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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These are unprecedented and challenging times. Protecting our physical and mental health, and that of our children, is a priority. Relationships in families can be very important in helping us through stress, but they can also come under strain themselves. There are particular challenges for children currently whose parents live in different homes. Some top…

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Article 12 of the UNCRC states that children’s voices must be sought, listened to, and taken into account in matters affecting them. Rosanne Cubitt explains how this right is being respected for children in cases of parental separation.  The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that children who are capable of…

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