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Pledge to do your part for your community

SAVE THE DATE: 70/30 national LIVE call on Tues 4th December, 7-8pm on #TraumaInformed communities. We'll be joined by a great host of guests who will be sharing their work & expertise to inform our discussion. Click & enter code 502-438-277 to take part.

@prophetscotland How to protect kids? Most important options: connect, be curious, laugh, get good at repair after rupture, take care of your own self-regulatory system.

#ACEs is about understanding, not scoring.

I’m amazed by those who focus on scoring - it’s just a tool.


"Wish I had known about ACES at the start of my career" says a Police Superintendent.

James Docherty, talking about why compassion is at the heart of the ACEs Movement in Scotland.

Key Message 5
The human costs of adverse childhood experiences are considerable Both in the moment+ from intergenerational effects Environmental
and community adversity along with experience of adversity at an individual
level has been described as a ‘#PairOfACEs’

Knife crime is rooted in "poverty, inequality and a lack of opportunity" here's what I had to say on issue on @ITV news

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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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