Do you work in the early sector – or would you like to know more about how trauma affects early development?  If so, then we have the perfect 2-day course for you.

And even better, it is FULLY FUNDED if you qualify for ITA funding from Skills Development Scotland.

What does the course include?

Day 1 takes place on Saturday, 19 May.  This will include a screening of the documentary film Resilience, a discussion of the science of trauma by specialist Dr. Suzanne Zeedyk, and panel discussion with early years staff who have put relationships at the heart of their practice.  The event will be held at the Legacy Hub in Glasgow.

Day 2 takes place on Wednesday, 26 September, when you will be able to attend the ACE-Aware Nation Conference, along with hundreds of other delegates.

Who qualifies for funding?

This 2-day course is fully funded through those qualifying for ITA funding from Skills Development Scotland.  To qualify, you must meet the following criteria

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work
  • Employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
  • Resident in Scotland

To learn more about ITAs, see:

How do I apply?

This 2-day course will suit anyone interested providing the best care possible during the early years.  We are keen to welcome everyone!  To apply for funding to attend, please contact us on: