Latest recent and upcoming events for Families Outside.

Upcoming Events

September Peer Support Group - Our Voice

Starts : 18:0028/09/2021
Ends : 19:3028/09/2021

Do you know a child or young person with a family member in prison? We Can Help! Every year in Scotland it is estimated that more than 20,000 children and young people are affected by parental imprisonment, this figure does not include those with another family member in prison. The  ‘Our Voice’ Peer Support Group […]

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Past Events

Health, Human Rights, & Hope

Starts : 10.0018/11/20
Ends : 15.0018/11/20

Families Outside is hosting our Conference virtually on Wednesday 18th November 2020. The conference is free to attend and will bring together speakers and panellists who will discuss the families’ involvement in the care of people in prison, the impact of the pandemic on both health and rights, and what more can be done in […]

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When a parent is incarcerated: International Perspectives On A Child’s Journey

Starts : 12/08/2019
Ends : 14/08/2019

Oastler Building, University of Huddersfield

Following the success of the inaugural INCCIP conference in New Zealand in 2017 this conference provides a unique opportunity for all those with an interest in the impact of parental imprisonment from across the world to network and share ideas and best practice. Academics, advocates, community based organisations, parents and children of prisoners are all […]

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Coming Home - preparing families for release

Starts : 09.3019/06/19
Ends : 16:0019/06/19

SPS Training College

This year’s Prison Visitors’ Centre Conference, Coming Home, focuses on the support families might need as their loved ones approach release. We will hear directly from families; from the SPS; from other throughcare providers in England and Wales and from Visitors’ Centres to understand what support is available to families pre and post release and […]

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MyTime Scotland - Peer support for children and young people

Starts : 17.3030/05/2019
Ends : 19:3030/05/2019

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Please sign up to attend our latest support opportunity MyTime Scotland which is  being offered to children and young people aged between 8-18 years affected by imprisonment in Scotland. MyTime Scotland is a peer led support group offering support to children and young people who have a family member in prison. The group will be […]

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Working with children and young people who have experienced traumatic stress

Starts : 09.3016/05/19
Ends : 15.3016/05/19


Traumatic events are shocking and emotionally overwhelming. They can vary in type, source, timing and impact. They can be experienced at different developmental stages, within different contexts and in the presence or absence of different internal and external resources and challenges. Traumatic events shape development and can impact on how children complete tasks, develop skills […]

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