This conference examined the next steps for improving the care of looked after children and provision for care leavers in Wales.
The conference considered the work of the Improving Outcomes for Children Ministerial Advisory Group to date - and looked toward the Phase 2 of the Group’s workplan, touching on themes around professional practice, the assessment of services on the edge of care and ensuring stable placements for those in care. Additionally, delegates considered the latest thinking in developing models of care which best keep families together and provide support for at-risk women.
Delegates considered the way forward for reducing the number of children going into care, as well as how best to tackle the underlying causes of issues affecting their families. Attendees also looked at how the causes of variance in attainment across schools and local authorities can be identified and reduced, and discussed how best to promote overall child wellbeing and resilience.
Further sessions discuss effective after-care support for care leavers, in particular, the discussion of effective strategies for supporting those who have left care whilst transitioning through further and higher education.
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