Events

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

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Universal credit and childcare

Universal credit is replacing the support that families get to pay their childcare costs through tax credits. This CPAG in Scotland, One Parent Families Scotland and the Scottish Childminding Association seminar will discuss what this will mean for childcare services and the families who use them.

Date: 27 March 2017

Venue: Glasgow

For further information and booking details:

Email Kirsty McKechnie: kmckechnie@cpagscotland.org.uk or 0141 611 7091

Young people's transitions: dimensions, difficulties and diversity conference

The conference seeks to explore the complexity of young people’s lives today and examine the factors that shape adolescence.

Date: 21 April 2017

Venue: Edinburgh

For further information and booking details:

https://caysnetwork.wordpress.com/

Child protection and wellbeing in sport

This conference will look at best practice in keeping children safe and happy in sport.

Date: 25 April 2017

Venue: Glasgow

For further information and booking details:

http://www.childreninscotland.org.uk/sites/default/files/CIS_Sport_flyer.pdf

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/

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