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Training & Workshops

Our Practice Programme delivers practice workshops, evidence seminars, bespoke training sessions, and conferences on cutting-edge topics, and caters to adoption professionals in all types of agencies and organisations.

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21st
May
2024
Online

Adoption Services and Ofsted: Inspections and Recent Developments

Expert-led practice session co-delivered with OFSTED Inspectors

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6 CPD
6th
Jun
2024
Online

Access to Records and Peer Support Service for Adopted Adults

Practice session co-delivered with senior adoption practitioners at Adoption UK

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6 CPD
11th
Jun
2024
Online

Providing Adoption Support for Adopters Parenting Adolescents – Learning from Experience

Practice webinar co-delivered with senior adoption practitioners at Coram

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3.5 CPD
19th
Jun
2024
Online

An Agency-wide Approach to building Cultural Competency in welcoming Black Adopters: Recruitment, Assessment and Support

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Esher Williams, the founder of Antiracism Hub

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6 CPD
27th
Jun
2024
Online

Working with Traumatised Adopted Children and Adults and Calming the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

Expert-led training co-delivered with Jay Vaughan, Somatic Experience Practitioner & Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapist and CEO of Family Futures

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3.5 CPD
3rd
Jul
2024
Online

Supporting Adopted Children and Young People with Trauma, Attachment Disruption and Neuro-diversity (including ASC/ADHD)

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Denise Golding and Zach Gomn, certified instructors of The Great Behaviour Breakdown

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6 CPD
9th
Jul
2024
Online

Managing Family Time in Early Permanence Placements

Evidence based seminar co-delivered with Ruth Copson, Associate Tutor and PhD researcher from the University of East Anglia

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6 CPD
17th
Jul
2024
Online

Supporting Adoptive Families Parenting Children with Autism (including Children diagnosed with Autism Post-adoption)

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Dr Helen Rodwell, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a Certified Theraplay Practitioner

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6 CPD
13th
Aug
2024
Online

How to be a Good Intermediary: Advice and Guidance for Intermediary Support

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Mike Hancock and Emma Crowther-Duncan from PAC-UK

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6 CPD
20th
Aug
2024
Online

Not Forgotten: Making Successful Adoption Placements for Older Children

Practice webinar co-delivered with Senior Adoption Practitioners at Adoption Focus

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3.5 CPD
12th
Sep
2024
Online

Modernising Post-adoption Letterbox Contact: Digital Technology and the Culture Change in Adoption

Expert-led training session delivered by Beverley Barnett Jones MBE, Nuffield Family Justice Observatory and Vicky Swift, Adoption England

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6 CPD
25th
Sep
2024
Online

Understanding Gender Diversity in Assessing Prospective Adopters

Expert-led training delivered by Tor Docherty, the CEO of New Family Social

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6.5 CPD
26th
Sep
2024
Online

Understanding Gender Diversity in Assessing Prospective Adopters

Expert-led training delivered by Tor Docherty, the CEO of New Family Social

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6.5 CPD
3rd
Oct
2024
Online

Trauma-informed and Trauma-responsive Practice: Successfully working with Adopters who have experienced Trauma themselves

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Hedwig Verhagen, an Independent Therapeutic Social Worker and a Lecturer at the University of Leeds

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6 CPD
10th
Oct
2024
Online

“Left in the Dark” – Ensuring Birth Parent’s Voices are heard throughout the Adoption Process and beyond

Training session co-delivered with Senior Adoption Practitioner Ally Osnowska at Aspire Adoption

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6 CPD
16th
Oct
2024
Online

Supporting the Mental Health of Adopted Teenagers: Research, Theory and Practice

Evidence seminar co-delivered with Dr Morvwen Duncan, a Clinical Psychologist

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6 CPD
23rd
Oct
2024
Online

Individualised Recruitment and Therapeutic Placement Strategy for Children waiting the longest

Practice webinar co-delivered with Senior Adoption Practitioners at St David's Adoption Service and Cardiff University

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3.5 CPD
6th
Nov
2024
Online

Blocked Care: How to Support Discouraged Adoptive Parents

Practice webinar co-delivered with senior adoption practitioners at Adoption Focus

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3.5 CPD
20th
Nov
2024
Online

A Framework for Therapeutic Life Story Work in Adoption: Building Safety into Difficult Conversations

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Katie Wrench, an experienced Therapeutic Social Worker and Psychotherapist

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6 CPD
28th
Nov
2024
Online

Assessing yourself: The Role of the Social Worker in undertaking Equitable Assessments

Practice session co-delivered with Satwinder Sandhu, the CEO of CVAA

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6 CPD
4th
Dec
2024
Online

Supporting Adopted Children and their Families: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Parenting (DDP) with Kim Golding

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Dr Kim Golding, Clinical Psychologist and DDP Consultant

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6 CPD
10th
Dec
2024
Online

Understanding Gender and Sexual Identity of Young Adopted People and Supporting their Families

Expert-led training session co-delivered with Dr Zoe Webb, Clinical Psychologist and In-Between Lines

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6 CPD
21st
Jan
2025
Online

Adoption Panels: How to be a Confident Panel Member

Expert-led training session co-delivered by Elaine Dibben, an independent Social Work Consultant

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6 CPD
29th
Jan
2025
Online

Therapeutic Innovations: Arts-Based and Body-Focused Interventions for Supporting Adoptive Families

Practice webinar co-delivered with senior adoption practitioners at Coram

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6 CPD
5th
Feb
2025
Online

Holding the Story: The Journey of a Child Impacted by Familial Substance Misuse, from Utero through to Adoption

Expert-led training session co-delivered by Joanna Parker, Integrative Arts Psychotherapist MA UKCP Regd Clinical Supervisor, Trainer and Consultant

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6 CPD
25th
Feb
2025
Online

Transracial Adoptions: Latest Practice in Assessments, Matching and Placements

Expert-led training co-delivered with Jan Way MBE at CoramIAC

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6 CPD
6th
Mar
2025
Online

Adoption Assessments of Second-time Adopters: Considering Best Practice

Practice webinar co-delivered with senior practitioners at ARC Adoption

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3.5 CPD
12th
Mar
2025
Online

Non-violent Resistance (NVR) for Professionals: Supporting Adoptive Parents to support their Children

Expert-led training session co-delivered by Joanna Parker, Integrative Arts Psychotherapist MA UKCP Regd Clinical Supervisor, Trainer and Consultant

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6 CPD