Fri, 27 Jan|
Next to Wagamama. Angel Central
Is the Ecological Crisis a Child Protection Issue?
Join us for an evening of discussion and talks that will centre around the child protection system to see where current legislation can be used to engage with Local Authorities to protect children.
Time & Location
27 Jan 2023, 19:00 – 20:30
Next to Wagamama. Angel Central, Islington. Nearest tube: Angel (5 minutes)
About The Event
Do you think the climate and ecological crisis is posing a significant threat to children?
Book your tickets here.
Join us for an evening of discussion and talks that will centre around breaking down the Children Act to see where current legislation can be used to engage with Local Authorities to protect children.
This initial forum by The Climate Child Protection Team, a group of professionals working in Child Protection and Safeguarding who are concerned that children are suffering significant harm due to the unfolding climate emergency, aims to develop a trans-disciplinary conversation to gather ideas and knowledge that can effectively centre the needs of the child.
Your hosts are: The Climate Child Protection Team, introduced by Ruth Allen, child protection practitioner, and Sarah Yapp, NHS community health Safeguarding practitioner.
* Lynn Jones, CAMHs Psychiatrist
* Asmamaw Yigeremu, Doctor
* Melanie Nazareth, child care barrister
* Rachael Owens. contextual social work researcher
6.45pm - Doors open for a warm welcome, tea and coffee available
7:00pm - 7:30pm: Introduction talks by speakers (speakers tbc)
7:30pm - 8:00pm: Small group session to bring and explore ideas and knowledge
8:00pm - 8:30pm: Feedback and wrap up to consider next steps
Do you work as a climate scientist, legal expert, healthcare professional, educator or in child protection and want to be involved in exploring how the legal framework can protect children from the harm posed by climate change? Your voice and experience is needed, welcomed and encouraged. If you are practising child protection law or social work, or have worked to voice the harm to children identified in climate research, please email email@example.com
Please note this is a free event but donations would be welcomed to help pay for running costs of the venue and other expenses.