We are very excited to announce our autumn conference series on ‘Transitions for Young People’, to include webinars, videos, podcasts, blogs and more.
Podcast: Transition to University – Challenges for care experienced young people
Dr Hannah Bayfield and Lorna Stabler, Cardiff University.
Release date: 27 October
Video: Understanding the Support Needs of Children Adopted from Public Care: Findings from the Wales Adoption Cohort Study
Dr. Amy Paine, Cardiff University.
Release date: 3 November
Podcast: Do you ever really leave care when your carer is a family member? Transitions in kinship care
Lorna Stabler, Cardiff University and Abbie Toner, University of Suffolk.
Release date: 15 November
|Don’t Hold Back – Transitions to adulthood for young people with learning disabilities||How do transitions shape the educational journeys of adult care leavers?||Educational Pathways and Work Outcomes of Disabled Young People in England|
|Prof Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales.||Dr Eavan Brady, Trinity College Dublin.||Dr Angharad Butler-Rees and Dr Stella Chatzitheochari, University of Warwick|
|Release date: 25 October||Release date: 29 October||Release date: 2 November|
|When I’m ready – how do we support young people in care to stay at home once they turn 18?||When I’m ready – looking towards the future||Getting ready – to leave care|
|Lorna Stabler, Cardiff University.||Jane Trezise, Voices From Care Cymru.||Tracey Carter, Voices From Care Cymru.|
|Release date: 10 November||Release date: 12 November||Release date: 15 November|
Experts by experience
Growing Wings: A poetry project to explore transitions with children and young people looked after The poetry you see in this programme has been created by children and young people looked after in Wales. More information and poems will be released through the duration of the conference series. Project coordinated by Bridget Handley and Clare Potter, Cardiff University.
Information about this conference can be downloaded in full.