Adoption UK exists to support children and young people who could not live with their birth families and have been adopted. The support we offer is to their parents and also to the children and young people themselves directly through our Children and Young People’s Service.

Events

2nd time round adoption/adopting a child with birth children

14/10/2019 - 10:00 am

£50

Cardiff Area

This course is for families who are adopting for a second time or who have birth children and are now adding to their family through adoption. The day provides an…

Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behaviour

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FREE

9 October 2019 Vale, Valleys, Cardiff 16 October 2019 Mid and West Wales 23 October 2019 North Wales 20 November 2019 Western Bay 4 December 2019 South East Wales

This course is for parents who want to understand more about challenging behaviour – what triggers it, the unmet need beneath it, how to manage it and how to reduce…

Contact – what does it really mean?

15/01/2020 - 12:00 am

FREE

TBC

The course provides space for adoptive parents to reflect on the benefits and risks associated with contact. Participants will be given the opportunity to think about who might be significant…

Child to Parent Violence/Non Violent Resistance Awareness Raising Day

04/11/2019 - 12:00 am

FREE - £50

Wales-wide

Parents, wider family members and adoption support staff will have an opportunity to consider the neurophysiological issues underlying aggressive and violent behaviour in children who are looked after or adopted.…

Getting to Know the Adopted Child in your Family – a Workshop for Family and Friends

28/04/2020 - 9:00 am

£35

Cardiff Area

This workshop is designed for family members and friends of adoptive families. It is based on the National Adoption Service online course ‘Getting Involved – a session for family members…