Forward Vision at Community Care Live 2014

Posted: 09/12/2014 | Adult Services

Forward Vision and Kidscene's Care Services Manager, Julie Jamieson, met well-known author and charity leader Camila Batmanghelidjh recently at a major community care conference in London.

Julie at the Community Care conference with Camila Batmanghelijdh.Camila was a keynote speaker at 'Community Care Live', which Julie was attending on behalf of Forward Vision.

This is the biggest event for Registered Children and Families Social Workers in the UK.

The 2014 event focussed on child protection issues, and Camila gave a keynote speech on 'The Future of Statutory Child Protection Services'.

Other speakers at the event included the barrister Sir Keir Starmer who is a former Director of Public Prosecutions, the President of the Association of Directors of Children's Services, Alan Wood, and Emily Whitehead from the UK Department for Education. 

After a colourful, busy and invigorating time at the conference, Julie says she took away "a renewed enthusiasm for what I do and a reminder of the importance of Child Protection."