Catalogue by titles / Preparing to Adopt: A training pack for preparation groups

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT UK-060
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Title Preparing to Adopt: A training pack for preparation groups
Author FURSLAND Eileen
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Date published/issue 00-00-2002
Date received 00-00-0000
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX, United
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Index Training
Prepa-adoption-paps
Paps-info-counsel
Worktool
Matching
Resilience
Fam-origin-contact
Free text Material for a training programme for preparing prospective adoptive parents consisting of : the Trainer's Guide which "offers presentations, imaginative exercises and reference to further reading (148 pgs); the Applicant's Workbook which "includes articles to help think through issues that the applicant is likely to encounter if they go on to adopt. (144 pgs)"; the Video which contains interviews with adopters about preparation, introductions, placement and contact, plus sections on attachment and adopting from overseas" (35 mns running time). The issues covered by this programme include: the children that need permanence; how children learn to feel secure; overcoming the effects of neglect and abuse; keeping family links alive; building resilience in children; the matching process.

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Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Psychology
Social work -->
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Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents