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October 2017

Conference – Walking the Walk: Two Years On: Looking back to move forward

26th October 2017

Call for submissions.
It's been two years since we launched the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant , and we’re bringing together leaders and practitioners to chart progress, share learning, and identify challenges and opportunities.

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Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Conference

26th October 2017

About the Covenant The Scottish Care Leavers Covenant was launched in October 2015, to help change the lives of care leavers. It supports Scotland’s corporate parents, carers, practitioners, managers and decision makers to fulfil their duties. Almost 500 organisations and individuals have endorsed the Covenant so far and it’s being used by corporate parents, at both strategic and operational level, to remove barriers, change culture and improve core practice. We’re bringing together leaders and practitioners to chart progress, share learning…

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In conversation with…

26th October 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Professor Viv Cree in conversation with Wendy Paterson about the change in practice learning over the years.

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November 2017

Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

3rd November 2017
Children in Scotland, Level 1 Rosebery House
Edinburgh , EH12 5EZ United Kingdom
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In our society, caring for children usually includes a large component of professional input.  We use the language of ‘services’ to describe that input.  Yet the science tells us that children aren’t looking for services.  They want relationships.  Human beings are physiologically driven to seek out emotional connection with others, and especially with the adults who are significant in their lives - be this at home, with friends or within childcare settings. This workshop will: Reflect on these observations Review the…

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15th Kilbrandon Lecture by Nicola Sturgeon

23rd November 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Barony Hall, University of Strathclyde, 1 Macleod Street
Glasgow, G4 0RA
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This year's Kilbrandon Lecture will be delivered by our First Minister!

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April 2018


18th April 2018 - 20th April 2018
University of Edinburgh, George Square
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An Edinburgh-based opportunity to look backwards and forwards, nationally and internationally, at what social work is now and might be in the future.

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