Events

Our calendar lists events of interest to people working with parents and families.

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Maternal Mental Health Scotland - annual conference

Supporting the mental health needs of women and their children during pregnancy and the early years is essential for long term family wellbeing. Hear about recent national developments, such as the Aberlour perinatal befriending service.

Date: 8 May 2017

Venue: Glasgow

For further information and booking details:

http://maternalmentalhealthscotland.org.uk/news/maternal-mental-health-scotland-annual-conference-monday-8-may-2017

Making and measuring impact

This one day training session, run by Dr Sarah Morton and Lesley Kelly from CRFR, draws on the growing body of literature about research utilisation to explore the processes of research impact and measurement.

Date: 11 May 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

For further information and booking details:

http://www.crfr.ac.uk/eventsandtraining/current-events/making-and-measuring-impact/

Enhancing parental capacity: taking action to support Scotland's families

This Holyrood event will explore how we can best build parenting capacity, particularly for those who we consider to be vulnerable families.

Date: 30 May 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

For further information and booking details:

https://tinyurl.com/mlsdxnk

Men can weep: children need emotionally available dads

This one day conference will consider the evidence for why fathers’ involvement matters for health, social care and education services and then explore ways to ensure sustained inclusion and involvement of male carers in the provision of these services.

Date: 30 May 2017

Venue: Glasgow

For further information and booking details:

https://www.hdscotland.org.uk/mencanweep

First impressions - positive support for families from the point of arrest

This Families Outside conference will explore what can be done at the point of arrest to alleviate the impact of this distressing experience on families and children.

Date: 31 May 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

For further information and booking details:

caroline.creamer@familiesoutside.org.uk

The role of food in addressing wellbeing, learning and the attainment gap

This conference will include updates about food law and policy initiatives, creative approaches and current projects aimed at tackling food insecurity.

Date: 1 June 2017

Venue: Glasgow

For further information and booking details:

http://www.childreninscotland.org.uk/training-and-events/the-role-of-food-in-addressing-wellbeing-learning-and-the-attainment-gap

Keeping fathers in the frame

This Peter Lang Children's Trust (PLCT) conference will focus on the role of fathers, the contribution fathers can bring to the family and how services can best support fathers in their role.

Date: 9 June 2017

Venue: Gloucester

For further information and booking details:

https://plct.org.uk/2017/02/22/plct-conference-keeping-fathers-in-the-frame/?blogsub=confirming#blog_subscription-2