Training Courses & Conferences

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Our training programme for 2017/2018 is as follows:


"I love you, I hate you!" - The pain of rejection: A brain based approach to parenting

Course price: £160 (£192 inc VAT)

13th November 2017 | Presented by 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



DDP Level One

Course price: £850 (£1020 inc VAT)

22 - 25 January 2018 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding - Fully Booked

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



DDP Level Two

Course price: £950 (£1140 inc VAT)

3rd - 6th 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



Theraplay Level One

Course price: £950 (£1140 inc VAT)

26-27 February and 12-13 March 2018 | Presented by Fiona Peacock

9-10 July and 16-17 July 2018 | 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)

17-19 October 2017 | Presented by The Theraplay Institute

10-12 September 2018 | 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



Parenting with PACE

Course price: £95 (£114 inc VAT)

1 February 2018 | Presented by Dr Ann Laight

11 June 2018 | Presented by Dr Ann Laight

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



Sensory Processing

Course price: £220 (£264 inc VAT)

11 October and 8 November 2017 | Presented by Sarah Lloyd - Fully Booked

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



7 day Attachment Lead in Schools

Course price: £1400 (£1680 inc VAT)

8th December 2017 - 13th September 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 individual dates



'Inside I'm Hurting'

Course price: £150 (£180 inc VAT)

9 March 2018 | Presented by Anne Henderson

A workshop on supporting pupils with attachment difficulties in school, suitable for school staff, social workers, adoptive and foster parents.  This is day one, delegates can continue on to day 2 'What About Me' (see below).  Please click here for additional information.



'What About Me'

Course price: £150 (£180 inc VAT)

This second day of training is for school staff, social workers, adoptive and foster parents who have already attended day 1 'Inside I'm Hurting'



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

Course price: £695 (£834 inc VAT)

21st May 2018, 18th June 2018, 2nd July 2018 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding

This 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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