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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

July 2022

The teenage brain: implications for behaviour and learning

Children in Scotland
This webinar will focus on the adolescent brain and how it develops. It will explore why teenagers behave as they do, how they learn, and how they make decisions about their lives. You will learn how best to...

Understanding Emotions: Anxious & Afraid

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
Are you a professional, practitioners or volunteer who works with young people and families?We have created a series of conflict resolution training based on our normal face to face training but adapted for an...

Conflict Resolution Series- Cranial Cocktail

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
Are you a young person (16-25)? Want to learn more about conflict resolution?Ever get the feeling your body has mind of its own? Some days you can’t get out of bed and on others you’re so excited you can’t...

Challenging gender inequality as caregivers

Children in Scotland
In this interactive and fun session Susie Heywood will explore gender stereotypes: what they are, where we find them, how they impact on children as they grow, and the ways in which they are related to some of...
August 2022

Supporting LGBTI children and young people: awareness and inclusion

Children in Scotland
Join us for this webinar to learn more about LGBTI identities and experiences and how you can support the LGBTI children and young people you work with. Through a combination of presentation and facilitated...

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: supporting children and young people

Children in Scotland
Exposure to alcohol prenatally can interfere with a child’s development, and cause growth deficiency and alterations to the internal organs, skeleton and central nervous systems. Often the conditions may go...
18 August Online Families & young people

Person-centred pathways: helping children be masters of their own future

Children in Scotland
This webinar will give you the tools to support children and young people in understanding where they are in life and what they want to work towards - whether it's in relation to their education...
23 August Online Families & young people
September 2022

Helping children to recover from the pandemic: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

Children in Scotland
Key learning:What is the emerging evidence telling us about the impact of the pandemic on children’s development?How do children’s stress systems develop and operate?How does the human stress system underpin...
7 September Nicolson Square Families & young people

Being aware of our emotional state helps children: with Dr Suzanne Zeedyk

Children in Scotland
We often talk about what children need in order to thrive. The science of attachment tells us that what they need, more than anything, is attuned adults and relationships that feel emotionally safe for them. In...
7 September Online Families & young people

Boys to men: supporting healthy transitions

Children in Scotland
Across the world our boys are struggling. Academically, in relationships, and sexually boys and young men are finding it hard to navigate a world where the phrase ‘be a man’ is often a scary statement. What...
8 September Online Families & young people