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Date: Thursday 1st November 2018
Time: 10am – 4pm (a light lunch and refreshments will be provided)
Venue: The Holiday Inn, New Road, Weston Turville, Aylesbury, HP22 5QT
Cost: Free

The welfare of young people and the challenges they face are at the heart of the A4Y conference this year as they address the challenges of crime and radicalisation, mental health and wellbeing through the teenage years and the education system.

Who should attend:
Anyone involved with community organisations looking to improve their organisational development and leadership – While there is a focus towards young people, the conference is relevant to all community organisations.

How to book:
The conference is FREE to attend and all are welcome.You can book your place and find out more online here. You may also wish to share this information with your Board Members, colleagues and anyone who may be interested in attending.

You can also phone the Action4Youth Office on 0300 003 2334 to book your place.

There will be the opportunity to attend two workshop sessions (see programme below). When booking please indicate which two you would like to attend.

Please note: The Conference is free, however there will be charge of £35 for non-attendance, therefore if you are unable to attend please let us know in advance so that we can reallocate your place

The Programme

9.45 – Arrival, registration and coffee

10.00 – Welcome, Jenifer Cameron, CEO Action4Youth

10.15 – LPA Commander, Supt Tim Metcalfe

11.00 – Measuring impact: you can do it!

A charity of any size can and must be measuring the difference they are making in order to prove and improve what they do. Antonia will present some of the challenges behind getting started with impact measurement and provide some practical tips and tools to overcome them. She will share some examples of small charities that have succeeded in adopting a robust impact practice.  Antonia Orr, CEO, The Coalition for Efficiency

11.45 – 12.00 – Mental Ill Health in Bucks amongst young people – the current position. April Brett, Public Health Principal, Bucks County Council

12.00 – Workshop – Session One

Workshop 1: Effective Leadership in the not for profit sector – Martin Gallagher, CEO, The Clare Foundation

Workshop 2: The Route to Robust Mental Health – Children’s and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Workshop 3: Who says you can’t mix Business with Social? Social media and how to connect with young people – TEEG Digital

12.45 – Lunch

1.50 – Workshop – Session Two (choices as above)

2.45 – Panel session: Finding Solutions to the Challenges of the Teenage Years

Andria Hanham, Headteacher, The Mandeville School
Karen Mitchell, Principal, Aylesbury College Group
Dr Anthony Wallersteiner, Headteacher, Stowe School
Philip Wayne, Headteacher, The Royal Grammar School

3.45 – Closing remarks: Ken Birkby, Chair Action4Youth