Adoption Services for Adults hold regular training for professionals on Access to Information and Intermediary Services, plus workshops for professionals on working with older teenagers and young adults who want to consider contact with birth relatives. Come to us in Milton Keynes or Reading, or we can come to you. Workshops for adopted adults, birth relatives and adopters on various themes. Some workshops are suitable for both professionals and adopters.
Chrysalis understand that every service has unique needs. Chrysalis specialises in working with teams to develop their own vision. Chrysalis can provide bespoke training packages, supervision and consultation designed to empower your staff to work effectively with the emotional issues raised by children and their families.
Integrate Families training packages are available to professionals, teachers, therapists, social workers, parents, adopters, foster carers and kinship carers. Training can be tailored to the requirements of individuals as well as groups. The Integrate Families team are all trained in the latest interventions, and are committed to continually updating their own professional development and incorporating ground-breaking information into their services.
IAC offers a range of training programmes for professionals at the Barnet Training Centre throughout the year. IAC also offers bespoke training courses for adoption social workers, their managers and for adoption panel members, panel advisors and administrators.
Gateway Psychology provides psychology based training to parents, carers and professionals to assist them in understanding and making a difference in children’s lives. They recognise that theory and understanding are not enough on their own, so their training workshops make every effort to provide practical ideas for parenting and working with children and young people of various ages.
Every year PAC-UK offers a comprehensive training programme focusing on adoption and permanent placement specific topics. Some of these workshops and seminars are for professionals only, and some are specifically for parents and carers. Public seminars and conferences are open to all parties affected by adoption and permanency, including professionals.
Psychology Associates can offer training, support and supervision in a range of settings covering work across the lifespan. With a wide range of HCPC registered clinical, neuropsychological, educational, forensic and counselling psychologists within their practice, they have an extensive knowledge base from which they can develop, deliver and evaluate high quality generic and bespoke training.
Simon offers clinical supervision in an individual or group setting and this process is very much led by what the supervisee needs and their own learning styles. He is currently developing training for Clinical Supervisors and is seeking to get this accredited. Get in touch If you'd like to find out more.
Current training courses include Safety First Training Programme (a therapeutic training course for adoptive parents) and Just Right State Programme (a six-week parent/child programme, where the child is offered opportunities to experience and engage in a range of regulating activities).
TCPS’s training packages are available to any professional group and foster carers and adopters. This has included; Teachers, Foster Carers, Residential Care Workers, Social Workers, Health Visitors, GPs etc. They can also provide training to parents.
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