Webinar: COVID-19 and the impact on Children's Services

Learn about how children’s social care is readying itself for moving out of lockdown and the key trends we have seen since COVID-19 hit.

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This webinar, hosted by Consultancy+, includes a panel of key specialists in the area covering the following:

  • What trends are occurring at the moment?
  • What problems will arise for children as a result of the COVID-19 crisis?
  • How is the social care sector preparing for the end of lockdown, and schools re-opening?
  • What are the key challenges going to be as we move out of the crisis?

Speaker profiles:

The event is chaired by Lucy Boyd Smith, Health and Care lead at Consultancy+ and includes the following key speakers:

Paul Boyce, Corporate Director for Children, Families and Education, Wirral MBC

Paul has over 20 years' experience working for Local Authorities across the North West.

Steve Stuart, Regional Workforce Coordinator, West Midlands Children’s Service

Steve has over 12 years’ experience working with Local Authorities across the Midlands.

Joan Bradbury, Social Worker and Project Lead at a Greater Manchester Authority

Joan has over 30 years’ experience supporting Local Authorities through transitional change, across child protection, child in need, children with disabilities and criminal justice.

Nigel Boulton, Partner, NIB Shared Vision Consulting

Nigel has over 35 years' experience in organisational leadership, management and innovation together with a strong background in safeguarding.

Lucy Boyd Smith
Lucy Boyd-Smith
Care Practice Lead

Lucy is the Principal Consultant that leads the Health and Care practice for Consultancy+ . Having graduated in 2011 with a History and Politics Degree Lucy has over 8 years’ experience working in sales and business development roles across a variety of sectors in the Middle East and the UK.


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