Events

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

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Challenging inter-generational adversity: promoting emotional health for all

This symposium will examine how we can build adult capabilities to enhance childhood experiences and improve child outcomes.

Date: 13 March 2019

Venue: Edinburgh

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Talking about tomorrow: preparing parents and carers for transition

This conference is for parents and carers in Scotland whose young people have disabilities or learning difficulties. You will find out how to improve the transition process and build your skills and confidence through practical workshops.

Date: 13 March 2019

Venue: Glasgow

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Bridging That Gap: Delivering Scotland’s Drug and Mental Health Strategies 

The new drug treatment strategy lays great emphasis on the insights offered by the research on adverse childhood experiences and on trauma more broadly and their link with problem drug use. This conference explores the issue and offers a vision and practical examples of how, in offering the support and treatments people require, people can find their own recovery.

Date: 14 March 2019

Venue: Glasgow

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Improving provision for children in care and care leavers

This conference will be an opportunity to feed into the Care Review’s continuing work as it seeks to develop new initiatives, evaluate clear evidence of what works for children and young people, and encourage best practice for improving the experience of children and young people in care.

Date: 3 April 2019

Venue: Edinburgh

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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. Hear from expert speakers.

Date: 11 June 2019

Venue: Glasgow

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