Events

Better Care Network highlights upcoming events that are related to children's care around the globe. These events include calls for papers or submissions, requests, conferences, webinars, and more.

Feb 10
Caring for Children Moving Alone MOOC Taskforce,

With the aim of improving provision of suitable care and the manner in which it is offered, the Caring for Children Moving Alone MOOC Taskforce (including BCN) has created a specialised Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). This MOOC aims to increase the knowledge and support improved practice of front line workers and others who make decisions about the care and best interest of children on the move every day.

Mar 13
Udayan Care,

Udayan Care is hosting an International Care Leavers Convention at Amity University Noida, Delhi NCR, India on 13-14 March 2020.

Mar 25
CWLA,

Sharing Ideas that Strengthen Families and Engage Communities to Promote Child Well-Being will bring together policy, research, and practice professionals from child- and family-serving systems in the United States and other countries, as well as youth, caregivers, and community partners, to share and advance more effective family supports and systems of care for children and families in the 21st century.

Apr 22
Human Rights Campaign,

This webinar features a panel of LGBTQ foster care alumni dedicated to creating change in the child welfare system.

May 05
Christian Alliance for Orphans,

The purpose of this event is to give leaders the opportunity to be part of transitioning an organization from residential care to family care, via interaction around a fictional case study.

May 06
Christian Alliance for Orphans,

The 2020 OVC Applied Research + Best Practice Symposium will unite top academic OVC researchers and faith-based NGOs serving vulnerable children around the globe.

Jun 25
IFCO,

This international conference, hosted by the International Foster Care Organization (IFCO), will profile initiatives that help children and youth in care thrive by promoting the creation of significant relationships, a sense of belonging to their family, their community, and their culture.

Oct 13
Be Strong Families, Center for the Study of Social Policy, Families Canada, Seattle Human Services, & National Family Support Network,

The biennial Together for Families Conference is a unique event that connects various stakeholders from across the U.S. and Canada in the Family Support and Strengthening Field to focus on quality practice. The conference will be held in Seattle, Washington, USA from 13-16 October 2020.