Training Courses & Conferences

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Our training programme is as follows:

 


Compassion Focused Therapy

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

2 July 2019 | Presented by Professor Paul Gilbert

We are delighted to welcome Professor Paul Gilbert to share how Compassion Focused Therapy can be used in supporting families caring for children who have experienced developmental and relational trauma.  This event is being held at Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire.  Please click here for further information.



DDP Level One

Course price: £850 (£1020 inc VAT)

1 - 4 October 2019 | Presented by Vicky Sutton

24 - 27 March 2020 | Presented by Vicky Sutton

22 - 25 September 2020 | Presented by 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. Please click here for additional information



DDP Level Two

Course price: £950 (£1140 inc VAT)

25 - 28 June 2019 | Presented by Dr Vicky Sutton - FULLY BOOKED

7 - 10 July 2020 | Presented by 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)

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

2-3 March and 16-17 March 2020 | Presented by Fiona Peacock

15-16 and 29-30 June 2020 | 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)

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.  Please click here for further information



Adopted Adolescents - What parents need to know....

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

9 October 2019 | Presented by Rachel Staff

This course will explore the challenges that are often present for adopted teenagers and their parents during adolescence.  Please click here for further information.



Parenting with PACE

Course price: £110 (£132 inc VAT)

10 October 2019 | Presented by Dr Kate Mason

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. Please click here for further information



Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

30 October 2019 | Presented by Dr Raja Mukherjee

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



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

Course price: £750 (£900 inc VAT)

11, 18 and 19 November 2019 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding - FULLY BOOKED - New dates coming soon

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



Sensory Processing

Course price: £250 (£300 inc VAT)

20 - 21 November 2019 | Presented by Sarah Lloyd

This 2 day course will combine sensory integration theory, child development, attachment and an understanding of the impact of trauma on the developing brain. Please click here for additional information



Assessing Sibling Groups

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

25 November 2019 | 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.



Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

26 November 2019 | Presented by Joanna Buckard

Joanna Buckard will present this one day introduction to FASD - suitable for both professionals and parents.  Please click here for further information.



Therapeutic Social Work

Course price: £995 (£1194 inc VAT)

8 February - 13 September 2019 | 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.


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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