THE ECVYS Conference 2017

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   14th October 2017, 9.30am-3pm

                 At Saint John Payne school, Patching hall lane, Chelmsford, CM1 4BS              

Come together with youth organisations & charities  from across  Essex to hear two challenging keynotes on hot topic issues affecting our young people


  • Paul Secker, Head of safeguarding at Essex County Council

Paul will be speaking to us about C.S.E, sexting, online exploitation and much more; Sharing experience and encouragement for voluntary youth organisations who are trying to safely navigate the world of safeguarding.

  • Gavin Mckenna, Director ‘Reach Every Generation’

Gavin will be speaking to us about the rise in gang culture within Essex, how voluntary youth groups can/should engage with them, and his own experiences of life in a gang.

                    Engage with workshops lead by some amazing organisations

Workshop choices: (You will have the opportunity to pick one morning workshop & one afternoon workshop)

  • Essex boys and girl’s clubs– Young people and sports; why its works!
  • Chelmsford Diocese Young people, Spirituality and engaging them with the Church
  • ECC youth service– How/what we should be measuring, recording & monitor­ing to help with fut­ure funding
  • Scouts Successfully train­ing up and investing in young leaders
  • Guides Building self-este­em in young women in the modern age
  • The children’s socie­tyEffectively engagi­ng with children and families living in poverty
  • Interact– Engaging SEN young people in youth work- Breaking down the barriers
  • Essex Safeguarding Children’s Board Safe settings and safe youth work. What should we be doing?

Book in via

Only £5 for ECVYS members & £10 for non-members (Including lunch if you book before the 6th October)

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