Public Seminars

This page lists our public seminars which are open to all parties affected by adoption and permanency, including professionals. Click on the course title or register tab to view detailed information. You can register via our electronic booking form and pay online. We are unable to take bookings or payments over the phone.

If you would like to go onto a waiting list for an event that is fully booked please email training@pac-uk.org. You will be contacted if a place becomes available and be sent a notification email when we run the event again.

Once you have submitted your registration form you will be taken to a payments option page where you can either pay via debit/credit card for online payments or choose an offline payment option for purchase order payments and cheques. You can submit your registration form and pay via debit/credit card at a later date by clicking here.

Please note, for online payments your booking is not complete until payment is received. We strongly advise you to make payment at the time of submitting your registration form to avoid disappointment as the majority of our courses do sell out.

Caring for a child who has been sexually abused - Leeds

Price: £97.20

Date: November 2, 2016

Sexually abused child 1Children who have been sexually abused need understanding and support.  This workshop, with Stuart Hannah, social worker and ACP registered child and adolescent psychotherapist, will provide a ‘safe space’ to talk, listen and learn about the emotional and psychological impact of  sexual abuse and exploitation.  Stuart will guide you through the effect sexual trauma can have on development and he will provide ideas of the positive contribution that families and professionals can make to help recovery from this abuse.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Living with an angry child - London

Price: £91.50

Date: March 14, 2017

Livint with an angry childLiving with an angry  child is exhausting and, at times, debilitating: so many of our adopted or fostered children are angry. Holly van Gulden has empathy and knowledge and combines all of this with good humour.  Put this seminar on your ‘must go’ calendar!

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Living with an angry child - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: March 15, 2017

Livint with an angry childLiving with an angry  child is exhausting and, at times, debilitating: so many of our adopted or fostered children are angry. Holly van Gulden has empathy and knowledge and combines all of this with good humour.  Put this seminar on your ‘must go’ calendar!

Availability: Spaces remaining.

PAC-UK Training service user feedback

I wish more people would access trainings like this.Mental health professional

The trainer was fantastic. Her insights so helpful... I was left wanting more.Teacher

More training like this please!Social worker

Brilliant and amazingly informative. I now have the confidence that the adoption is going to work.Prospective adopter

Excellent day. Really beneficial.Adoptive parent

Very impressed by the quality and the eloquence of the trainer. I feel very hopeful now. An excellent and informative day.Adoptive parent

Thank you. And thank goodness!Adoptive parent

Thanks for putting on the super 'Let's take it from the top' training. It was a really inspiring day that helped to make better sense of what some of our children and families are struggling with.Social worker