Under One Roof 2019: Conference programme day 2

What's happening and when? Browse our full programme of speeches, workshops and social activities for day 2 of the conference.

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Day Two: Wednesday 3 July

09:00      Registration and refreshments

09:30     Panel discussion: Mental health and homelessness services: Working towards a common goal?

Chaired by Oliver Hilbery, Director, MEAM (Making Every Adult Matter) our panel of homelessness and mental health experts will debate whether Mental Health Services are doing enough to support the Homelessness Sector, and vice-versa.

10:40      Refreshment break

11:00      Workshop session 3

Delegates are asked to select one of the following sessions to attend:

  • Understanding the Mental Capacity Act
  • Working with the justice sector to support people with multiple disadvantage
  • Supporting the needs of women involved in prostitution/survival sex work
  • Practical approaches to supporting change resistant drinkers
  • Building resilience and emotional well-being
  • Training and employing people with lived experience

12:10      Networking lunch

13:00     A Way Home - Preventing and tackling youth homelessness

  • Chair: Rick Henderson, Chief Executive, Homeless Link Confirmed
  • Melanie Redman, President & CEO, A Way Home: Working Together to End Youth Homelessness in Canada
  • Dr Stephen Gaetz, Professor and Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Homeless Hub
  • Kate Polson, Chief Executive, Rock Trust 

14.05     Refreshment break

14.20  Workshop session 4

Delegates are asked to select one of the following sessions to attend:

  • Working with non-UK nationals
  • Introducing strengths-based practice
  • Implementing outreach in rural areas
  • LGBTQ+ and homelessness
  • Ending street homelessness: Good practice from across Europe
  • Multiple exclusion homelessness, the Care Act, and Safeguarding

15:30      End of conference


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Alex McKenzie

Conference and events manager

Alex manages Homeless Link's conference and events programme.

Telephone: 020 7840 4493
Email: alex.mcKenzie@homelesslink.org.uk