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Can we draw on ideas from complexity theory to do 'more with less' in child welfare
Date: 15 November 2010 Time: 4.30 - 6pm - 15th November
Venue: Bolwland College North, Seminar Room 20
Free Seminar: 15th of November 4.30pm - 6pm
Professor Robert Geyer: Lancaster University
Can we draw on ideas from complexity theory to do 'more with less' in public policy in child welfare?
Come along to this free seminar at Lancaster University. The seminar is open to practitioners, students and academics, both from Lancaster University and agencies/institutions outside the University.
Leading complexity theorist, Professor Rob Geyer, engages with questions that currently face both policy makers and practitioners about the future of the 'audit/targeting' culture and how agencies might do 'more with less' in child welfare.
Time and Venue: Bowland College North, Seminar Room 20, Lancaster University, Monday 15th of November, 2010 , 4.30-6pm.
Seminar Abstract is available from the web-site of the Child Welfare Research Unit (CWRU) : http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/groups/cwru/.
For those who are unable to attend - playback available from: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/iss/digital/cwru/
Professor Geyer will draw on findings from the Munro review to address questions such as: What is the future of Performance Management - are all indicators too costly? Can Evidence Based Practice deliver more efficient solutions? How do we manage uncertainty in child welfare practice?
Event website: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/iss/digital/cwru/
Who can attend: Anyone
Associated staff: Karen Broadhurst
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