Training Courses & Conferences

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Our training programme for 2017/2018 is as follows:


DDP Level One

Course price: £850 (£1020 inc VAT)

29 October - 1 November 2018 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding - FULLY BOOKED

26 - 29 March 2019 | Presented by Dr Vicky Sutton

17 - 20 September 2019 | Presented by Dr Vicky Sutton

This four day training introduces DDP and the broader framework of Dyadic Developmental Practice within which the therapy is applied.  The core components of DDP will be presented and explored through discussion and experiential exercises. Click here for additional information



DDP Level Two

Course price: £950 (£1140 inc VAT)

3rd - 6th July 2018 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding - FULLY BOOKED

25th - 28th June 2019 | Presented by Dr Vicky Sutton

For those who have completed DDP level one training, this course will explore the successes and difficulties that have been experienced since completing the initial training.  Participants will further develop their skills through role playing and by reviewing treatment sessions. Please click here for further information



Theraplay Level One

Course price: £950 (£1140 inc VAT)

4-5 February and 18-19 February 2019 | Presented by Fiona Peacock

8-9 July and 15-16 July 2019 | Presented by Fiona Peacock

This four day training workshop is for qualified professionals who wish to undertake training on child/family counselling and attachment therapy.  Theraplay is short term play therapy for children and their carers with the goals of enhancing adult-child relationships and resolving behaviour problems. Click here for additional information



Theraplay Level Two

Course price: £850 (£1020 inc VAT)

10-12 September 2018 | Presented by Fiona Peacock

23-25 September 2019 | Presented by Fiona Peacock

This three day course is for participants who have completed Theraplay Level One training and who have had experience using Theraplay in their work.  Click here for additional information



Assessing Sibling Groups

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

Monday 24 September 2018 | Presented by Louis Sydney

Assessing sibling groups for placing in foster care or for adoption - the training will include current research and methodology and is informed by a developmental, attachment, trauma and neuro-scientific approach to the assessment process.  Click here for additional information.



Parenting with PACE

Course price: £95 (£114 inc VAT)

8 October 2018 | Presented by Dr Ann Laight

Understanding how Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy can help build a closer relationship with your child. A workshop for adoptive and foster parents professionals who support these groups. Click here for additional information



Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Course price: £55 (£66 inc VAT)

28 November 2018 | Presented by Dr Raja Mukherjee - FULLY BOOKED

We are delighted to welcome Dr Raja Mukherjee, Lead Consultant Psychiatrist from the Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Service, to present this half day session on FASD.  Please click here for further information



Playful and Creative Communication

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

Wednesday 5 December 2018 | Presented by Julia Davis

This course aims to provide participants the opportunity to explore a range of play and art activities to improve their communication with children.  Please click here for further information



Therapeutic Social Work

Course price: £995 (£1194 inc VAT)

18 May - 7 Dec 2018 | Presented by Dr Karen Treisman and Joanne Alper - FULLY BOOKED

Sometimes called direct work or family support, this 7 day modular course is tailored to the specific needs of social workers.  Please click here for further information and individual dates.



'Foundations for Attachment' and 'Nurturing Attachments' groupwork programmes - Train the Trainers

Course price: £750 (£900 inc VAT)

14 - 16 May 2019 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding

11, 18 and 19 November 2019 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding

This 3 day "train the trainers" programme equips delegates to deliver 'Foundations for Attachment' and the 'Nurturing Attachments' group work programmes. Click here for additional information


Adoptionplus offers helpful training programmes for parents and professionals working within adoption, social work or education. We work with highly acclaimed therapists and professionals in the field.

All courses are held at our offices at the following address: 

Moulsoe Business Centre
Cranfield Road
Moulsoe
Milton Keynes
MK16 0FJ

Click here for a Google Map, we are five minutes from Junction 14 of the M1.

The best postcode for SatNav is MK16 0HB which is for Cranfield Road, Moulsoe.

Refreshments and lunch are provided.

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"The venue is wonderful and very nurturing. I felt really well looked after and the 'touches' are appreciated - flowers, ice in drinks, good coffee, tea and all refreshments."

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