Training Courses & Conferences

 

Our training programme for 2017 - 2018 is as follows:


Storytelling and DDP 

7 September 2017 - Presented by Dr Kim Golding

This one day workshop provides an opportunity to explore the use of stories to connect with traumatised children, to enhance both therapy and parenting.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


Facilitating Contact

12 September 2017 - Presented by Louis Sydney

For many adopted and fostered children or children with an SGO, contact with birth family members can be confusing and lack meaning and purpose. This one day training provides a framework and model for contact that can be applied for all forms of contact.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


Theraplay Level One - Fully booked, 2018 dates coming shortly

18 - 21 September 2017 - The Theraplay Institute

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 and click here to download a booking form.


Sensory Processing

11 October and 8 November 2017 - Presented by Sarah Lloyd

This 2 day course will combine sensory integration theory with a neuro developmental understanding of the impact of trauma on the developing brain.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form


Parenting with PACE

10 October 2017 - 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 and professionals who support these groups.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


Theraplay Level Two

17 - 19 October 2017 - The Theraplay Institute

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 and click here to download a booking form.


"I love you, I hate you" - How social neuroscience can help adoptive parents understand rejection and promote the development of trust

13 November 2017 - Dr Jon Baylin and Dr Ben Gurney-Smith

This practical one day course helps understand the reasons why trust is difficult for some children at a deep, neurobiological level and how this can be a deeply painful experience for their parents. Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


7 day Attachment Lead in Schools 

Starts 17 November 2017 until 29 June 2018 - Presented by Helen Wright

A seven day modular course, accredited by the University of Brighton, that was developed to help enable school staff themselves to become Attachment Leads in their schools and local authorities. Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


Training 2018
 

DDP Level One

22 - 25 January 2018 - Presented by Dr Kim Golding

This four day training introduces DDP and the broader framwork 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 and click here to download a booking form.


Theraplay Level 1

26-27 February and 12-13 March 2018 - Presented by The Theraplay Institute

Theraplay is a 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 and click here to download a booking form.


Inside I'm Hurting

9 March 2018 - Presented by Anne Henderson

Supporting pupils with attachment difficulties in school.  A workshop for school staff, social workers, adoptive and foster parents.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


What About Me

4 May 2018 - Presented by Anne Henderson

Follows on from "Inside I'm Hurting", this second day of training covers what might attachment support look like during a school day.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


Train the Trainers Programme for Group Facilitators

21 May, 18 June and 2 July 2018 - Presented by Dr Kim Golding

This train the trainers programme equips delegates to deliver Foundations for Attachments and the Nurturing Attachments group work programmes. Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


DDP Level Two

3 - 6 July 2018 - Presented by Dr Kim Golding

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.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


Theraplay Level 1

9-10 July and 16-17 July 2018 - Presented by The Theraplay Institute

Theraplay is a 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 and click here to download a booking form.


Theraplay Level 2

10-12 September 2018 - Presented by The Theraplay Institute

This 3 day course is for those who have completed Theraplay Level 1 training and have had experience using Theraplay in their work.  Click here for additional information and click here to download a booking form.


DDP Level One

29 October - 1 November 2018 - Presented by Dr Kim Golding

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 and click here to download a booking form.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

Click here to download a booking form.

"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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