Adopters Training Programme 2017

Date Topic Facilitator
25th January 2017

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Internet and Electronic Safety

  • Teaching children about the dangers of the Internet and Social Networking Sites
  • The implications for adoptive parents of unplanned contact with birth family members
Amy Simister, Safety Officer
Doncaster Safeguarding Board

YAA – Gina Parker and Amy Crowder

15th March 2017

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Managing Challenging Behaviour

  • Undertaking children’s behaviours
  • Strategies for managing difficult behaviour
Joan Hunt, Trainer from PAC UK

YAA – Sara Hill and Jo Franklin

17th May 2017

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Letterbox Contact

  • Benefits of Letterbox contact
  • How to write your letters
  • Opportunity to discuss potential difficulties with Letterbox contact
YAA – Sue Lambert
YAA – Sara Hill
19th July 2017

6:30pm – 8:30pm


  • Discover the four principles of Theraplay
  • Learn how to engage your child
  • This is a hands on and have fun session
  • Using play to promote bonding and attachment

YAA – Michelle Beecham
YAA – Sue Lambert

20th September 2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm Educational Issues

  • Educational issues affecting Looked After and Adopted children
  • Entitlement to services
  • Raising children’s achievement
Theresa Elvin, Children in Care, Education & Training Team Doncaster MBC

YAA – Michelle Beecham & Amy Crowder

15th November 2017

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Sharing Origins Information

  • Talking to children about sensitive / difficult issues
  • Using available tools eg Life Story Book


YAA – Nicky Ingle

YAA – Sue Lambert


Venue: All training will be held in the office:

Loversall Court, Clayfields, Tickhill Road, Balby, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 8QG


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