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Pledge to do your part for your community

So what could a Million social aware butterflies do?
I'm listening what can we do together...#ACEAwareNation #homelessness #love #kindness @Prev_Justice @JohnCarnochan @JonslaterJon @karynmccluskey @glasgowcathcart @KeeganSmith_Law @princess_missy_ @vruscotland @DirectorVRU

If you really must give these little people a label, please make it 'distressed', not 'disruptive'. They are not a 'problem' they are people. Little people. #littlepeoplematter

If you work with children I highly recommend you watch this. It’s so important to keep a child’s wellbeing at the heart of what we do #aceawareness #resilience

79 tickets need to sell for this screening to go ahead in #edinburgh Please retweet #resilience #ACEAwarenation

A thank you for everyone who’s been interested in the #MoreThanMyTrauma conference with @BDPerry in September 2020. Want to know more? Sign up with

Would all of my social work colleagues and friends please retweet and publicise as widely as possible. Or apply yourself! New Professor of Social Work post at @UniStrathclyde. The social work team would love to welcome you.

An always available adult in whom you trust - if a child's parents can't or don't take that role, then for the long term benefit of the human being concerned and society as a whole, we need to support nurturing relationships in school #attachment

Governments and local authorities too! Decisions made locally can prevent ACEs but only if the understanding is there! Well done again @HighlandCouncil for leading the way! @OrkneyCouncil @ACEAwareNation

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Share your Pledge and Spread the Word

We’re thrilled that you’ve decided to make a pledge and can’t wait to hear how you plan to make a difference in your community. It’s important to spread the word and get the message heard, so we ask that you let others know of the task you plan to undertake and the difference you hope to make. Remember to include #pledgefor7030 and tag @7030Campaign.

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Support in Times of Need

Offer to be an emergency contact for someone.

Provide information about local family support services.

Get groceries for someone who’s in need of support.

Provide emotional support for someone in need.

Support a new parent e.g. offer to babysit or provide childcare or cook them a meal.

Ask a school head teacher to host a community resource night so that you and other parents can see what your community offers.

Parental Resilience

Join a new parenting group.

Make time for yourself / have some ‘you time’ e.g. take a nap, read, do something you love!

Arrange a date night with your partner.

Use positive thinking e.g. tell yourself that you are doing a great job/ the best that you can.

Offer to help friends/neighbours with chores so they get a break to recharge their batteries.

Social and Emotional Competence in Children

Celebrate and support the achievements of your children.

Encourage a child to teach you something new.

Give your child a hug.

Read with your child.

Knowledge of Childhood and Parenting

Subscribe to a magazine or online newsletter about parenting and child development.

Join a local parenting class.

Share information about ways to prevent child maltreatment through your social media channels (twitter or Facebook).

Click here to access some of WAVE Trust’s resources!

Social Connections

Meet your neighbour.

Organise a local activity in your community.

Join a new community group.

Link up to an existing community service.

Make some time to see your friends/family in a social setting.

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