If you are a Professional working for one of the following Local Authorities or an individual living in one of the areas listed you may choose the 'PAC-UK Subscribing Local Authorities' price when making a booking.

Correct as at 1 December 2019.

London/South

Adopt London East
Barking & Dagenham
Havering
Newham
Tower Hamlets

Adopt London North
Barnet
Camden
Enfield
Hackney
Haringey
Islington

Adopt London South
Croydon
Kingston
Lambeth
Lewisham
Merton
Richmond
Southwark
Sutton
Wandsworth

Adopt London West
Brent
Ealing
Hammersmith & Fulham
Hounslow

Coram - Ambitious for Adoption
Bromley
City of London
Harrow
Hillingdon
Kensington & Chelsea
Redbridge
Waltham Forest
Westminster

Other
Essex
Medway
Suffolk
West Sussex

Leeds/North

Adoption Counts
Cheshire East
Manchester
Salford
Stockport
Trafford

Adoption in Merseyside
Knowsley
Liverpool
Sefton
Wirral

Adopt North East
Gateshead
Newcastle upon Tyne
North Tyneside
Northumberland
South Tyneside

Adoption Now
Bolton
Blackburn with Darwen
Bury
Oldham
Rochdale
Tameside

One Adoption North & Humber
East Riding of Yorkshire
Hull City Council
North East Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
North Yorkshire
York

One Adoption South
Barnsley
Doncaster
Rotherham
Sheffield

One Adoption West Yorkshire
Bradford
Calderdale
Kirklees
Leeds

Together for Adoption
Cheshire West & Chester
Halton
St Helen’s
Warrington
Wigan

Other
Birmingham
Lincolnshire CC


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Supporting your close relatives or friends who have adopted a child! - London

Description:

We are often naturally interested in, and willing to support our close relatives and friends when they are facing challenges, or embarking on a life changing journey after some momentous decisions. Adoption is such a momentous decision.

As adoption is often mostly associated with positives, reactions to hearing that a relative or close friend will, or has adopted a child, often include delight and enthusiasm as well as admiration! However, when difficulties arise after the adopted child (or children) has joined the family - either immediately or after a while - it is often hard to make sense of what might be going on for the family and what might be done to support them.

This training morning for close relative and friends of adopters will help to understand the possible issues that adoptive children and their parents struggle with, and address practical ways of offering effective support.

Who should attend

Anyone who wishes to support a member of their circle of family and friends who has, or will be embarking on the journey of adoption.

Trainer

Sophia Condaris  is a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Drama Therapist and a United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) registered Integrative Arts Psychotherapist. She has worked in many clinical settings including psychiatric hospitals, day centres, secure units, prisons, residential homes, therapeutic communities and schools.

Sophia is the course leader for the Master’s programme in drama therapy at Anglia Ruskin University. She has extensive experience in working with families whose children are adopted or fostered (or otherwise permanently placed) and has a thorough understanding of the issues that affect both the children and the parents. She has specialised in working therapeutically with individual children together with their parent/s.

Benefits of attending

By the end of this 3 hour training morning, course participants will be better able to:

  1. understand the impact of a child’s early, traumatic life experience on their subsequent ways of functioning and integrating into an adoptive family
  2. understand that adoption means many positives, yet also challenges both parent/s and children to actively deal with loss, grief and identity issues

effectively support your close relatives and friends who have adopted a child
(and this includes what not to say or do)

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Prices excluding VAT

PAC-UK Subscribing LAs/all self paying carers - Individual carers: £53 (£63.60 incl. VAT), Couples: £100 (£120 incl. VAT)

PAC-UK Non-Subscribing LAs - Individual carers: £61 (£73.20 incl. VAT), Couples: £114 (£136.80 incl. VAT)

If you do not know if you are in a PAC-UK Subscribing Local Authority area please use the link at the top of this page.

Address:
Resource for London
Resource for London
356 Holloway Road
London
N7 6PA
Map and Directions

Date: February 26, 2020

Start Time: 10:00 am
End Time: 1:00 pm

Registration Details


Basic Information

Address Information

Order Details

If you need to provide an order reference please do so here. If you are a Social Worker making a booking for somebody else please provide your name and email here.

Other

Terms and Conditions

The completion of this booking form for a training place is an agreement with PAC-UK and the following cancellation terms apply: Cancellation more than 6 weeks prior to date of training – 25% charge of course fee; Cancellation between 6 weeks and 4 weeks prior to date of training – 50% charge of course fee; Cancellation within 4 weeks of date of training – 100% charge of course fee; Moved to another date – 20% of course fee (admin fee). PAC-UK reserve the right to cancel the training and a full refund of the course fee will be given.

IMPORTANT: To ensure we are alerted to your booking you must 'Confirm Registration' after submitting your details. You will also get a confirmation email when you do this.

If you do not receive the confirmation email within a few minutes, please check your Junk folder just in case the confirmation email got delivered there instead of your Inbox. If so, select the confirmation message and mark it Not Junk, which should allow future messages to get through.

Once you have confirmed registration you must select an 'online' or 'off-line' payment option. If paying by Debit/Credit card you must click on the PayPal icon under 'On-line Payment Processing'. You will be redirected to a PayPal screen where you can either login to PayPal (if you have a PayPal account) OR click on the 'Check Out as a Guest' button where you can pay via Debit/Credit card without needing to login to a PayPal account.