Training Courses & Conferences

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Our training programme is as follows:

 


Parenting with PACE

Course price: £110 (£132 inc VAT)

8 October 2020 | Presented by Dr Ann Laight or Dr Kate Mason - FULLY BOOKED

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



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

Course price: £750 (£900 inc VAT)

2 - 4 November 2020 | Presented by Dr Kim Golding

11 - 13 January 2021 | 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. Please click here for further information.



Specialist MBSR Training

Course price: £750 (£900 inc VAT)

2 - 5 June 2020 | Presented by Eluned Gold - POSTPONED - New date coming soon

This four day training will provide an opportunity to immerse yourself in teaching MBSR.  It is an experiential exploration of the eight week course for MBSR teachers, to help you support and develop skills and confidence in teaching.  Please click here for further information.



Therapeutic Social Work

Course price: £1450 (£1740 inc VAT)

18 June - 4 December 2020 | Presented by Dr Karen Treisman and Joanne Alper - FULLY BOOKED - Postponed to start in November

This 7 day modular programme is for Social Workers interested in working therapeutically with families supporting children with relational trauma and attachment difficulties.  Please click here for further information and individual dates.



Working with families caring for Adolescents who have experienced Developmental Trauma - A Therapeutic Approach

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

7 October 2020 | Presented by Rachel Staff

The day will provide a theoretical basis for understanding the challenges faced by teenagers and their families, with strategies for supporting them during this time. Please click here for further information.



Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Course price: £140 (£168 inc VAT)

13 October 2020 | 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.



'Inside I'm Hurting'

Course price: £150 (£180 inc VAT)

16 October 2020 | Presented by Alison Lumley

A workshop on supporting pupils with attachment difficulties in school, suitable for school staff, social workers, adoptive and foster parents.  Please click here for additional information.



Life Story Work

Course price: £149 (£178.8 inc VAT)

23 November 2020 | Presented by Katie Wrench

Life Story Work is one of the key therapeutic approaches to working with adopted or fostered children.  Katie Wrench will discuss her model of life story work and direct work techniques.  For further information please click here



DDP Level One

Course price: £850 (£1020 inc VAT)

22 - 25 September 2020 | Presented by Vicky Sutton

19 - 22 January 2021 | 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)

7 - 10 July 2020 | Presented by Vicky Sutton - POSTPONED

16-19 March 2021 | 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)

15-16 and 29-30 June 2020 | Presented by Fiona Peacock - POSTPONED - New date coming soon

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)

9 - 11 September 2020 | 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


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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