Events

Therapeutic Parenting: virtual course November to February

When

01/11/2022 - 07/02/2023    
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Type

Only a few spaces left! 12-week therapeutic parenting course facilitated by Cat Gifford HCPC Registered Social Worker, held online via Zoom.

This course will start on Tuesday 1 November 2022 and will run until Tuesday 7 February 2023. Each session will run for two and half hours, 10am to 12:30pm.

The aims are to:

  • To help adoptive parents understand how early trauma and disrupted attachments affects the child’s developmental process.
  • To help adoptive parents reflect on how the child’s early history is enacted in the here and now and to increase their understanding of the meaning behind behaviours.
  • To enable adoptive parents to implement a therapeutic parenting approach to improve attunement and attachment.
  • To reflect on the child’s specific attachment difficulties how what this means for their parenting and their family life in general.
  • To enable parents to build confidence in using PACE by creating opportunities to practice therapeutic parenting in a supportive group environment.
  • To enable adoptive parents to reflect on their own attachment histories and how these impact on their own parenting.
  • To promote self-care and self-reflection for parents.

Funding for Therapeutic Parenting courses can be applied for via the Adoption Support Fund, subject to eligibility.

For more information and in order to reserve a place, please email us: adoptsouthwestsupport@devon.gov.uk
Please include your children’s names, their date of birth, the named social worker, telephone number and confirmation of your email address.