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London Safeguarding Children Partnership Conference: Impact of childhood experiences

  • Start: 12th June, 2024 @ 1:00PM
  • End: 12th June, 2024 @ 4:30PM
  • Online

Aims and Objectives

  • Increase understanding of the history of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • Increase knowledge of more specialist and contemporary areas of childhood experiences and the impact of these on safeguarding children
  • Reflect on multi-agency and individual practice to improve how we safeguard children

Topics and Speakers

  • History and journey of ACEs, Tiane Graziottin, London ACES Hub
  • Race and Intersectionality in safeguarding young people, Joanna Oliver
  • Embracing Minds: Neurodiversity’s role in behaviour, perception and safeguarding our children, Vivienne Williams
  • Feeling war, finding safety? Key risks facing refugee and asylum-seeking children and young people in London; and implications for safeguarding, Ilona Pinter
  • The significant impact of spiritual and ritual abuse on the development of children in the UK – the true stories of two survivors, Jordan Alexander

Followed by a Panel, where questions and reflections will be welcomed by all of the Speakers

An Introduction to ACEs: Safeguarding beyond procedures (Tiane Graziottin)

In this introduction, participants will learn about the origins of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and key developments in the ACEs movement in the UK.

There will be opportunities to gain an understanding of the crucial role of ACE-awareness in safeguarding, reflecting upon policies and procedures and our responsibility to transcend them via a trauma-informed approach to build healthier and safer relationships and communities.


  • If you no longer wish to attend this event, please cancel on Eventbrite
  • If you do not attend without cancelling beforehand you may be charged a £20 fine

Joining Instructions

After booking a place, you will receive an email from Eventbrite two days before the event containing the Microsoft Teams link for the online training.

Further reminders will be sent by Eventbrite containing the Teams link:

  • 2 hours before the event
  • 10 minutes before the event