Training courses

We offer a series of informative sessions that are helpful and fun for prospective adopters and adoptive parents. 

Details of forthcoming course will be posted on this page when they are available. 

To reserve your place on a course complete our book a training course form.

Upcoming courses

Course title Summary Date
'I can't dance, don't ask me!'

First steps in understanding attachment difficulties in the dance of attachment of child and carer-A one day conference led by Sue Goulding, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

1 October 2016 and 7 February 2017 both days to be attended consecutively)

Conference: Understanding Social Media And The Role It Plays With Adoptive Families

The rise in the popularity and use of social media and the internet presents new challenges for adoptive families.  Social Media provides a new platform whereby children and their birth families can attempt to trace and contact each other.  

6 December 2016

Parenting adopted children, therapeutic needs and realities

To reflect on how neglect and abuse impacts on a child's brain development and how this may present in the 'here and now'

26 January 2017

Theraplay for adopters

The relationship of Theraplay® to attachment theory and why play is so important

1 March 2017

Pint size Theatre Company - LUVU2

LUVU2 is a play and drama workshop by Pint Size Theatre for 13 year olds and above, with their parents/carers. 

15 March 2017

Teenage reunions with birth family

Increase adopters’ awareness of issues that can arise when young people are thinking about meeting birth family.

23 March 2017

Conference - Understanding your child's sensory needs'

This course aims to look in more detail at sensory processing difficulties, behaviours you may see and strategies you can use to support the child.

9 June 2017

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