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I4P Public Event: 26th February 2019

What Makes for Good
Childhood Mental Health?

Discussion Event,
Edge Hill University

This event is the latest in the series of I4P’s ‘What Makes A Good Society?’ sessions which are intended to engage the public, professionals and practitioners as well as academics. Our last public seminar ‘What Makes a Good Childhood?’ included contributions from a range of professionals and academics who work with children. This latest event continues to look at child wellbeing with a focus on mental health.  It will be led by Edge Hill University’s Vicki Coppock, Professor of Social Sciences: Childhood Studies and Mental Health.

This event takes place at Edge Hill University’s Ormskirk Campus and we welcome anyone with an interest in child mental health.


Date: Tuesday 26th February 2019

Programme:
17.30am Registration and Refreshments
18.00pm Discussion Event
19.00pm Networking

Venue:  Room B002, Business School (Building 16 on the Map) at Edge Hill University (Directions)

Registration: closed


VICKI COPPOCK
Vicki completed a BA (Hons) Sociology at Liverpool University in 1981 and a Diploma in Psychiatric Social Work (CQSW) at the University of Manchester in 1984.  She then worked as a child guidance social worker for several years.  Vicki completed an MA in Crime, Deviance and Social Policy (Lancaster University) in 1990.  Her dissertation topic was “Media Images of Working Class Liverpool Women: A Critical Feminist Analysis” for which she received a distinction. In 1991 Vicki was appointed Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy, in 2006 she was appointed Reader in Social Sciences and in 2014 she was appointed Professor of Social Sciences: Childhood Studies and Mental Health.  Vicki’s research interests and publications focus on the critical analysis of theory, policy, legislation and professional practice in the field of mental health, with a particular emphasis on asserting a positive rights agenda for children and young people in mental distress.


PREVIOUS EVENTS IN THE ‘GOOD SERIES’:

28th August 2018
‘What makes a Good Childhood?’
This event is the latest in the series of I4P’s ‘What Makes A Good Society?’ sessions which are intended to engage the public, professionals and practitioners as well as academics. We last met in Spring 2018 to discuss ‘What Makes a Good University?’ This time we are focusing on childhood and are keen to welcome parents and people who work with children in any capacity.
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28th March 2018
‘What makes a Good University?’
Next in the series of I4P’s ‘What Makes A Good Society?’ sessions which are intended to engage the public, professionals and practitioners as well as academics. Participants were asked to discuss how to influence policy-makers and decision-makers, and what the necessary ingredients for a good university are.
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11th October 2017
‘What Do We Need to Create a Good Society?’ (Part II)
A follow up to the successful ‘Good Society’ event we hosted in June where we invited participants to discuss how to influence policy-makers and decision-makers, and what the necessary ingredients for a good society are.
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29th June 2017
‘What Do We Need to Create a Good Society?

The Webb Memorial Trust
This event presents the work of the Webb Memorial Trust and its current project, Social Housing and the Good Society, tackling issues such as poverty and equality in Britain. Together with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and Edge Hill University’s Institute for Public Policy and Professional Practice (I4P), the Webb Memorial Trust will present the findings of their report and invite participants to discuss how to influence policy-makers and decision-makers, and what the necessary ingredients for a good society are.
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