Safeguarding Children: Finding Solutions for Better Protection
- 08:30 - 16:30
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Renuka is a qualified teacher and educational psychologist and was Executive Director of NCH - The Bridge (now part of Action for Children’s consultancy services) before joining Coram. Renuka has worked with the British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering as their first Black Issues Consultant and has served on the trustee boards of Fostering Network, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) and Shaftesbury Young People. Renuka has also been a school governor and a member of Local Authority Exclusion Appeal Panels. She has written several serious case reviews, which study inter-agency work in relation to safeguarding issues. She has provided consultancy to children’s services both in the United Kingdom and abroad and is a well respected conference speaker. Her current portfolio includes partnership problem-solving with local authorities to meet the challenge of improving outcomes for children in state care.