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 2023

My family argues every week

39% of young people say that conflict happens at home at least weekly.

I need someone to talk to

68% 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

70% of parents/carers acknowledged arguments at home affected their mental health, and for some the effects were severe.

Support to address conflict at home

84% of parents/carers said they would like more support to come from outside the family.

Working with families

97% of practitioners agreed that conflict was a regular occurrence for families they worked with.

Homelessness and sofa surfing

70% stated that homelessness/sofa surfing was frequently experienced by the young people they work with.

Feeling unskilled

38% of practitioners did not have the necessary knowledge/skills to address conflict with families they worked with.

Statistics taken from SCCR 2023 National Survey.


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Upcoming events

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    PROF/PRACT/VOL EVENT - Conflict Resolution Series - Feeling Connected

    7 August 2024 | 08:30 - 09:30

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    ONLINE PARENTS/CARER Conflict Resolution Session - Family Conflict Triggers

    13 August 2024 | 12:00 - 13:00

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    IN HOUSE - Inveralmond Community High School - Stop, Think and Be Cool

    22 August 2024 | 10:15 - 11:15

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    PARENT/CARER EVENT - Conflict Resolution Series - Growing Up Is Never Easy

    22 August 2024 | 19:00 - 20:00

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    IN HOUSE - SWIIS - Recognise, Reflect and Resolve

    26 August 2024 | 10:30 - 12:30

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    OPEN & IN PERSON TRAINING - Glasgow - Understand, Communicate & Resolve

    28 August 2024 | 10:00 - 16:00

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