Courses & Workshops

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

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.

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NVR – 7 week course

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.

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Life Story Work

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.

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Workshops

Workshops

One off workshops on a wide range of subjects all designed to reinforce and support your knowledge and resilience as an adoptive parent. Check our Events Calendar for what’s on.

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