Learning and events for parent carer forums in England

9th 2019 National Contact and NNPCF Parent Carer Participation Conference

Many thanks to all of those who joined us for the 2019 Conference.

See the the highlights film from the event. To read more about the conference, please see our dedicated National Event page.

Upcoming Webinars

What does the Long Term Plan mean for Parent Carer Forums?

Join us for a webinar on Jan 29, 2020 at 12:00 PM GMT

Register now.

An overview of what the long term plan contains for children and young people with SEND and their families.

An outline of how the long term plan will be implemented and how PCFs can seek to be involved.

Learning Disability and Autism in the NHS Long Term Plan

Join us for a webinar on Feb 26, 2020 at 12:00 PM GMT.

Register now.

An introduction to the work of the learning disability and autism workstream including:
• Reducing inpatient care
• Community support
• Key working
• Learning disability health checks
• Eyes, Ears and Teeth
• Reasonable adjustments  

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Please note: If you are unable to attend a live webinar on the day, a recording of the webinar sessions along with relevant documents will be available the week following the webinar on our Resources page.

Details of further upcoming webinars are regularly updated on this page. You can find recordings of previous webinars on our resources page.

New to webinars?

A webinar is a presentation live on the internet. You will be able to hear presentations live, follow the slides and submit questions for the presenters to answer. You will need a home computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. You can also join via telephone, although you won't be able to see the presentation or submit questions. Read this information and guidance document [PDF].

Please note: If you are unable to attend a live webinar on the day, a recording of the webinar sessions along with relevant documents will be available the week following the webinar on our Resources page.

Past webinars

You can explore our past webinars on our Resources page.

They include topics such as:

  • Building active members
  • Safeguarding for parent carer forums
  • Using social media responsibly
  • SEND Decision making and the law

News from the National Event 2018

On the 22 November, 200 attendees representing 87 parent carer forums from across England attended Contact's and the NNPCF's annual Parent Participation conference in Coventry.

See the highlights film where you might recognise yourselves or some of your colleagues. To read more about the conference, please see our dedicated National Event page.