October 20, 2017

Why do Scots have a reputation for the worst health in Western Europe? Join us next Saturday (October 28) to explore the contribution of childhood adversity to our relatively poor health status. Carol Craig, author of The Scots' Crisis of Confidence, will argue ahead of publication this autumn of her new book Hiding in Plain Sight, that the key driver is Scots' greater childhood experience of alcohol, violence, emotional abuse and neglect. Full d...

May 25, 2017

Human Development Scotland is joining forces with Midlothian Sure Start in a one-day conference on the role of fathers in the family and in society.

Men Can Weep takes place on Tuesday 30 May 2017 in Glasgow. Following on from the Year of the Dad, this event will focus on the impact and importance of a father on the emotional wellbeing of their children.

The conference will be of particular interest to social workers, health visitors, midwives...

January 19, 2017

Complex and cumulative trauma may impact on every aspect of a child's life, affecting their emotional development, ability to form fulfilling relationships and their capacity to self-regulate. Join us for this one-day conference on March 17 in central Glasgow to consider the impact of trauma as it reverberates between child, care giver, practitioner and institution. What is the significance to the child? What is the impact on the practitioner? Ho...

August 25, 2016

Booking has now opened for our one day seminar on November 22, organised in partnership with Midlothian Sure Start. Taking place in Stirling, Where's Dad? Involving fathers to improve outcomes for children and families takes place as the Year of the Dad draws to a close. The day-long seminar will explore the evidence for why fathers’ involvement matters for health, social care and education services and then explore ways to ensure sustained inclu...