Professor Judith Masson debates 'Infant Contact: Keeping the baby in mind' at Inner Temple, 8 December
29 October 2010
On 8th December 2010 the Family Justice Council, in conjunction with Coram, is holding a debate and panel discussion entitled ‘Infant Contact: Keeping the baby in mind’. Speakers will include Professor Judith Masson of the Law School, University of Bristol.
The event will be chaired by the President of the Family Division, Sir Nicholas Wall. Speakers will include:
- Lord Justice Munby
- Dr. Danya Glaser – Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
- Professor Judith Masson – University of Bristol
- Jenny Kendrick - Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist
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The Family Justice Council (FJC) was established in 2004 with the aim of stimulating better and quicker outcomes for families and in the family court service. The Council sits between government and the courts of the family justice system. It speaks with both the experience of its members, all eminent in their fields, and an understanding of the realities of the system on the ground as perceived by its 39 Local Family Justice Councils.The Members of the Council represent the wide range of bodies who have an interest in the family justice system, including the world of the law, healthcare, social care, parents groups and academics. Professor Judith Masson was appointed by the Secretary of State as ana academic member.
The Family Justice Council (FJC) exists to promote better and quicker outcomes for the families and children who use the family justice system. The Council promotes an inter-disciplinary approach to the needs of family justice, bringing together experts from the worlds of the law, health and social care to support and advise government and the family courts. It is chaired by the President of the Family Division, Sir Nicholas Wall. The National FJC is supported by a network of 39 Local Family Justice Councils across England and Wales.
Coram is one of England's oldest children's charities, established by royal charter in 1739 as the Foundling Hospital. It works with children separated from their parents, supports vulnerable families, and lobbies on policy and practice issues in childcare through its various services, such as Adoption, Housing and Support (formerly Leaving Care Services), and the Parents' Centre (which was a pilot project for Sure Start).