Calendar

Mar 1 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
A training event for social workers and other professionals working in permanency It is vital for professionals working in adoption and permanency to have an understanding as to what trauma is and how it impacts[...]
Introductory-Level1Theraplay®/ MIM Training @ St Andrew’s Children’s Society,
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Children’s Society, in partnership with the Theraplay® Institute, is pleased to announce training workshops in Theraplay and the MIM (Marschak Interaction Method) What is Theraplay®? Theraplay® is attachment based short term play therapy[...]
5th SCB Engagement Conference @ Thistle Euston Hotel
Mar 10 – Mar 11 all-day
 
Do you sometimes wonder why a child or young person seems so different and can zone out or block emotions and physical sensations?  This training day on dissociation with Dr Renée Marks, well known therapist,[...]
Group Theraplay® @ St Andrew’s Children’s Society
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
St Andrew’s Children’s Society, in partnership with the Theraplay® Institute, is pleased to announce training workshops in Group Theraplay. Group Theraplay Group Theraplay training is for professionals who want to use Theraplay in classrooms, day[...]
Living with an angry child @ Resource for London
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
A public seminar Living with an angry child is exhausting and, at times, debilitating: so many of our adopted or fostered children are angry. Holly van Gulden has empathy and knowledge and combines all of[...]
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
A training day for adoptive parents and other permanent carers. Although children fighting, hitting, and arguing can drive parents and carers mad a lot of this is normal behaviour. Children who have had to ‘fight’[...]
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
A public seminar Helping adolescents to leave home and stay connected. Standardly, there are two essential tasks of adolescence: separation and individuation. However there is also a third, closely aligned task, which is often overlooked[...]
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am – Apr 21 @ 5:45 pm
A four day training for social workers and other professionals working in permanency Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) developed by Dan Hughes, is both a therapy and a framework for communicating with and helping families of[...]
An exciting new course, essential for professionals and adoptive/foster parents. With Dr Jon Baylin and Dr Ben Gurney-Smith. One of the biggest challenges for adoptive parents is to help unlock their child’s trust in them. This course[...]
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
- A public seminar. Self-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[...]
Brain Based Parenting – From Mistrust to Trust @ Leeds United Football Club (Conference Suite)
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
A Day with Dan Hughes and Jon Baylin World renown clinical psychologist Dr Dan Hughes has been collaborating with Dr Jon Baylin on developing a brain based approach to help children who have experienced neglect[...]
A training event for social workers and other professionals working in adoption and permanency. Working with contemporary birth parents who are angry and upset can be very challenging.  This  NEW workshop, led by Mike Hancock,[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
A public seminar. Self-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[...]
Working Effectively with Transgender Applicants @ Adoptionplus, Moulsoe Business Centre
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Back by popular demand!  Adoptionplus is delighted to be running the successful Transgender Training again. Presented by New Family Social. Local Authorities and Adoption and Fostering Agencies need to ensure that they welcome transgender applicants and work[...]
May 13 @ 9:15 am – 5:00 pm
Training event for social workers and other professionals working in adoption and permanency and all other professionals who work with children and families. A must do training for all professionals working in permanency/with children and families[...]
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause a range of disabilities, both physical and mental to a child.  This NEW workshop delivered by Susan Fleisher, renown expert and advisor on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Foetal Alcohol[...]
May 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Based on their successful book, “Facilitating Meaningful Contact in Adoption and Fostering – A Trauma-informed Approach to Planning, Assessing and Good Practice” Adoptionplus are delighted to welcome Louis Sydney and Elsie Price. This practical one[...]
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause a range of disabilities, both physical and mental to a child.  This NEW workshop delivered by Susan Fleisher, renown expert and advisor on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Foetal Alcohol[...]
This NEW training for both parents and professionals will provide top tips on parenting and working in strengths-based, hope filled ways to help shape and therapeutically re-parent children who have experienced trauma. Presented by Dr[...]
- A public Seminar Many children and teenagers in society are hurting.  Dr Margot Sunderland, internationally acclaimed child psychotherapist and author, has made it her life’s work to find effective ways to help children and[...]
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Unthinkable as it may seem, Looked After Children who have been sexually abused may go on to abuse other children. If we fail to see re-enactment of abuse on other children as a communication about[...]
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm
A 3-day Intensive workshop that provides step-by-step instructions on how to effectively reduce and eliminate 27 difficult behaviours. Family Futures’ trainers have been trained in the USA by a Post Institute trainer in Bryan Post’s[...]
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Dr. Jonathan Baylin and Dr. Dan Hughes, coauthors of Brain Based Parenting, will be presenting at the Family Futures annual conference on 17 and 18 October 2016, drawing on the experiences of their new book The[...]
A five-day module designed to look at therapeutic work with children and adoptive parents. This course is from 10:00-16:30 on the following dates: 20 October, 10 and 21 November, 6 and 15 December. This course is[...]
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm
We are delighted to announce our new NPP post qualifying diploma, which synergises cutting edge research, theory and practice. It is designed to enable practitioners to integrate a neuro-sequential approach into their own work with[...]
Adoption: Living Life to the Full @ London - see full description
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 9 @ 3:30 pm
There are more and more adoptive families now having the opportunity to live life to the full. This exciting one and a half day conference, enabled by a collaboration between PAC-UK and the Big Lottery[...]
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm
Life story work has evolved over the last 40 years. It began as a way of helping children in the care system develop a sense of identity and continuity. Life story work has taken many[...]
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
This training day is designed to enhance professionals’ understanding of the emotional and psychological difficulties that children who are looked after or adopted continue to experience long after they are removed to a place of[...]
Theraplay Level 1 and Group Training @ St. Andrew’s Children’s Society
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm
Theraplay is a short-term, therapist-guided play therapy for children and their parents/care givers that enhances attachment, self-esteem and trust in others through joyful engagement. It is based on the natural patterns of healthy interaction between parent[...]