Professionals & Practitioners

SCCR is a national resource promoting and supporting best practice in family conflict resolution and early intervention.

Upcoming events

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    IN PERSON - Untangling the knots - 3 day conflict resolution skills course

    18 June 2024 - 2 July 2024 | 10:00 - 16:00

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    ONLINE PROF/PRAC/VOL Conflict Resolution Series - Resilience: Bouncing Back

    19 June 2024 | 08:30 - 09:15

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

    20 June 2024 | 10:00 - 16:00

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    OPEN & IN PERSON TRAINING- East Lothian - Understand, Communicate & Resolve

    26 June 2024 | 10:00 - 16:00

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    ONLINE PARENT/CARER - Conflict Resolution Series - Difficult Conversations

    27 June 2024 | 19:00 - 20:00

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    PROF/PRACT/VOL EVENT - CR Series - Understanding Emotions: Anxious & Afraid

    3 July 2024 | 08:30 - 09:30

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    Talking About Conflict

    Eyes of conflict.
    Worth trying to rescue.
    Breaking the cycle.


    Conflict can arise when there are disagreements over: views, values or actions and interests or needs are not being met. Conflict can also be an opportunity for change. The SCCR offers a range of conflict resolution training options.

    View our training

    I sometimes think mediation is like going to the dentist...

    Alison, Mediator

    For mediation to be successful you have to want to find a resolution and you have to want to find a solution.

    Drew, Mediator

    Our services

    SCCR exists to provide support and resources for young people and families experiencing conflict along with the practitioners and mediators who work with them. We will:

    • Gather the views of young people, parents, families, and carers
    • Survey the front-line staff, organisations and stakeholders
    • Work with local authorities and other statutory and voluntary organisations
    • Support front-line staff in their needs
    • Maintain and develop relationships with a range of stakeholders
    • Host five free national conferences and 20 free seminars
    • Run 40 training events focusing on local and issue specific needs
    • Undertake a national campaign to raise awareness
    • Develop a rich, useful and interactive online web platform

    What's next?

    We are developing collaborative relationships and resources to assist professionals and practitioners throughout Scotland.

    Interactive peer-to-peer community discussion for anyone interested in conflict resolution

    News and information about family mediation and conflict resolution through our blog, newsletter, and social media

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    Your feedback and input is very important to us, so please connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook for regular updates and topical discussion.

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    Community Discussion

    Our community discussion is a great place to get help and advice on a wide range of subjects.

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