The Nordic Congress on Child Welfare

Safety for children - New thinking - New approaches How can we contribute to equality in child protection and ensure quality?

Pre-congress

Harpa 5 September 2018

Barnahus a travelling idea - The 20th anniversary of Barnahus in Iceland

5 September 08:00 – 15:30

08:00 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 09:10 Moderator: Hrefna Friðriksdóttir, Professor of Law at the University of Iceland

09:10 - 09:40 Opening address:
Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children

09:40 - 10:10 Message from the Council of Europe:
Regina Jensdottir, CoE Coordinator on the Rights of the Child

10:10 - 10:30 Message from the Lanzarote Committee:
George Nikolaidis, Chairperson Lanzarote Committee

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 - 11:00 Address from the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat:
Turid Heidberg, Head of the Unit for Children at Risk

11:00 - 11:20 Address from the pioneer of Barnahus in Sweden:
Pro. Carl Göran Swedin, Barnafrid, IKE, Linköping University, Sweden

11:20 - 11:30 Message from the Children's Commissioner for England, Anne Elizabeth Longfield

11:30 – 12:15 Trauma treatmens that works - Trauma - Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children
Monica Fitzgerald Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado
(interested contact - monica.fitzgerald@colorado.edu )
12:15 – 13:00 Light lunch

13:00 - 13:45 The cross-border impact of BARNAHUS - Practice and ideology
Professor Anna Kaldal, Law Faculty Stockholm University Sweden

13:45 - 14:30 Helping child victims to speak effectively
Pro. Michael E. Lamb, Dep. of Psychology, University of Cambridge UK
(iterested contact mel37@cam.ac.uk )

14:30 - 15:30 Closing Session: Barnahus Iceland, few remark on the birth, genetic make up and proliferation in Europe
Bragi Guðbrandsson, former General Director of The Governmental Agency For Child Protection in Iceland

The language of the pre-congress will be English

The Nordic Congress on Child Welfare – NBK2018

Harpa 5 – 7 September 2018

Safety for children - new thinking - new approaches

How can we contribute to equality in child protection and ensure the quality?

5 September 15:00 – 19:00

15:00 - 16:00 Registration

16:00 - 16:30 Opening session: Ásmundur Einar DaðasonMinister of Social Affairs and Equality

16:30 - 17:30 Opening plenary: Implementing Signs of Safety as the organizational framework
Eileen Munro Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics

17:30 - 19:00 Welcome session – Reykjavik City Hall
Address: Dr. Viðar Halldórsson, sociologist

6 September 09:00 – 17:00

09:00 - 09:05 Moderators: Pall Olafsson Head of consulting and education, Government Agency for Child Protection in Iceland and Regína Jensdóttir CoE Coordinator on the Rights of the Child, Council of Europe

09:05 - 09:20   Ari Eldjárn - Icelandic stand up! 

09:20 - 10:10 A child rights approach to child protection
Kirsten Sandberg, Professor of Law at the University of Oslo and member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

10:10 - 10:40 Coffee break

10:40 - 11:20 Placing children and young people outside their homes in Denmark – New approaches?
Inge Bryderup, Professor at Aalborg University Denmark

11:20 - 12:00 Equality and quality for all? Young people in child protection
Dr. Elina Pekkarinen Research Manager in Finnish Youth Research Network

12:00 - 12:15 Questions and thoughts

12:15 - 13:15 Lunch

13:15 - 14:15 Parallel sessions

14:15 - 14:45 Coffee break

14:45 - 15:45 Parallel sessions

15:45 - 17:00 Child's right to protection from violence and abuse: The Nordic Ombudsmen for Children

19:00 - 23:00 Congress Party – Food and Fun with the Whales of Iceland!

7 September 09:00 – 13:00

09:00 - 09:40 Soundness and justifiability in child welfare proceedings
Professor LL.D. Elisabeth Gording Stang, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

09:40 - 10:20 The interaction of procedural rules and fundamental rights in child protection cases
Heida Bjorg Palmadottir, PhD student at Reykjavik University´s School of Laws and General Director of The Governmental Agency for Child Protection in Iceland

10:20 - 10:30 Questions and thoughts

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 11:40 Rethinking child protection: child participation and child welfare
Dr. Maria Heimer, Department of Political Science, Uppsala University, Sweden

11:40 - 12:20 The empowerment of children in justice systems: Participation and relational representation
Hrefna Fridriksdottir, Professor of family and inheritance law at the University of Iceland

12:20 - 12:30 Questions and thoughts

12:30 - 12:45 Presentation of next NBK in Denmark 2021

12:45 - 13:00 Closing session: Gudni Th. Johannesson thePresident of Iceland concludes

All keynotes will be in English and the parallell sessions will either be in English or Scandinavian language

Til baka


Útlit síðu:

Language