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ABCD Training

Find out about the range of training we offer

Whole Community Transformation

In these workshops we show you how to use your resources to work at neighbourhood level to connect people, shifting from a focus on separate targets groups, such as the frail elderly, youth at risk, ex prisoner etc. Download the Whole Community Transformation Training Brochure.

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Latest Activities

  • A place to thrive
    Read our Drink & Drugs News article promoting a 'whole community approach' to recovery
  • Webinars 2014
    We have an exciting series of Webinars throughout 2014. Register now & join the discussions.
  • ABCD Talent Quest
    Do you have what it takes to join our team? Check out the details of our Talent Quest and get in touch if you think so!
  • Children 1st Annual Lecture
    December 2013: Cormac delivered the annual lecture for Children 1st in Scotland. Watch the videos of his address.
  • Global Health Futures
    November 2013: Cormac delivered a presentation on ABCD & Health at the Global Health Futures in Bangalore.
  • Keynote address: Creating synergies for health
    July 2013: Cormac Russell and Bengt Lindström gave a keynote to the ETC Course in Girona
  • Transforming Lives! Reshaping services for a changing society
    June 2013: presenting the ABCD approach to community development, moving from what's wrong to what's strong.
  • Talking Local Area Coordination in Scotland
    March 2013: Cormac was delighted to spend the day with Local Area Coordinators from across Scotland, at the National Gathering, in Edinburgh.
  • Strengthening families through community
    March 2013: Cormac delivered a keynote address & training workshop to the 'Aggregating Community Help to Strengthen Families' conference in Singapore