Programme for the Child Care History Network Conference, July 3rd, 2015




We have received the full programme and booking form for the Child Care History Network conference in Leeds on July 3rd, 2015. Here it is.


Children’s Homes, Past, Present and Future

Learning from the Past to Make Things Better for the future

Conference Programme

9.30      Registration with coffee

10.00.   Welcome by Dame Gillian Wagner, Patron of CCHN

10.15   Voices from care. Home from home – Different Pasts, shared Future

Ibrahim Bilal Maynard, ex Care Leaver.

  1. 45   Unintended consequences

David Lane, an Independent Consultant, currently working in Northern Ireland.

  1. 15   Coffee

11.30   One step forward two steps back. Evidence, economics and policy for Children’s Services.

Mark Kerr, University of Kent

  1. 00   Houseparent, warden, superintendent, officer in charge, registered manager?

John Burton is an author and a campaigner for improving standards in care homes.

12.30.   Lunch

1.30     Then and now: The past in the present and future of therapeutic residential child care

Stuart Hannah is a social worker and child and adolescent psychotherapist

Richard Cross is Head of Residential and Clinical Practice for Five Rivers

2.15     No Wrong Door: Innovative planning by North Yorkshire County Council

James Cliffe, Registered Homes Manager Residential and Leaving Care Services

2.45      Developing Management for present and future care services

Nick Waggett, Operational Director, Northern School of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

Dianne Lodge, Director, Dove Adolescent Services and Chair of the Independent Children’s Homes Association

3.15        Discussion with tea.   Working together for a better future.

Enabled by  Jonathan Stanley, Principal Partner, NCERCC

4.30     Close and depart

Here is the booking form for the conference :

 Child Care History Network

Summer Conference 3rd July 2015

Venue: Hinsley Hall, 62, Headingley Lane, Leeds, LS6 2BX

Day Delegate Registration and booking form


Full Name (for conference badge): _____________________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________________________________________________


Telephone: ____________________________________ Email ______________________________

Employer or Agency : _______________________________________________________________

Your payment includes coffee on arrival, morning coffee and biscuits, a two course Buffet Lunch, with vegetarian options and afternoon tea and cakes.

CCHN Member                                                      £60   Please tick if applicable

Non – Member                                                       £80   Please tick if applicable

 How to pay:

By cheque made payable to CCHN and sent with this form to:

Joan Vickers c/o PETT Study Centre, Church Lane, Toddington, Nr. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL4 5DQ.


By Credit card, or Pay Pal go to the CCHN website. Conference Page

A small number of bursaries may be available. To apply contact the Chair of CCHN, Kathleen Lane at

 Please note to book overnight accommodation contact Hinsley Hall on 0113 261 8000

A number of single and twin rooms may be available for B and B. To get the special conference rate mention the Child Care History Network (CCHN) when requesting a booking. Dinner on 2nd July can also be requested.