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

If you would like to promote your event on our website, please send us the details using our submit an event form.

Kirsty, the fictional Holyrood baby, has turned three and she is facing adversity. This event is about the challenges facing Kirsty and her family. It examines solutions to improving awareness of where families can turn for support and how services can improve delivery.

Date: 9 May 2019

Venue: Edinburgh

For further information and booking details

Enriching young lives: therapeutic steps toward healing the hurt

This symposium will explore trauma-informed perspectives in working alongside children and young people; including everyone’s role in responding to healing the hurt inside.

Date: 15 May 2019

Venue: Edinburgh

For further information and booking details

Working with families: what happens when the children become violent?

This SASW seminar is predominantly for social workers working with and for families. The event will reflect on the lived experience of parents and young people, within birth families, foster care, adoption and kinship care families.

Date: 21 May 2019

Venue: Glasgow

For further information and booking details

ACEs to assets - fostering resilience in a stressed culture

Research from ACE studies in the UK, US and elsewhere, have all demonstrated that trauma left untreated, unchecked and unresolved has major long-term consequences and effects on learning, behaviour, health and social outcomes.

Date: 11 June 2019

Venue: Glasgow

For further information and booking details

Families Outside: 2019 Prison visitors’ centre conference

This year's Prison Visitors' Centre Conference will look at the issues and concerns of families pre-release, the direct support available to them post-release, and the gaps that need to be filled to ensure they receive the support they need.

Date: 19 June 2019

Venue: Scottish Prison Service College, Brightons, FK2 0AD

For further information and booking details

Getting it right for every child: is our education provision racially literate?

Be part of the conversation if you are a researcher interested in race equality and education, a classroom teacher, school leader, early years practitioner or manager, local authority education officer, student teacher, secondary school pupil (especially 5th and 6th years), parent, community member with an interest in education, or anyone with an interest in race equality in education.

Date: 19 to 21 June 2019

Venue: Edinburgh

For further information and booking details

National Youth Justice Conference 2019

This free event brings together practitioners from across Scotland to hear about the latest youth justice research and developments, share best practice and reflect on the views of young people who have experienced the youth and criminal justice system.

Date: 19 to 20 June

Venue: Stirling

For further information and booking details