Symposium Programme

Date: 15th May 2019
Location: Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland

8.30 – 9.00


9.00 – 9.15

Welcome and official opening address
Maree Todd, Minister for Children and Young People Scotland

Opening comments by the chair of the symposium
Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland

9.15 – 10.15

The Three Pillars of Trauma-informed Care: Trauma and Resilience in the Other 23 Hours
Howard Bath, Allambi Care, New South Wales, Australia

10.15 – 10.45


10.45 – 11.45

The Educator and Youth Experience: Trauma, Autism & Learning
Frank & Mary Ellen Fecser, Positive Education Programme (PEP), Ohio, USA

11.45 – 12.45

Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI): Beyond the Crisis
Mark Freado, Growing Edge Training, Ohio, USA

12.45 – 13.45

Lunch break in Regent Room

Launch of the latest NHS Education for Scotland animation Sowing Seeds: Trauma Informed Practice for Anyone Working with Children and Young People

13.45 – 14.45

Harnessing lived experience through a trauma-informed lens to bridge the gap between young people and professionals
Shumela Ahmed, Tracey Wright & David Grimm, Resilience Learning Partnership, Scotland

14.45 – 15.15


15.15 – 16.15

A Trauma-informed Model in Practice
Dan Johnson, Kibble Group, Scotland


Closing comments by the chair, Bruce Adamson