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Training courses for adopters

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
Parent/School Partnerships: Working Collaboratively with Schools

It is important that that there is a shared understanding between home and school of the strategies that help individual children feel calm, regulated and secure.

27 September 2016

'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)

Young people and self-harm workshop

The aim of this workshop is to talk about the reasons why young people self-harm, give tips and advice for parents and information about what parents can do when self-harm escalates.

19 October 2016

Life story work training seminar

Life story work can also allow children to understand that their early life experience is not their fault and enable them to grow in confidence in their adoptive family.

8 November 2016

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

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