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 19 May 2022.

London/South

Adopt London East
Barking & Dagenham
Havering
Newham
Tower Hamlets

Adopt London North
Barnet
Camden
Enfield
Hackney
Haringey
Islington

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

Adopt London West
Brent
Ealing
Hammersmith & Fulham
Hounslow

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

Other
Essex
Suffolk
Thurrock

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
Wakefield

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

Other
Birmingham
Lincolnshire CC


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Online CPV-NVR Parent Group 28 via Zoom: Weekly online sessions (Thursdays lunchtime) for adoptive parents and carers of children presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour

Description:

The 10 weekly online sessions for adoptive parents and carers will take place from 12.30pm to 2.00pm on Thursdays via Zoom on the following dates:

November 3, 10, 17, 24
December 1, 8, 15
January 5, 12, 19

The group includes one follow-up group session by end March 2023 plus one initial consultation meeting, one review meeting and one report per participant or couple.

We will be coordinating with the different half terms over the country and may adapt the above dates if needed.

Who should attend

Adoptive parents and special guardians.

Participants will learn to:

- Take a firm stance against violence
- Hold back from physical or verbal violence
- Increase positive presence in your child’s life
- De-escalate conflicts
- Break the cycle of shame and silence
- Make changes in relating to your child in the long term
- Reduce distress for parent and child
- Feel more in control
- Recruit and use supporters
- Enjoy the benefits of being part of a group

Facilitators

Sue Dromey, NVR-UK Accredited Practitioner has worked in the field of fostering and adoption for over 40 years as an Integrative Child Psychotherapist, drama-therapist, trainer, Guardian ad Litem and social worker. She was Practice Manager with PAC-UK’s Child and Family Service for 20 years. Sue has a special interest in therapeutic work, which addresses trauma in both children and their parents and integrating this with the principles of NVR. She was part of the team who has developed the PAC-UK Child to Parent Violence Project under a DfE grant. Sue works with trauma using EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing), AIT (Advanced Integrative Therapy) EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) as well as creative therapies.

Veronique Faure: Child & Family Therapist. Veronique Faure studied and qualified in France as a Social Worker (HCPC Registered), and in the UK as an Integrative Arts Psychotherapist (UKCP Registered). She also obtained a Diploma in Child Psychotherapeutic Skills, and a Diploma in Clinical Supervision and Consultancy. She works privately with adults, children and adolescents, and as part of the Child and Family team at PAC-UK. She has 25+ years of multi-cultural inner-city professional experience, in the field of child protection, children in care and adoption. Amongst other things, she has managed a Residential and Outreach Family Assessment Centre; she has worked as a Court Expert in Family Proceedings, as a Child Protection Conference Chair and as an Independent Reviewing Officer; she also trained Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists for 7 years.

Participants have found it invaluable to have Parent Graduate Facilitators with lived experience (been there and got the t-shirt) as an integral part of the NVR team.

Parent Graduate with lived experience of dealing with challenging behavior and implementing NVR

Download flyer

Price excluding VAT

£1,794 per person
£3,416 per couple

IMPORTANT: If you are making a couples booking you MUST click on the yellow 'Add more attendees' toggle box at the bottom of the booking form and add the requested partner details information. This will also ensure you are charged the correct price when you submit your booking form.

Payment via the Adoption Support Fund (ASF):

Adoptive Parents and Special Guardians

  1. Please register your expression of interest by emailing  cpv@pac-uk.org
  2. Please approach your local authority as soon as possible, sending them this flyer. They must apply for ASF funding. Please include social worker/ support team contact details in your expression of interest email.

Social workers

  1. Please register your expression of interest for parents to attend by emailing cpv@pac-uk.org
  2. It is then crucial that you apply to the ASF as a matter of urgency. We will send you a breakdown of costs to facilitate the ASF application. We will also ask you to complete a referral form so we have some information about the family’s situation.
  3. Once you have submitted the application to the ASF please complete the online booking form at pac-uk.org/cpv and select ‘Invoice’ for ‘Payment Type’ and ‘ASF – PON to follow’ (Purchase Order No) unless already known. This will mean that a place will be held for the parent.


Paying Privately

  • Please register your expression of interest by emailing cpv@pac-uk.org We will get back to you at the earliest opportunity.

If you have any questions about this online group, please call 020 7284 0555 or email us cpv@pac-uk.org or Kasia kasia@pac-uk.org.

Start Date: November 3, 2022
End Date: January 19, 2023

Start Time: 12:30 pm
End Time: 2:00 pm

Registration Details


Basic Information

Address Information

Child 1 Information

Child 2 Information (if applicable)

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.