NWG Boys & Young Mens Forum
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NWG Boys & Young Mens Forum

NWG Boys & Young Mens Forum

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Terrence Higgins Trust

314-320 Gray’s Inn Road

London

WC1X 8DP

United Kingdom

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Aim of Forum: -

To provide an up to date platform in which practitioners can explore policy, practice and research in the protection of vulnerable Boys and Young Men at risk of CSE.

Objectives

  • To provide NWG Network with an opportunity to update the forum on the work of the NWG and its network.

  • The learning from the forum will be shared to inform the NWG through the other Forums at the NWG.

  • To share ‘good practice’ and lessons learned.

  • To contribute to solving problems and finding solutions to local/national barriers to practice.

  • Provide feedback on client’s needs, concerns and interests.

  • To ensure that Boys and Young Men are consulted and engaged in both the development of policy and practice.

  • Feedback information about the community to establish developmental needs and creative interventions.

  • To comment and advise on national policy and practice

  • Monitor and evaluate services, resources and strategies that impact on the client group.

  • To help promote and publicise projects and services

  • Act as a planning tool – so that the forum can be consulted on service development and provision.

Agenda


The agenda will include a presentation from Elizabeth Ackerley "Children and young people's experience of police involvement" along with a number of presentation from the Terrance Higgins Trust on their work with Young Men, and the use of Grindr by young Men led by Jo Tedds Swish Communication Manager at Terrace Higgins Trust. In addition there will be updates from NWG and Blast.

10.00 - 10.30: Registration, Tea & Coffee.

Welcome, Introductions

NWG Update

BLAST Update

Presentation by Elizabeth Ackerley, University of Bedfordshire:Children and Young People’s Experience of Police Involvement

13:00 – 13:45 Networking Lunch (not provided)

Presentation by the Terrance Higgins Trust:

Terrance Higgins Trust and Their Work with Young Men

Presentation led by Jo Tedds, Swiss Communication Manager:

THT Projects Involving BYM including Issues of Sex Working and CHEM Sex and

The Use of Grindr by Young Men

15:00 – 15:45 Discussion Zone

15:45 – 16:00 AOB, Evaluation and Close



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Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Should you have any queries or require any further information please contact wendy@nwgnetwork.org

What is the refund policy?

Once a place is secured you may amend your delegate name without charge. You may cancel your booking up to one calendar month without charge. Any cancellations made within two weeks of the seminar date will incur 50% charge. Any cancellations made within a week of the forum date will be liable for full payment. If we cancel the forum for any reason, we will refund 100% of the fee, but will not be held liable for any travel or accommodation costs incurred. We always endeavour to reschedule a forum as opposed to cancelling it.

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Terrence Higgins Trust

314-320 Gray’s Inn Road

London

WC1X 8DP

United Kingdom

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