Adopter Support Evenings
Online events now available!
PACT is arranging exciting new Adopter Support Evenings with each session focusing on a particular subject.
Experienced PACT social workers will be present to offer support, guidance and some training input relevant to the evening's topic.
These are designed to be informal sessions where adopters can feel comfortable asking questions and sharing their concerns. The events will take place via Zoom so that you can join from home.
Upcoming Adopter Support Evenings
Taking place online via Zoom
Responding to children’s behaviours
Date and time: Tuesday 9th June, 8pm to 9.30pm
Topic: Responding to children’s behaviours (including aggressive and violent behaviour, stealing, lying and the teenage years)
Description: This session will look at how best to respond to challenging behaviours. Children who have encountered early neglect, abuse, trauma and have attachment difficulties are inevitably going to express their fears and anxieties through their behaviour. We will explore different ways of responding to challenging behaviours often displayed by adopted children which can include violence, aggression, stealing, lying and not co-operating, as well as the teenage years.
Supporting adopted children in education
Date and time: Tuesday 22nd September, 8pm to 9.30pm
Topic: Supporting adopted children in education
Description: We will explore different ways of supporting adopted children in school by considering questions such as:
Talking to children about adoption
Date and time: Tuesday 6th October, 8pm to 9.30pm
Topic: Talking to children about adoption (continuing the life story journey)
Description: We will discuss how you can help your child understand their life story through play as well as a variety of other techniques. We will explore children’s cognitive understanding of adoption as well as when and how to talk to children. We will also look at a variety of phrases that you can use with your child to help them gain a healthy understanding of their journey into your family as well as developing a positive sense of their identity.
Book your place
If you would like to join one of these support and training sessions or would like further information please contact email@example.com or call 07934 733049