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Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution

We are a charity based in Edinburgh, Scotland with expertise in mediation. Our award-winning digital resources and free training and events improve understanding of conflict and emotional needs, to transform relationships and lives.

Headline Statistics - National Survey 2019

My family argues every week

42% of young people say that conflict happens at home at least weekly.

I need someone to talk to

61% of young people would like more support to address conflict at home from outside their family or friends.

Mental Health

51% acknowledged that arguments at home affected their mental health, and for some the effects were severe.

We argue every week

62% of parents/carers are involved in disagreements/arguments with their teenagers/young people weekly.

Mental Health

63% of parents/carers acknowledged arguments at home affected their mental health, and for some the effects were severe.

Support to address conflict at home

79% of parents/carers said they would like more support to come from outside the family.

Working with families

87% of practitioners agreed that conflict was a regular occurrence for families they worked with.

Homelessness and sofa surfing

74% stated that homelessness/sofa surfing was frequently experienced by the young people they work with.

Feeling unskilled

40% of practitioners did not have the necessary knowledge/skills to address conflict with families they worked with.

Statistics taken from SCCR 2019 National Survey.

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Upcoming events

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    SCCR ONLINE CONFERENC Young peoples experience, the pandemic & life chances

    21 October 2021 | 13:30 - 14:30

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    SCCR ONLINE CONFERENCE - Bringing Light to Find Each Other in the Darkness

    28 October 2021 | 10:00 - 12:00

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    SCCR ONLINE CONFERENCE - An Emotive Ensemble - Closing Concert

    28 October 2021 | 19:00 - 20:30

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    SCCR Conflict Resolution Session Series - Anxious & Afraid

    2 November 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45

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    SCCR Conflict Resolution Series - Connectedness

    4 November 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45

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    SCCR Conflict Resolution Online Course - 'Untangling The Knots'

    8 November 2021 - 24 November 2021 | 10:00 - 12:30

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