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Manchester CPV-NVR Parent Group: 10 week group sessions for adoptive parents of children presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour

Price: £1800.00

Date: January 3, 2019

The 10 week group sessions for adoptive parents will take place from 10.30am to 12.30pm on Thursday mornings at Luther King House, Brighton Grove, Manchester, M14 5JP on the following dates:

January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 28
March 7, 14

In addition to the above 10 weekly group sessions, each participant can attend 2 follow-up Support Groups (28 March & 2 May), a Shame workshop (4 April) and participant’s families can attend a Related by Adoption workshop (21 March).

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: Last few spaces only.

Reunion and beyond - London

Price: £97.20

Date: January 16, 2019

This day for adopted adults, will provide a safe space to share your story and hear from others. Mike Hancock, adopted person and adoption support counsellor will facilitate the day. Mike will provide the opportunity to talk about the impact of adoption, the possibility of reunion and what it does to relationships especially with birth and adoptive families.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

London CPV-NVR Parent Group: 10 week group sessions for Special Guardians of children presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour

Price: £2571.00

Date: January 23, 2019

The 10 week group sessions for Special Guardians will take place from 10.15am to 1.15pm on Wednesday mornings at Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JP on the following dates:

January 23, 30
February 6, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 3

The group includes individual diarised telephone sessions with participants. A monthly ‘Follow-up Support Group’ will be available for 6 months after the group. This totals 46 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.

Sibling placement: Assessment and decision making - Leeds

Price: £199.80

Date: February 11, 2019

The Care Planning task for children in sibling groups can be a complex and emotive task. Joan Hunt, experienced social worker and trainer, provides this workshop for professionals to enable them to assess siblings and make decisions about their future. Joan will provides up-to-date research about the needs of siblings and a framework that can be used to assess sibling relationships and provide delegates with a tool kit to make informed assessments and decisions.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Sibling placement: Assessment and decision making - London

Price: £169.20

Date: February 12, 2019

The Care Planning task for children in sibling groups can be a complex and emotive task. Joan Hunt, experienced social worker and trainer, provides this workshop for professionals to enable them to assess siblings and make decisions about their future. Joan will provides up-to-date research about the needs of siblings and a framework that can be used to assess sibling relationships and provide delegates with a tool kit to make informed assessments and decisions.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

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

Price: £199.80

Date: March 4, 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: Spaces remaining.

Life story work with troubled children and teenagers - Leeds

Price: £169.20

Date: March 26, 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.

Life story work with troubled children and teenagers - London

Price: £199.80

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.

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: 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.

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