The Centre schedules regular courses and one off workshops to help you parent your adoptive family and increase your and their resilience. Available and open to adoptive families with any agency.
Hearts & Minds
An 8 week specialist therapeutic parenting programme for adoptive parents. Designed for all adopters, but particularly for those who are finding things hard or wanting to think about the parenting of their child. The programme focuses on the 8 habits of the thriving adoptive family and provides strategies on how to embed these into daily family life. Currently online.Read More
NVR – 7 week course
Learn to use NVR to support your adoptive family in this 7 week course from CCS and Action for Children. This approach is for parents with children or teens with violent, destructive or harmful behaviours. Its focus is on resisting the use of any physical or verbal violence; persisting in the stand against the unwanted behaviours and repairing and uniting the relationship between the parent and the child.Dates tbc
Life Story Work
Helping adopted children understand their story can often be a challenge for parents. Life story work takes many forms from books, to later-life letters, memory boxes and longer term therapeutic support and it can be daunting to navigate. We hold regular workshops and consultations on this topic for adoptive parents. Currently online.Read More