Law, Policy and Practice for Children and Young People: The Role of Social Research

8 Sep

Social Futures Institute Annual Conference

Law, policy and practice for children and young people: the role of social science research

23 September 2011, Teesside University (Darlington Campus) 

The Social Futures Institute at Teesside University is hosting a one day inter-disciplinary conference to critically examine the relationship between social science research and the design and implementation of law and policy concerning children and young people.


The keynote speaker is Professor Sir Albert Aynsley Green. Sir Albert is an internationally recognised authority on children’s services, child health and childhood.


There will also be original paper presentations on topics including:

  • young people’s experiences in the criminal justice system
  • education policy and practice
  • young people’s capacity to consent to medical treatment
  • the role of the Independent Safeguarding Authority

This conference will be delivered at Teesside University’s new campus at Haughton Road, Darlington. The Darlington campus benefits from proximity to Darlington Railway Station, and the A1 and A66 motorways.

 Conference fee: £45 (includes conference papers and all refreshments).

There are limited places available and early booking is advised, please visit this link to book your place:

Car parking will be on a first come first served basis.


For further information on this event, please contact


I look forward to welcoming you to Teesside University at Darlington.


Kind regards


Dr Raymond Arthur
Social Futures Institute



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