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Non Violent Resistance (NVR) - 10 Weekly Group Sessions

Price: £684.00

Date: May 5, 2016

NVR10 weekly group sessions for parents and carers of children and young people presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour.

The sessions will take place on Thursday mornings starting at 10.15am and finishing at 12.45pm on:

May 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th
June 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th
July 7th and 14th.

To get the most benefit you should attend each week and where possible together if you are a two-parent family (some parents have shared the course).

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Non violent resistance - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: June 8, 2016

NVR 1 dayChild to parent violence is finally being recognised as a real risk factor in permanent placements. It is both frightening and distressing and difficult to know where to turn to for help. Non violent resistance (NVR) is a method that helps parents learn how to deal with these violent behaviours in children. This workshop is highly recommended for all parents of permanence but particularly those whose children are violent.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Non violent resistance - London

Price: £104.70

Date: June 9, 2016

NVR 1 dayChild to parent violence is finally being recognised as a real risk factor in permanent placements. It is both frightening and distressing and difficult to know where to turn to for help. Non violent resistance (NVR) is a method that helps parents learn how to deal with these violent behaviours in children. This workshop is highly recommended for all parents of permanence but particularly those whose children are violent.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

The unofficial guide to adoptive parenting - London

Price: £196.80

Date: June 15, 2016

Unofficial guide to parentingAward winning author and adoptive parent Sally Donovan provides a workshop based around her popular book “The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting”. Sally will talk about her experiences in a refreshing and honest way, touching on lessons that were hard earned. She will explore being more mindful of how children might see the world and share some strategies and tips of what this might look like in daily life. As Sally says - ‘Warning: contains real life!’

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Bruised from birth - supporting children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder - Leeds

Price: £199.80

Date: June 15, 2016

Bruised from birthDrinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause a range of disabilities, both physical and mental to a child. This NEW workshop delivered by Susan Fleisher, renown expert and advisor on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), will provide valuable information to both parents and professionals who are supporting children with FAS/FASD. Susan will offer practical advice and techniques to inspire and motivate a positive approach to FAS/FASD.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Building hope, resilience and positivity - identifying and celebrating children's and parent's strenghts - London

Price: £199.80

Date: June 23, 2016

Group of three kids giving thumbs up sign - isolatedThis NEW training for both parents and professionals will provide top tips on parenting and working in strengths-based, hope filled ways to help shape and therapeutically re-parent children who have experienced trauma. Presented by Dr Karen Treisman, highly specialist clinical psychologist and author, the training will be uplifting, creative and energising. Karen will explore the importance of identifying, celebrating, and building on strengths, positive qualities, hope and resilience. Attendees will take away practical tools to use with children to help build their treasure chest of positive qualities, memories and experiences.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Conversations that matter - talking to children and teenagers in life changing ways that help - London

Price: £199.80

Date: July 6, 2016

Dad_talking_to_kidsMany children and teenagers in society are hurting. Dr Margot Sunderland, internationally acclaimed child psychotherapist and author, has made it her life’s work to find effective ways to help children and young people in distress. This NEW training day, based on her brand new book, will provide parents and professionals with the latest evidence and thinking on how to build a trusting relationship with a child or teenager suffering from trauma or shock. You will gain practical tips, tools and techniques to empower you to connect through conversation in Life Changing ways.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Pupil Premium Plus: spending it wisely - London

Price: £90.00

Date: September 26, 2016

Pupil premium plusThis NEW training aimed at teachers, school staff and education professionals will explore the Pupil Premium Plus landscape and provide new and innovative ways of utilising the resource.  The PAC-UK Education Team will provide examples of good practice and look at how schools can meet the emotional, social and educational needs of adopted, looked after and permanently placed children.  Advice will be given on how to engage with parents and carers about PP+ and we will look at the impact of effective interventions on children.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Pupil Premium Plus: spending it wisely - Leeds

Price: £90.00

Date: September 27, 2016

Pupil premium plusThis NEW training aimed at teachers, school staff and education professionals will explore the Pupil Premium Plus landscape and provide new and innovative ways of utilising the resource.  The PAC-UK Education Team will provide examples of good practice and look at how schools can meet the emotional, social and educational needs of adopted, looked after and permanently placed children.  Advice will be given on how to engage with parents and carers about PP+ and we will look at the impact of effective interventions on children.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Parenting with PACE - London

Price: £112.20

Date: September 28, 2016

PACE for parentsEmpathy and playfulness, acceptance and curiosity are the cornerstones for helping nurture a closer relationship with your child: this approach to parenting is called PACE. This workshop for parents presented by Dr Kim Golding, co-author with Dan Hughes of ‘Creating Loving Attachments, Parenting with PACE to nurture Confidence and Security in the Troubled’, is a must attend workshops for parents who would like to develop a deeper relationship with their child.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Transracial identity: diversity, culture and inclusion - London

Price: £104.70

Date: September 29, 2016

Transracial idendityFor parents and carers transracial and transcultural adoption can  be an emotive and difficult area to navigate.  This NEW training with Duncan Lawrence, psychotherapist, will explore conflicts, confusion and ambiguous racial identity.  Duncan will provide practical tips and strategies and will help parents and carers gain a deeper understanding of the issues of race, culture, identity and inclusion.  Duncan has been shaped (personally and professionally) by his experiences of being a child growing up during the explosive and confusing civil rights moments of 60s America, then to growing up, living and working in the beautiful contradiction that is Alaska.  He brings a unique perspective to his training.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

PAC-UK Friends Group presents: An evening of music and laughter with Simeon Wood

Price: £15.00

Date: September 30, 2016

Simeon Wood

Tickets are priced at just £15.00 each!

PAC-UK's Friends Group invites you to an evening of music and laughter with Simeon Wood at Yorkshire Dance on Friday 30 September 2016.

The Concert will be a wonderful blend of music from light classics, musicals, ballads & Celtic pieces interspersed with his infectious humour.

Simeon's musical creativity is central to what can be both poignant and just plain funny. He will take you on a journey playing several instruments and performing music from a wide variety of styles.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Parenting with PACE - Leeds

Price: £97.20

Date: October 5, 2016

PACE for parentsEmpathy and playfulness, acceptance and curiosity are the cornerstones for helping nurture a closer relationship with your child: this approach to parenting is called PACE. This  workshop for parents, presented by Dr Kim Golding, co-author with Dan Hughes of ‘Creating Loving Attachments, Parenting with PACE to nurture Confidence and Security in the Troubled’, is a must attend workshops for parents who would like to develop a deeper relationship with their child.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Adoption: Living Life to the Full

Price: £168.00

Date: November 8, 2016

Lottery conferenceThere are more and more adoptive families now having the opportunity to live life to the full.  This exciting one and a half day conference, enabled by a collaboration between PAC-UK and the Big Lottery Grant, will explore the latest thinking into adoption support and how it is changing lives.  On day one, leading experts will be presenting the most recent research and developments.  On day two, delegates will hear about the practical support now available to families.  There will be an opportunity to hear from families who are living life to the full - and find out what helped and how they did it!  All delegates, both parents and professionals, will gain an insight into the work now being done to support adoptive families and take away renewed hope, ideas and practical tips.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Managing difficult behaviour - London

Price: £104.70

Date: November 16, 2016

Managing difficult behaviourWhen children display distressing, difficult and confusing behaviour it can be very hard to know how to parent them effectively.  Patsy Bolton, an experienced counsellor and senior social worker, will guide you through a range of techniques and exercises to help you respond to and manage difficult behaviour.  Patsy will explain how past loss, trauma and attachment issues continue to contribute to children's behaviour and discuss how the child's brain and emotions are affected by this.  Parents and carers will gain a range of new approaches and a better understanding of therapeutic parenting.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level One (DDP) - Leeds

Price: £1179.00

Date: March 6, 2017

DDP 4 daysDyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) developed by Dan Hughes, is both a therapy and a framework for communicating with and helping families of children who have experienced early trauma. This 4 day Level One training presented by Dr Kim Golding, who was trained and mentored by Dan Hughes, is for professionals working with children and young people with trauma-attachment problems. Kim will explore the principles of DDP through discussion, hands on activities and experiential exercises. Attendees will gain the confidence to apply DDP principles to their work with children and families.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

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