As part of our commitment to offering long-term, outstanding adoption support to everyone who adopts with us, we have a continuous programme of training and events available for our adopters. Here's a sample of what's coming up in the next few weeks:

Friends and Family Workshop, 14th July

This session is specifically designed for friends, family and other significant people within an adopter's or prospective adopter's support network. The half-day workshop will raise their awareness and understanding of the adoption process, the needs of adopted children and how they can offer the most effective help and support to them on their way to becoming adoptive parents.

Tweens Group, 4th August

The latest meeting of our newest group for children aged 8-12 years. Tween group sees adopted children and their siblings taking part in a variety of activities, games and sports with the enthusiastic supervision of our fantastic adoption support team.

Existing Children Workshop, 6th August 2018

A workshop for prospective adopters who have existing children (birth, adopted, step-children) in the family. The aim of this workshop is to help prospective adopters to understand how their children will be involved in the adoption process and also offers useful tools and strategies to help prepare the existing child.

Therapeutic Play Workshop, 9th August 2018

This workshop offers prospective adopters and adoptive parents a 'Theraplay' taster in a relaxed and fun setting, introducing the concept of therapeutic play to help build continual attachment between adopters and their children.

Siblings Workshop, 23rd August 2018

This workshop explores sibling placements, helping you to consider meeting the needs of more than one child. The session also focuses on key issues to consider for siblings, placing this within the context of adoption, and highlighting strategies for managing anticipated difficulties.

Adoption Focus adopters can book workshops using the email address [email protected].

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