The event provided the opportunity for health and education colleagues to come together to learn and share practice on preventing and responding to adverse childhood experiences, linking this to key approaches in nurture and health and wellbeing within education.

Starts
21 March 2018 9:30
Ends
21 March 2018 16:15
Cost
Free
Location
200SVS 200 St Vincent St Glasgow G2 5RQ

Event description

NHS Health Scotland organised this conference with Education Scotland and the Scottish Government.   

This event was attended by strategic leads at local authority and senior managers at school level as well as public health and health improvement colleagues. 

The programme included a mixture of plenary speakers who have a key focus in this area and workshops. Some of their presentations are available to view below.

Plenary presentations

You can view presentations by

Professor Sir Harry Burns, Professor of Global Public Health at Strathclyde University and Alyson Francis, Director, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Support Hub, Cymru Well Wales

Video presentations

You can view video presentations by

Dr Linda de Caestecker, Director of Public Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Chair of the Scottish ACEs Hub

Professor Sir Harry Burns, Professor of Global Public Health, University of Strathclyde

Alyson Francis, Director, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Support Hub, Cymru Well Wales

Panel Discussion;

Dr Linda de Caestecker, Director of Public Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Chair of the Scottish ACEs Hub

Sir Harry Burns, Professor of Global Public Health, University of Strathclyde

Alyson Francis, Director, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Support Hub, Cymru Well Wales

 Gail Noweck, Education Officer, Education Scotland

Darren McGarvey, Rapper, Social Commentator and Author of ‘Poverty Safari’

Breakout presentations 

You can view the following presentations

1. Renfrewshire Nurturing Relationships Approach: An educational approach to supporting adverse childhood experiences and building resilience - Amy Nolan, Sandra Menary, Ciara Briggs (Educational Psychologists) and Claire McLaren (Our Lady of Peace Primary School)

2. Towards the Nurturing City: education as a vehicle for tackling poverty, addressing ACEs and building resilience - Alison Crawford, Principle Educational Psychologist, Maura Kearney, Deputy Principle Psychologist and Nancy Cluny, Head Teacher

3. Building resilience in the school environment - Jen Myddleton, Development Officer, Health and Wellbeing, Edinburgh City Council and Dr Adam Burley, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, NHS Lothian

4. Links between speech and language, attachment, literacy and reducing the impact of ACEs - James McTaggart, Educational Psychologist and Rebecca Castelo, Speech and Language Therapist, Highland Council

5. The Dundee Approach to addressing ACEs - Sarah Anderson, Education Support Officer for Health and Wellbeing at Dundee City Council and Dr Tamasin Knight, Consultant in public health, NHS Tayside

6. ‘Flipping the thinking’ on poverty and its impact on children’s outcomes - Dr Morag Treanor, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Stirling

 

Contact

Please contact the planning team for further information.