Save the Date for the Launch of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership’s Adversity, Trauma and Resilience Knowledge Exchange in partnership with West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit

Date: Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 March 2021

Time: 9.30am-4.30pm

Location: Virtual Event held online

Adversity, Trauma and Resilience Knowledge Exchange

West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership in partnership with West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit are excited to be inviting you to the launch of  their Adversity, Trauma and Resilience Knowledge Exchange.

The vision for this work is to come together with people with lived experience and colleagues across all sectors, to ensure West Yorkshire and Harrogate is a trauma informed and responsive system.

The ambition includes working from preconception through adulthood to act early, build resilience and reduce adversity and trauma for people living in West Yorkshire and Harrogate.

This virtual event will bring partners together to share evidence, practice and raise awareness to start a system wide trauma informed and responsive journey.

The three days will cover:

Day 1: 22 March: Trauma landscape and the case for change

Day 2: 23 March: A new emerging landscape of possibilities: Intervention and practice

Day 3: 24 March: Coproduction: Building on the evidence constructively and creatively to ensure a joined up approach.

Guest speakers include:

Sir Norman Lamb, Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition

Chief Superintendent Jackie Marsh, Director of the West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit

Darren McGarvey, 2018 Orwell Prize-winning, bestselling author, musician, social commentator and journalist

Dr Warren Larkin, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Visiting Professor at Sunderland University

Graham Allen, founding chair and chief executive, Early Intervention Foundation

Jim Leyland, Operations Director-Inclusion, Touchstone

Kersten England, CEO for Bradford City Council

Mark Burns-Williamson, Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire

Phil Worsfold, Head of Programme for Best Start in Life, Public Health England

Richard McCann, Motivational Speaker, iCan Academy

Sarah Fox, Coproduction Coordinator, Touchstone

Sharon Prince, Strategic Lead for Psychology and Psychotherapy, Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Personality Disorder Services, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Sue Northcott, West Yorkshire Finding Independence Programme Manager

The event is open to all, including all colleagues working across the Partnership.

Information will follow with details and timings of the event and workshops, in the meantime please add these dates in your diary and share widely.

The West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP), also known as an integrated care system (ICS), works with partners and stakeholders in Bradford district and Craven; Calderdale, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield. The Partnership is made up of a number of organisations, including the NHS, councils, Healthwatch, voluntary and community organisations. You can find out more at All work together to improve the lives of 2.7million people living across the area.

For further information about this event please contact Danni Harding at [email protected]