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Saturday 12th October 2019, 9.30am (for a 10am start) – 3pm at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford
Youth Violence & knife crime is a growing concern throughout the country
& Essex is no exception
Join us for this very unique conference for all those who volunteer or work within a voluntary youth setting to find out about the Essex picture, join in with some brilliant workshops & be inspired as to how we can help tackle this issue together
· Jane Gardner, The deputy Police & Fire Crime Commissioner
· Gavin McKenna, CEO of Reach Every Generation
Crime & punishment, Important roles that families can play,
Brecks last game & safeguarding, Using drama as an outreach tool,
Sharing real life stories as a way to engage with young people,
The growing risk to primary age children, Operation Raptor & Essex police,
Doing detached work with gangs.
If you are engaged in youth work in any way at all, then
BOOK UP NOW to be a part of this brilliant day!
ECVYS members (£10) https://bit.ly/2WGV2gT
NON members (£20) https://bit.ly/2HSyFx0
We are pleased to announce that we have been invited to join the Essex Safeguarding Children’s Board Executive Committee to represent the voluntary sector. This is a great opportunity to expand on the work we already do in partnership with the ESCB and we are excited to work with them to enable, promote and further join up safeguarding within the brilliant voluntary sector in Essex.
We are excited to announce NEW online courses for members. You can still do level 2 food & hygiene but you can also access- Trafficking, exploitation & Modern slavery. Self harm & Suicidal Thoughts in children & y.p and Personal safety for lone workers.
FREE for members volunteers and just £15 for paid members of staff (half the cost of of the course from our online provider). Email Sharon for details on how to register email@example.com
A big thank you to all those who came to our conference on the 13th October. The day was a great success and attracted over 70 people from across Essex with a passion for Raising Youth Aspiration in Essex.
Thank you also to our speakers- Professor Iain Martin, Bishop Roger Morris and The Children’s Society youth participation team.
Thank you also to all of our workshop leaders and our wonderful hosts Anglia Ruskin University- You are brilliant, thank you for helping to make our conference so special!
Watch this space for dates for other courses that we will be offering soon.
The ECVYS Conference 2018 – Raising Youth Aspiration in Essex
13th October 2018, 9.30am-3pm, At Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Ln, Chelmsford CM1 1SQ
There are many factors that cause young people to disengage and have low aspirations but what exactly are they? How can we, as youth workers and volunteers in Essex work with these issues to best support our young people and help them to be the best that they can be? What could we achieve together to improve this support and be an even stronger community of youth organisations?
- The Right Revd Roger Morris, The Bishop of Colchester, Chelmsford Diocese
- Professor Iain Martin, The Vice Chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University.
Mental health, Gangs, Mentoring, Working with the whole family, Rural youth work, Essex Fire & Rescues youth work approach, Homelessness, and Working with ‘hard to reach’ young people.
If you are engaged in youth work in any way at all, then BOOK UP NOW to be a part of this brilliant day!
ECVYS members (for a discounted price of £10) https://bit.ly/2NJ5X25
Non members (£20) https://bit.ly/2NguWwu
*Ticket price includes a free yummy lunch from the University cafeteria
*The free lunch is only included if you book before the 5th October due to catering reasons.
Parking is available on site and the university parking barriers will be open. If you have any questions about this, or any other details about the day then email firstname.lastname@example.org