, Director - Supporting Delivery Group (Local Transformation). Reports jointly to the Director General for Children, Young People and Families and to the Director General for Schools
11.05 am Service users' perspective , Ann Macfarlane MBE, Disability Rights and Equalities Consultant and SCIE Board Member
11.20 am Question and answer session
11.35 am Tea / coffee break and visit to exhibitions
12:00pm Seminar options
  Service user participation
PARTIC1: Developing measures for effective service user and carer participation
PARTIC2: The participation of adult service users, including older people, in developing social care
PARTIC3: Involving children and young people in developing social care
  Support and information for carers
  Helping carers to balance work and caring, Jill Akroyd, Project Manger, Carers Employment, Hertfordshire County Council
  Carer Participation, Professor Alan Roulstone, Head of the Centre for Social Policy and Applied Social Science, Team Leader Social Work and Social Care, University of Sunderland
  Following The Road Ahead, Andy Minnion, Director, and Pat Staples, Rix Centre, University of East London
  People management study day (closed session for People Management Network members only)
  Practice Partners (closed session for practice partners only)
1.15 pm Lunch and visit to exhibitions
2.30 pm New product development, Iris Steen, Director of Communications, SCIE and Gavin Nettleton, Principal Adviser e-Learning, SCIE
3.00 pm Seminar options
  Service user participation
PARTIC4: Exploring the participation of service users that are seldom heard
PARTIC5: Developing mental health advocacy with African and Caribbean men
PARTIC6: Good practice in social care work with refugees and asylum seekers
Review and panel discussion
  Support and information for carers
CARER1: Implementing the Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004 - supporting carers into employment
CARER2: Working together - carer participation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
CARER3: Following the Road Ahead - supporting people with learning disabilities and their carers to plan transition themselves
  People management study day (People Management Network members only)
PM1: Changing roles and relationships
PM2: Vision and leadership
PM3: Embedding service user and carer participation into practice and policy
PM4: The SISCo project: addressing basic skills at induction (Supporting Induction in Social Care)
4.15 pm Close