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Facilitating and managing meaningful contact - London

Price: £169.20

Date: January 25, 2017

B3K68P Father holding daughter at beachMost children who are adopted or fostered have some level of contact with their birth family, whether face to face or by letter – yet the psychological impact of this contact isn’t always considered.  This training for professionals, with Louis Sydney, psychotherapist, author and specialist adoption consultant, will explore what makes ‘good’ contact.  Louis will provide a framework and model for assessing, evaluating and planning contact arrangements.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Tricky transitions - coping with change at school - Leeds

Price: £199.80

Date: April 25, 2017

For adopted and permanently placed children, transitions can be a trigger and can significantly impact on anxieties and difficulties. This training aims to develop your understanding of the impact that transitions can have on permanently placed children and learn about strategies that can support children. This will include “good hello’s” – working to get it right from the start and “good goodbyes” – helping children leave their previous school or setting.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Tricky transitions - coping with change at school - London

Price: £199.80

Date: April 26, 2017

For adopted and permanently placed children, transitions can be a trigger and can significantly impact on anxieties and difficulties. This training aims to develop your understanding of the impact that transitions can have on permanently placed children and learn about strategies that can support children. This will include “good hello’s” – working to get it right from the start and “good goodbyes” – helping children leave their previous school or setting.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Let's take it to the top - improving sensory processing in children who have experienced neglect and abuse - Leeds

Price: £60.90

Date: May 10, 2017

Rhythm and resonanceTrauma has a neurodevelopmental impact on the developing brain which impacts on a child’s regulation and development. This workshop for parents and professionals, presented by Sarah Lloyd, a specialist Occupational therapist and Play therapist, will focus on sensory integration theory to explore children who are ‘out of sync with themselves’. It will use case examples to give participants ideas of things they can do to help children address some of their neurodevelopmental gaps.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Introduction to Theraplay® - London

Price: £199.80

Date: May 15, 2017

Introduction to TheraplayTheraplay® is a short-term, playful, engaging treatment that focuses on parent-child relationships and can help adoptive/foster children form secure attachments. This one-day workshop introduces the key elements of Theraplay. The focus will be on practical strategies that can be taken away and used by parents in the home, and by professionals in their practice. A qualified Theraplay trainer will be on hand to work with you. This day is designed for anyone who would like to know more about Theraplay, including those who make referrals and professionals considering adding Theraplay to their practice. This may include adoptive parents and foster carers, psychologists and psychiatrists, social workers, counsellors, family therapists, play therapists, teachers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, adoption/post-adoption counsellors and medical professionals.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Reception & Book Launch for 'Becoming an Adoption Friendly School'

Free Event

Date: May 15, 2017

You are invited by PAC-UK to a reception and book launch for 'Becoming an Adoption Friendly School' taking place on 15 May 2017 at the Royal Society of Medicine.

Becoming an Adoption Friendly School is an innovative and practical tool kit for school staff working with children who have experienced trauma or loss. This publication arises from PAC-UK's pioneering work in schools around the country.

Drinks and registration from 6.15pm, presentation starts at 6.45pm followed by a networking reception from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

You will receive an automatic confirmation email once you have completed the registration form. You will need to bring this with you (or show on your mobile phone) to gain entry on the night.

For more information, contact Lisa O'Callaghan lisao@pac-uk.org

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Introductory Theraplay & Marshak Interaction Method (MIM) Training - London

Price: £1179.00

Date: May 16, 2017

Introductory Therpalay & MIMPLEASE NOTE: This is a four day workshop taking place on the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th May 2017.

 

This workshop is appropriate for all professionals who work with children and families.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Group Theraplay - using Theraplay in a group setting - London

Price: £150.00

Date: May 20, 2017

Group TheraplayGroup Theraplay takes the theraplay ideas and puts them into practice in a group setting.  Using playful, co-operative and nurturing activities the emotional well-being of children is enhanced in a group setting. This one day interactive, intensive and practical workshop will show you how to  use your theraplay training to work successfully in a group setting.  You will be given ideas of how to apply theraplay principles in group treatment,  tips on how to manage the group and ideas to deal with problems or resistance. For therapists, counsellors, social workers, teachers and those working with groups of children or families this is a MUST attend workshop.  Please note attendees must have completed Level 1 Theraplay & MIM to participate.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Buckle up and hang on - parenting teenagers - London

Price: £104.70

Date: June 13, 2017

Parenting teenagers can be difficult and challenging for everyone.  So, Buckle Up and Hang On – help is at hand.  Joan Hunt, experienced trainer, social worker, parent and foster carer will help parents and carers understand teenagers and the teenage brain.  She will explain adolescent development and the impact of abuse and trauma on a young person’s behaviour.  Joan will give parents and carers skills and tools to help them navigate these teenage years and help make the successful transition to adulthood.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Intermediary and reunion work - current thinking and best practice - London

Price: £199.80

Date: June 14, 2017

Bringing strangers together who have an intimate bond can be a difficult and emotional experience. Mike Hancock, expert in intermediary work, will deliver this NEW training, helping professionals understand the psychology of reunion from all sides. Mike will explore best practice and current thinking through case studies - dealing with topics including shame and secrecy, trust and rejection as well as genetic sexual attraction and how to build relationships with the wider family.  This is a MUST ATTEND training for any professional involved with intermediary and reunion work.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Buckle up and hang on - parenting teenagers - Leeds

Price: £112.20

Date: June 21, 2017

Parenting teenagers can be difficult and challenging for everyone.  So, Buckle Up and Hang On – help is at hand.  Joan Hunt, experienced trainer, social worker, parent and foster carer will help parents and carers understand teenagers and the teenage brain.  She will explain adolescent development and the impact of abuse and trauma on a young person’s behaviour.  Joan will give parents and carers skills and tools to help them navigate these teenage years and help make the successful transition to adulthood.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Life coaching for confidence - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: June 27, 2017

As a parent or carer, you often put yourself and your own wellbeing last in the line.  Parenting a child affected by loss and trauma can affect your self-esteem and confidence and make it even harder to look after yourself.  This workshop, with Patsy Bolton, experienced counsellor and life coach, will put your wellbeing FIRST!  Patsy will encourage you to consider your hopes, needs and wishes and this in turn will help you continue to provide therapeutic caring for your child.  This NEW workshop is a MUST for all parents and carers wanting to understand blocked care and who need to relieve stress and appreciate their own strengths.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Life coaching for confidence - London

Price: £97.20

Date: June 30, 2017

As a parent or carer, you often put yourself and your own wellbeing last in the line.  Parenting a child affected by loss and trauma can affect your self-esteem and confidence and make it even harder to look after yourself.  This workshop, with Patsy Bolton, experienced counsellor and life coach, will put your wellbeing FIRST!  Patsy will encourage you to consider your hopes, needs and wishes and this in turn will help you continue to provide therapeutic caring for your child.  This NEW workshop is a MUST for all parents and carers wanting to understand blocked care and who need to relieve stress and appreciate their own strengths.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Non Violent Resistance and New Authority Awareness Day - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: July 4, 2017

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: Spaces remaining.

Non Violent Resistance and New Authority Awareness Day - London

Price: £112.20

Date: July 5, 2017

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: Spaces remaining.

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level One (DDP) - London

Price: £1179.00

Date: September 25, 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.

The adopted child in school - understanding and supporting your child - Leeds

Price: £199.80

Date: September 26, 2017

Schoolboy Writing in NotebookAn adopted child, or one in permanent care, can often struggle at school. Your child needs support and understanding as s/he traverses the confusing world between home and school. This workshop is a must for parents and carers who recognise the difficulties involved in this transition and whose children struggles at school.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Parenting with PACE - Leeds

Price: £199.80

Date: October 2, 2017

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.

The adopted child in school - understanding and supporting your child - London

Price: £199.80

Date: October 4, 2017

Schoolboy Writing in NotebookAn adopted child, or one in permanent care, can often struggle at school. Your child needs support and understanding as s/he traverses the confusing world between home and school. This workshop is a must for parents and carers who recognise the difficulties involved in this transition and whose children struggles at school.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Introduction to Theraplay® - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: October 9, 2017

Introduction to TheraplayTheraplay® is a short-term, playful, engaging treatment that focuses on parent-child relationships and can help adoptive/foster children form secure attachments. This one-day workshop introduces the key elements of Theraplay. The focus will be on practical strategies that can be taken away and used by parents in the home, and by professionals in their practice. A qualified Theraplay trainer will be on hand to work with you. This day is designed for anyone who would like to know more about Theraplay, including those who make referrals and professionals considering adding Theraplay to their practice. This may include adoptive parents and foster carers, psychologists and psychiatrists, social workers, counsellors, family therapists, play therapists, teachers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, adoption/post-adoption counsellors and medical professionals.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Understanding the impact of trauma - London

Price: £199.80

Date: October 9, 2017

Trauma can affect a child’s body, brain, behaviour, emotions and relationships. Dr Karen Treisman, clinical psychologist and author, offers a lively, interactive day to help you understand the child who has experienced loss and trauma. Karen will provide the latest evidential neuroscience findings in an engaging and accessible way. She will provide ideas, techniques and tools to help gain an insight into therapeutic re-parenting and show you how to identify a child’s emotional hotspots. This day offers something for everyone who lives or works with a child who has experienced trauma.

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Availability: Spaces remaining.

Introductory Theraplay & Marshak Interaction Method (MIM) Training - Leeds

Price: £1179.00

Date: October 10, 2017

Introductory Therpalay & MIMPLEASE NOTE: This is a four day workshop taking place on the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th October 2017.

 

This workshop is appropriate for all professionals who work with children and families.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Group Theraplay - using Theraplay in a group setting - Leeds

Price: £159.60

Date: October 14, 2017

Group TheraplayGroup Theraplay takes the theraplay ideas and puts them into practice in a group setting.  Using playful, co-operative and nurturing activities the emotional well-being of children is enhanced in a group setting. This one day interactive, intensive and practical workshop will show you how to  use your theraplay training to work successfully in a group setting.  You will be given ideas of how to apply theraplay principles in group treatment,  tips on how to manage the group and ideas to deal with problems or resistance. For therapists, counsellors, social workers, teachers and those working with groups of children or families this is a MUST attend workshop.  Please note attendees must have completed Level 1 Theraplay & MIM to participate.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Parenting with PACE - London

Price: £169.20

Date: November 21, 2017

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.

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