Questions from Teenage Pregnancy Presentation Tracy Gourley Q. Warwickshire – How have you engaged with Catholic Schools? R. Coventry - Meeting with Heads to include these schools – what helped was the change in the name Respect Yourself really helped. Q. Hereford – How are you engaging with parents? R. Coventry Through consultation/E-Network Strategic Partnership parent reps The agenda has not moved forward that much as we are still getting to grips with it There is a battle with Teenage Pregnancy rates and keeping going with work Targeted work has worked Q. Hereford – Do you have problems with data? R. Coventry Dudley data is better Coventry is working with midwives to get better data at the moment there is a 14 month delay on data Being clear on the right steps and the right time Coventry shared good practice with Solihull. Developed a joint strategy so that Teenage Pregnancy is not stand alone Q. Dudley – Feels that OBA was used as an advisory background tool, and asked if that was the opinion of others around the table? R. Hereford – felt that it was being used in the example as a practical application Q. Dudley – Will there be partnership measures and impact assessments? R. Coventry – They will be doing some work around the measures and the impact of the 1%’s Comments – Solihull – liked the way that Coventry emailed partners for 1% contributions R. It was really good to use this way because after the workshop they were still receiving 1% contributions Showcase Event It was agreed that the Showcase event that was being planned for January 2008 would be rescheduled for later on in the year as more impact information would be available, Network members felt that it was quite early on for most LA’s to present the impact at this stage. Regional Network Meetings Telford & Wrekin Council – PC explained that the Beacon Peer Support that was providing resources for the Regional Network to meet. It was agreed that we would hold four meetings next year and will be hosted by four different Regional Network members. Names of partners put forward: Warwickshire Stoke on Trent Solihull Dudley All agreed that the meeting time should be from 11am to 2pm with lunch. Once dates have been confirmed the RN database will be sent out to those members hosting a Regional meeting. AOB Birmingham – WREIP suggestion was made to upload previous presentations on to the T&W webpage so that Regional members could have access to them, it was also suggested that those who had presented upload a summary of what’ happened since.