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  It’s Child Contact Centre Awareness Week in Scotland and in Europe. For those who are unaware of what a child contact centre does, Pauline Nimmo addresses some common myths and truths to shed more light.              Myths Child Contact Centres are full of junkies, paedophiles and alcoholics. CCC are not full of ‘junkies, paedophiles…

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It goes without saying that 2020 did not turn out as we had envisaged. The Covid pandemic hit us in March and the mediation world, as others, scrambled to respond to a ‘work at home’ directive. Relationships Scotland had signed up to the Scottish Mediation Charter and planned to partner with Scottish Mediation to raise…

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Family mediation helps families in conflict understand and communicate with each other better so they can make practical plans for the future. Our trained mediators understand the complexity of family life, separation, divorce and family restructuring. They won’t take sides, make judgements or give advice. They work with families in conflict to help them communicate…

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Parents can often find it difficult to talk with their children about separation, or to listen to their children’s views about changes in the family. When children and young people don’t know what is happening, they can sometimes think that the separation or changes are their fault, or they might worry that the separation will…

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At the start of Family Mediation Week 2021 we invite you to watch the video at the link below to see what happens at Family Mediation and find out how it can help parents who split up to discuss and agree a positive way forward for them as a family: watch video 86% of mediation…

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We have launched the recruitment for our next delivery of the Certificate in Couple Counselling.  This is a post qualifying COSCA-validated specialist course for experienced counsellors. The Certificate in Couple Counselling (Cert CC) provides additional specialised training in counselling adult couples and working with relationships. The course is practice-based with supervised placements available across Scotland.…

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New research released today by Relationships Scotland paints a divided picture of relationships in the country and across the UK as lockdown is eased. Across couple, family and social relationships, people have had a range of ‘relationship realisations’ – many wholly positive and some more challenging. A heart-warming 64% of respondents in Scotland said that lockdown…

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More than one in eight people surveyed who currently live with their partner (12%) is having relationship doubts after staying at home– rising to one in five (21%) for 25-34 year olds. Almost a quarter of those surveyed who have a partner (23%) say the current circumstances are placing pressure on their relationship. 27% of…

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