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Adoptionplus DDP Nurturing Attachments Group Programme for LGBT+ Parents

31st July 2018
Who is this group for? This dyadic developmental psychotherapy (DDP) therapeutic group programme provides a unique and tailored specialist provision to support LGBT parents caring for adopted child...

Great Behaviour Breakdown

9th May 2018
It can be hard if your child's behaviour - and your relationship with them - is in crisis. Below is one NFS  member's experience of some training that made a real difference: 'We have two adopted ...

Improving LGBT Adoption

13th July 2017
1 in 10 adoptions in England in 2016 were to same-sex couples. But research shows that LGBT people have a high expectation of discrimination on the grounds of their sexual orientation, gender iden...

How to assess a school’s commitment to diversity and inclusion – launch of new resource for parents & carers

4th May 2017
Free Guide Offers a Practical Checklist to Assessing a State and Independent School’s Commitment to LGBT+ Inclusion (with children aged 3-18 in mind)   The P3 Network (P3) - in partne...

Training programme for parents and carers – 2017 (Family Futures)

12th January 2017
NFS member agency Family Futures has announced details of its 2017 training programme for parents and carers: Making Sense of Your child 30 March 2017

Free workshops in London for adopted children (TALKadoption)

24th August 2016
NFS member agency After Adoption has announced details of its next TALKadoption workshops, that are free for adopted children and young people to attend. Booking is key for all them and can be done b...

Going it alone: Single LGBT parenting (P3 event)

23rd August 2016
There are around two million single parents in the UK, making up a quarter of all families with dependent children. While not prevalent in the media, single LGBT parenting is becoming more common. P3 ...

Free workshops for adopted children (After Adoption)

28th June 2016
After Adoption has announced that there's a few remaining places for its TALKadoption workshop on Saturday 9 July: Workshop details: 9 July, 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: Islington For: 7 - 11...

New Wales schools’ guide to working with adopted children (Adoption UK)

17th June 2016
Adoption UK has published a free guide for schools in Wales to working with adopted children and their families, which is now available to download. Getting it right for every child is written by ado...

Adoption: Living life to the full (PAC-UK Conference)

31st May 2016
PAC-UK has announced details of a conference on 8 and 9 November, Adoption: Living life to the full. There are more and more adoptive families now having the opportunity to live life to the full. T...