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 16 May 2019.

Barking & Dagenham
Barnet
Brent
Camden
Croydon
Ealing
Enfield
Essex
Hackney
Hammersmith & Fulham
Haringey
Harrow
Havering
Hillingdon
Hounslow
Islington
Kensington & Chelsea
Lambeth
Lewisham
Medway
Newham
Redbridge
Suffolk
Tower Hamlets
Waltham Forest
Westminster
West Sussex
Barnsley
Bradford
Calderdale
Doncaster
East Riding of Yorkshire
Gateshead
Hull
Kirklees
Knowsley
Leeds
Lincolnshire
Liverpool
Newcastle
North East Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
North Tyneside
North Yorkshire
Northumberland
Rotherham
Sefton
Sheffield
South Tyneside
Wakefield
Wirral
York


   Note: The full price including VAT is displayed in the drop down boxes.

The traumatised child in school - London

Price: £90.00

Date: July 23, 2019

In this training event at our PAC-UK London Office (Kentish Town) 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: Last few spaces only.

Foundation Training in Delivering Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) - London

Price: £312.00

Date: September 11, 2019

This 4 day training course is delivered by NVR Practitioners Consortium for professionals and Parent Graduates/Consultants working with parents and carers of children and young people presenting challenging, destructive and violent behaviour.

The course will take place from 10.00am to 5.00pm at Family Action, Wharf Studios - Unit 3, Wharf Road, London, N1 7GR on the following dates:

September 11*, 12*, 20, 21

*Venue for 11 and 12 September dates TBC.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

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

Price: £576.00

Date: September 17, 2019

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

September 17, 24
October 1, 8, 15, 29
November 5, 12, 19, 26

The group includes two follow-up support sessions.

Availability: 0

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

Price: £1627.50

Date: September 19, 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:

September 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 31
November 7*, 21

*Venue for 7 November group is Family Action, Wharf Studios, Wharf Road, N1 7GR.

The group includes 4 follow-up support sessions, plus diarised telephone/Skype sessions.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

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

Price: £2571.00

Date: October 2, 2019

The 10 weekly 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:

October 2, 9*, 16, 30
November 6*, 13*, 20, 27
December 4, 11

*Venue for 9 October, 6 and 13 November group is Family Action, Wharf Studios, Wharf Road, N1 7GR.

The group includes 6 follow-up support sessions, plus diarised telephone/Skype sessions.

Availability: Last few spaces only.

The traumatised child in school - London

Price: £90.00

Date: October 22, 2019

In this training event at our Family Action Head Office (N1 7GR) 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: Last few spaces only.

Living with a child who self harms - London

Price: £218.40

Date: November 8, 2019

Self harmSelf-harm is a broad term that can include cutting, burning, hair pulling, scratching and head banging. Understanding more about why a child or young person self-harms will enable you to provide the support and help they need. This workshop for parents and professionals is presented by Liz Blakey a psychotherapist and adopted person herself. Liz will explain what self-harm is, why it happens and what function it serves. The training will explore helpful responses to self-harm and provide strategies to manage the emotional impact. Parents and professionals will gain vital insight into the underlying feelings of distress that underpin self-harm.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

Reunion and beyond - London

Price: £122.40

Date: November 21, 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: Spaces remaining.

The drama triangle - London

Price: £218.40

Date: March 12, 2020

The Drama Triangle is a type of family interaction that causes conflict and discomfort between the parents as well as between parent and child. Adopted and fostered children, who often have unprocessed trauma, can inadvertently elicit the drama triangle. Renee Marks, specialist child therapist, will explore and explain this area and will provide practical strategies to deal with high levels of conflict and discomfort in relationships. Delegates will be empowered to change the drama triangle in their families in order to enhance the quality of all the relationships. This is a MUST ATTEND training for parents and professionals wanting to deepen their understanding of how to practically support better family relationships.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

The drama triangle - Birmingham

Price: £218.40

Date: May 21, 2020

The Drama Triangle is a type of family interaction that causes conflict and discomfort between the parents as well as between parent and child. Adopted and fostered children, who often have unprocessed trauma, can inadvertently elicit the drama triangle. Renee Marks, specialist child therapist, will explore and explain this area and will provide practical strategies to deal with high levels of conflict and discomfort in relationships. Delegates will be empowered to change the drama triangle in their families in order to enhance the quality of all the relationships. This is a MUST ATTEND training for parents and professionals wanting to deepen their understanding of how to practically support better family relationships.

Availability: Spaces remaining.

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