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Under the radar - recognising and supporting children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - Leeds

Price: £199.80

Date: March 5, 2019

Maria Catterick - the Director of FASD Network UK – will be leading two training days of for PAC-UK on the topic of ‘Recognising and Supporting Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders’. Maria will explain FASD in some detail as well as address the potential of children with FASD and how they can be parented to reach their potential.  Information and resources for ongoing support and services will also be given.  Maria’s book, “Understanding FASD for parents, carers and professionals” was published in 2014 by JKP. She received a Prime Minister’s award for her FASD work in 2013 and was given a FASD Champion Award in 2017.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Under the radar - recognising and supporting children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders - London

Price: £199.80

Date: March 8, 2019

Maria Catterick - the Director of FASD Network UK – will be leading two training days of for PAC-UK on the topic of ‘Recognising and Supporting Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders’. Maria will explain FASD in some detail as well as address the potential of children with FASD and how they can be parented to reach their potential.  Information and resources for ongoing support and services will also be given.  Maria’s book, “Understanding FASD for parents, carers and professionals” was published in 2014 by JKP. She received a Prime Minister’s award for her FASD work in 2013 and was given a FASD Champion Award in 2017.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Skype CPV-NVR Parent Group: 10 weekly online sessions for adoptive parents and carers of children presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour

Price: £582.00

Date: March 11, 2019

The 10 weekly online sessions for adoptive parents and carers will take place from 8.15pm to 9.45pm on Monday evenings via Skype on the following dates:

March 11, 18, 25
April 1, 29
May 13, 20
June 3, 10, 17

The group includes two follow-up support sessions.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Once upon a time - Using storytelling to tell your child about their life story - London

Price: £78.00

Date: March 22, 2019

Stories can help parents and children relate to each other, and story telling can be enormously helpful when talking to your child about their history before joining your family. Come and familiarise yourself with a range of existing storybooks that can support your child, and help you to create a specific story for your child!

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Life story work with troubled children and teenagers - Leeds

Price: £169.20

Date: March 25, 2019

Life story work professionalsTherapeutic Life Story Work is deep reflective work with children and young people to enable them to accept who they are and move forward.  In this training for professionals, Professor Richard Rose, world leading expert on Life Story work, will offer his expertise and experience on helping children understand past events and the effect that people in their lives have had on their self-image, self-esteem and sense of self.  Richard will explain how to create life story books, interpret opportunities during the process and confront trauma and difficult behaviour.  All these skills are valuable to aid the recovery of a child from abuse, trauma and neglect.  This is a MUST ATTEND training for all professionals working with troubled children and teenagers.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

Life story work with troubled children and teenagers - London

Price: £169.20

Date: March 27, 2019

Life story work professionalsTherapeutic Life Story Work is deep reflective work with children and young people to enable them to accept who they are and move forward.  In this training for professionals, Professor Richard Rose, world leading expert on Life Story work, will offer his expertise and experience on helping children understand past events and the effect that people in their lives have had on their self-image, self-esteem and sense of self.  Richard will explain how to create life story books, interpret opportunities during the process and confront trauma and difficult behaviour.  All these skills are valuable to aid the recovery of a child from abuse, trauma and neglect.  This is a MUST ATTEND training for all professionals working with troubled children and teenagers.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

The traumatised child in school - Rotherham

Price: £90.00

Date: March 28, 2019

In this training event in Rotherham for adoptive parents, carers and prospective parents and carers, attendees will have the opportunity to find out more about how to:

  1. Support your child with the transition between home and school
  2. Learn more about how your child’s early life may present in school
  3. Find ways to work in partnership and communication effectively with the school
  4. Navigate educational support including information on pupil premium plus and Education Health Care Plans

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Buckle up and hang on for the ride - parenting teenagers - London

Price: £104.70

Date: April 3, 2019

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: Last few spaces only.

The traumatised child in school - Leeds

Price: £90.00

Date: April 3, 2019

In this training event in Leeds for adoptive parents, carers and prospective parents and carers, attendees will have the opportunity to find out more about how to:

  1. Support your child with the transition between home and school
  2. Learn more about how your child’s early life may present in school
  3. Find ways to work in partnership and communication effectively with the school
  4. Navigate educational support including information on pupil premium plus and Education Health Care Plans

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Buckle up and hang on for the ride - parenting teenagers - Leeds

Price: £104.70

Date: April 4, 2019

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.

Enabling effective contact for special guardian and kinship carers - London

Price: £199.80

Date: April 24, 2019

This training is aimed at all professionals responsible for managing contact for children living away from their birth parents on special guardianship orders.

Attendees will learn about the key ingredients of positive contact, the emotional experience of the adults and children involved and ways that contact can positively influence outcomes for young people and enhance their development.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

London CPV-NVR Parent Group: 8 weekly group sessions for adoptive parents and carers of children presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour

Price: £1860.00

Date: May 2, 2019

The 8 weekly group sessions for adoptive parents and carers will take place from 10.15am to 1.15pm on Thursday mornings at Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JP on the following dates:

May 2, 9, 16, 23
June 6, 20, 27
July 4

The group includes 4 hours of individual diarised telephone sessions with participants. A monthly ‘Follow-up Support Group’ will be available for 6 months after the group (finishing in February 2020). This totals 40 hours of contact time per person.

To get the most out of the group, participants need to attend in full. For two parent families it is most beneficial to attend together where possible.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

The traumatised child in school - Hull

Price: £90.00

Date: May 9, 2019

In this training event in Hull for adoptive parents, carers and prospective parents and carers, attendees will have the opportunity to find out more about how to:

  1. Support your child with the transition between home and school
  2. Learn more about how your child’s early life may present in school
  3. Find ways to work in partnership and communication effectively with the school
  4. Navigate educational support including information on pupil premium plus and Education Health Care Plans

Availability: Spaces remaining.

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