Event

The Norwegian Leaving Care Conference 2017

The aftercare conference focus on issues related to aftercare for young people leaving care. The presenters are some of the most significant international researchers in the leaving care field today. They will focus on important issues related to aftercare for young people in the transition to adulthood.

Påmelding

Conference in English

The presentations are held in English. The program is therefore presented in English only.

Fee and registration

The participant fee is NOK 300. Lunch and coffee are included in the participant fee. Sign up with the sign-up button above.

Lecturers

Mike Stein

Mike Stein

Professor Emeritus, Social Policy Research Unit, University of York, UK. Read more about Mike Stein.

Emily Munro

Emily Munro

Professor, Institute of Applied Social Research, University of Bedfordshire, UK. Read more about Emily Munro.

Åsa Söderqvist

Åsa Söderqvist

Universitetslektor, Göteborgs Universitet.

Jim Wade

Jim Wade

Honorary Research Fellow at University of York. Read more about Jim Wade.

Mark Courtney

Mark Courtney

Professor, School of Social Service Administration, The University of Chicago. Read more about Mark Courtney.

Svanhild Vik

Svanhild Vik

National coordinator FGC / Senior Advicer, The Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs.

John Pinkerton

John Pinkerton

Professor, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. Read more about John Pinkerton.

Ingrid Höjer

Ingrid Höjer

Professor, Göteborgs universitet. Read more about Ingrid Höjer.

Program

14. September

Time Content
09.00

Welcome

09.15

Young people's transitions from care to adulthood: International experiences

By Mike Stein.

09.55

How do different juridical and welfare systems affect leaving care work?

By Emily Munro.

10.30

Break

10.50

Pathways through care and after: Unaccompanied minors in England and Sweden

By Åsa Söderqvist and Jim Wade.

11.35

Adverse Childhood Experiences

By Mark Courtney.

12.10

Lunch

13.00

Why use family group conferences to aid the transition from care, and how?

By Svanhild Vik.

13.35

Disabled young people in transition to adulthood

By John Pinkerton.

14.10

Coffee

14.30

Education – before, during and after the transition to adulthood

By Ingrid Höjer.

15.05

Goodbye

Arrangører

Contact information

Inger Oterholm. E-mail: inger.oterholm@vid.no. Phone: +4722451966

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