Network events and meetings are held throughout the year to facilitate voluntary, community and faith sector organisations to work together with schools, local authority children’s services and health partners.
The meetings and events enable Wirral professionals working with children, young people and families to keep up to date on new initiatives and services and share best practice.
Keep checking the web pages for dates and further details or email Lynn Loughran to be added to the relevant mailing list to receive direct invitations and further news.
Early Help Networking Events
A series of topical themed events are held for practitioners and organisations to inform professionals about services available to support children, young people and their families in Wirral.
Do you have an idea for a theme for a future event? Or do you want to showcase your organisation? If so, please contact Lynn Loughran.
Forthcoming themed events
*Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, planned events for the period to the end of August have been cancelled. Further meetings are on hold, pending further government guidance*
Reports on previous events
- Financial Resilience and Summer Support for Families July 2019
- Supporting the Emotional and Mental Health of Children, Young People and Families January 2020
Working Together to Reduce the Impact of Parental Conflict on Wirral Children and Young People
An invitation was extended from Elizabeth Hartley – Assistant Director: Early Help and Prevention, Children’s Services, to all senior leaders, managers, and team leaders from across the wider partnership to attend an event at Floral Pavilion on Tuesday 9th July.
Councillor Tom Usher, Lead Member for Children, Families and Education attended the event, keen to lend his support to this agenda which aimed to provide an opportunity to come together and consider how and why we might need to consider the effects of Parental Conflict upon children and young people, and 93 delegates from a wide range of organisations responded by attending….THANK YOU TO YOU ALL!
Please click here for more information, photos and resources from the day.
A number of training events for Reducing Parental Conflict have now been added to the training. To access the calendar and book on click here
VCF Link Forum
VCF (Voluntary, Community and Faith) Link Forum meetings are held for those working with Wirral children, young people and families within voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector organisations, enabling them to share information and work in partnership.
See here for more details
Home School Link Worker Forum
The Home-School Link Worker Forum was established to enable those school staff who work with families to meet with representatives from early help services to share information and best practice on how to best support the families in their school. It is planned to hold meetings half-termly.
See here for more details