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The childcare challenge - Clare Simpson, PAS Manager

Clare Simpson, project manager, Parenting across Scotland talks about her study trip to the Nordic nations. She explains how a continuum of support is realised that makes sense and supports families well.

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Changes to the benefit cap

One Parent Families Scotland has produced a helpful guide to the new benefit cap limits. The total amount of money that can be paid is being reduced. It means the amount of housing benefit or universal credit may be affected.


Teenage boy and girl

Young people: Exploring the importance of relationships and attachment

The Royal Society, George Street, Edinburgh

23 November 2016, 9.30am to 1pm

Just as in the early years, young people need secure attachments and supportive relationships to flourish.

This Parenting across Scotland (PAS) and the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) seminar will explore how these compassionate connections are crucial for the health, happiness and well being of all young people.

This seminar is free of charge. 


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