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Some interesting data in this FOI on how much the Scottish Govt has spent on #ACEs related events, research, etc so far. Turns out it's quite cheap to host a ministerial event on ACEs - Westminster, take note! #traumainformed #trauma

https://t.co/BcZvNVnURQ

Some good vibes for everyone today!

#ThursdayMotivation #ThursdayThoughts #traumainformed #ACEs #EasterWeekend #MaundyThursday

“What happened to us is that we’ve chosen to live and work in the poorest, most violent city in the country. But healing is available”

An inspiring story of a #traumainformed community initiative taking place where it's needed most #ACEs #WednesdayWisdom

https://t.co/hsk5tQmCPJ

Alberta have run one of the most comprehensive, large-scale #traumainformed community initiatives we've ever come across. Read about how it started here - they are an inspiration for regions and nations everywhere!

https://t.co/3IE0qBu9Uu

#trauma #ACEs #TuesdayMotivation

Bessel van der Kolk is one of the leading experts in the world in this field, we thoroughly recommend his book 'The body keeps the score'. Also, see more of our recommendations here - https://t.co/donigihIBZ

#traumainformed #ACEs #charitytuesday #TuesdayThoughts

When the brain is feeling threatened, it gets worse at thinking and making choices. Want students to think better? Help them feel safe https://t.co/fz9JeyWh34 #traumainformed

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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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