NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2018

Conflict, it's all about the brain...

Or is it?

“The Emotional Homunculus and the Brain’s Amazing Drugs Cabinet”, creatively explore the interconnected relationship between conflict, our body, emotions and minds.

Who & What’s Inside your Head?

Dr Sara Watkin is a specialist in chronic pain and its relation to trauma; she began working with the SCCR as medical advisor in 2015. She completed her post-graduate training at The London School of Contemporary Dance, trained in Psychiatry, Osteopathy and General Practice in Glasgow and London, returned to Scotland in 2006 as a GP and worked as a CAMHS speciality doctor, encountering the personal cost to families of inter and intra-generational conflict. Sara is also a medical adviser for Scottish Adoption, Barnardo’s and Carolina House Trust. See Dr Sara Watkin talk about Emotional Homunculus and the Brain’s Amazing Drugs Cabinet here.

Dr Sara Watkin

SCCR MEDICAL ADVISOR

The Emotional and Embodied Nature of Human Understanding

Dr Jonathan Delafield-Butt is Reader in Child Development and Director of the Laboratory for Innovation in Autism at Strathclyde University. His doctoral research investigated brain development, extending to infant and child psychology, at the Universities of Edinburgh and Copenhagen. His research interests include science-philosophy bridgework on the role of the mind-body relation.

Dr Jonathan Delafield-Butt

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

Ministerial Address 2018

Maree Todd was appointed Minister for Childcare and Early Years in November 2017. A pharmacist by profession, Ms Todd worked in NHS Highland for 20 years mainly as a mental health pharmacist. She also contributed to SIGN guidance on perinatal mental health. Ms Campbell started a career in publishing. Before her election, Aileen also worked for Nicola Sturgeon in 2005 and Shona Robison in 2006 as a Parliamentary Assistant. Aileen was first elected to the Scottish Parliament on May 3, 2007 as a list member for the South of Scotland. She was re-elected as the MSP for Clydesdale at the May 5, 2011 election and appointed to her present position. Maree Todd was appointed Minister for Childcare and Early Years in November 2017. A pharmacist by profession, Ms Todd worked in NHS Highland for 20 years mainly as a mental health pharmacist. She also contributed to SIGN guidance on perinatal mental health.

Maree Todd MSP

MINISTER FOR CHILD CARE AND EARLY YEARS

Crisis Management – Are we asking the right questions?

Dr David Caesar was appointed as National Clinical Advisor to the Chief Medical Officer (Scotland) in February 2016. A Senior Fellow of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, and Trustee for a number of Scottish charities, he continues to work a full on-call rota at the Emergency Department in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Dr David Caesar

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT

MBCHB FRCSED(AE) FCEM

ACEs No More - Breaking the Cycle of Adversity

James Docherty has both professional and personal experience of navigating the care and criminal justice system. He has worked with the VRU mentoring people with criminal convictions seeking to re-create their lives and supporting change. He has also worked with a leading children’s charity on a diversion programme with young people on the cusp of organised crime.

James Docherty

VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

I commend the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution for developing high-quality, innovative resources, and making them freely available. I have no doubt these valuable digital tools will help families across Scotland deal with conflict and form nurturing relationships.

MAREE TODD MSP, MINISTER FOR CHILDCARE AND EARLY YEARS, CONFLICT IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BRAIN 2018

The SCCR go out of their way to make sure the day is full of useful speakers and fully packed with helpful information delivered in a way I can appreciate and understand.

DELEGATE, CONFLICT IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BRAIN 2018

“A great opportunity to sit and reflect and think of changes we can all make in our daily lives to help young people and their carers. We need to work together. Also to help us in our own lives!

DELEGATE, CONFLICT IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BRAIN 2018

Conflict, it's all about the brain...

"You always..." "You never..."

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Upcoming events

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    PARENT/CARER EVENT - SCCR Conflict Resolution - Connectedness

    30 September 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45

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    SCCR Conflict Resolution Session Series - Anxious & Afraid

    2 November 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45

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    PARENT/CARER EVENT - Conflict Resolution Series - Conflict Response Styles

    3 November 2021 | 12:00 - 12:40

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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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    PARENTS/CARER -SCCR Conflict Resolution Session - Family Conflict Triggers

    9 November 2021 | 12:00 - 12:40

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