City Council invests in therapeutic approach to helping children and young people

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Seventy staff and care workers in Aberdeen City Council’s children’s services workforce are undergoing new training in therapeutic interventions to help children and young people as part of a £100k funding boost. The workers are been taking part in Theraplay skills training which will better develop skills across the service in helping engage with city […]

Aberdeen City Council children’s services team scoops first prize at prestigious national awards

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Aberdeen City Council’s Integrated Children’s Services Partnership team was this week named Top Team in Scotland in the national Quality Improve Awards 2018. The Awards celebrate the collaborative work carried out by schools, health visitors, doctors, nurses, midwives, social workers, family services and anyone working to improve services for children across Scotland. The Aberdeen team […]

Employability support project to launch in Seaton

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A pilot project aimed at taking employability support into communities launches in Seaton this week. The Progress Through Positive Partnerships sessions, delivered in conjunction with Aberdeen City Council’s localities teams and a range of third, public and private sector partners, will deliver a range of workshop sessions and drop-in support over an eight-week trial period. […]

Volunteers needed: Aberdeen Children’s Panel

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The Children’s Panel helps protect the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people in Scotland. The Children’s Panel is made up of around 2,500 specially trained volunteer Panel Members from all walks of life. An information session will be held on 27 September for anyone keen to volunteer for the Aberdeen Children’s Panel. […]

Have your say: How would you improve Tillydrone and Woodside?

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Sustrans has partnered with Aberdeen City Council on an ambitious project to develop a concept design that aims to strengthen the connection between Tillydrone and Woodside. Proposals could see improvements made to the railway underpass, reduction of volume and speed of traffic on Hayton Road and strengthening the connectivity and access to local facilities for […]