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Improving Children’s Lives: An International Interdisciplinary Conference.

20-22 Feb 2014, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland


Please note: this conference is over. Resources from this conference are now available from the ICL website here.

 

WORKING TOGETHER TO PROMOTE CHILDREN'S SERVICES THAT ARE OUTCOMES-FOCUSED, EVIDENCE INFORMED AND CHILDREN'S RIGHTS BASED.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Professor Mark Greenberg

Professor Mark Greenberg

Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University

Dr Karen Blase

Dr Karen Blase

Senior Scientist, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professor Ellen Taylor-Powell

Dr Ellen Taylor-Powell

Distinguished Evaluation Specialist Emeritus University of Wisconsin – Extension

Gerison Lansdown

Gerison Lansdown

International Child Rights Advocate


About ICL

Improving Children’s Lives is an applied and inter-disciplinary research initiative that links together a number of research centres, clusters and institutes at Queen’s University Belfast.

Through an ambitious programme of research, communication and advocacy activities, we seek to achieve lasting improvements in the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

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The Venue

The theme of this international conference is that social, health and educational services will be most effective in bringing about positive improvements in children’s lives when they are: children’s rights-based; outcomes-focused and evidence-informed.

This conference aims to stimulate dialogue on interdisciplinary research and practice. It will be of interest to those whose work focuses on the design, delivery or evaluation of effective services for children and families including:
• practitioners,
• scholars,
• service commissioners
• and policy makers

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Where?

Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

When?

20-22 February 2014

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More information about the venue can be found here »