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Preparing to Adopt in Scotland - Applicant's workbook

| Shaila Shah

A well-established and popular training programme that has been used extensively throughout the UK for many years. The Applicant's Workbook contains articles on a number of topics covered in the training programme as well as narratives from adopters and writing by adopted children and young people that offer an insight into their feelings about adoption.

Preparing to Adopt in Scotland - Trainer's Guide

| Elaine Dibben, Eileen Fursland and Nicky Probert

A well-established and popular training programme that has been used extensively throughout the UK for many years. The Trainer's Guide is designed to lead the trainer step by step in their delivery of the course including the presentation, exercises, discussions and group work.

Preparing to adopt - England

| Elaine Dibben, Eileen Fursland and Nicky Probert

Preparing to adopt is a well-established and highly respected training resource which enables agencies to offer relevant, high quality and comprehensive preparation for people who wish to adopt, and provides agencies with an agreed common curriculum for preparation courses. This Trainer’s guide includes a DVD containing film clips and a CD-ROM containing a PowerPoint presentation and hand-outs.

Preparing to adopt - England Applicant's workbook

| Shaila Shah

Preparing to adopt is a well-established and highly respected training resource which enables agencies to offer relevant, high quality and comprehensive preparation for people who wish to adopt, and provides agencies in England with an agreed common curriculum for preparation courses. This Applicant’s workbook is an accessible, appropriate and easy to use resource that provides an inclusive and comprehensive approach to the preparation process.

Listening to children's wishes and feelings - a training programme

| Mary Corrigan and Joan Moore

The Listening to children’s wishes and feelings training course will equip participants with a range of techniques for effective listening to and communication with children. It enables workers and carers to work effectively with children to process difficult experiences; use reflective listening skills and assessment techniques; assist children in processing and recording their life history; and support them as they prepare to move to permanence.

Listening to children's wishes and feelings - course handbook

| Mary Corrigan and Joan Moore

The Listening to children’s wishes and feelings training course will equip participants with a range of techniques for effective listening to and communication with children. This course handbook is designed for course participants to work through and take with them after the course.

Fostering changes

| Karen Bachmann, Kathy Blackeby, Caroline Bengo, Kirsty Slack, Matt Woolgar, Hilary Lawson, Stephen Scott

Caring for looked after children can be an immensely stressful and complex task and foster carers need opportunities to process their experiences and reflect on their thoughts and feelings. This training programme provides practical advice and training for foster carers in order to develop their skills in managing difficult and challenging child behaviour and forming positive relationships with their foster children.

Preparing to adopt - Northern Ireland and Wales

| Pat Beesley, Barbara Hutchinson, Ian Millar and Sushila de Sousa

Preparing to adopt is a well-established and highly respected training resource which enables agencies to offer relevant, high quality and comprehensive preparation for people who wish to adopt, and provides agencies in Wales and Northern Ireland with an agreed common curriculum for preparation courses. This Trainer’s guide includes a DVD containing film clips and a CD-ROM containing a PowerPoint presentation and hand-outs.

Preparing to adopt - Northern Ireland and Wales

| Pat Beesley, Barbara Hutchinson, Ian Millar and Sushila de Sousa

Preparing to adopt is a well-established and highly respected training resource which enables agencies to offer relevant, high quality and comprehensive preparation for people who wish to adopt, providing agencies in Wales and Northern Ireland with an agreed common curriculum for preparation courses. This Applicant’s workbook is an accessible, appropriate and easy to use resource that provides an inclusive and comprehensive approach to the preparation process.

Supporting children's learning

| Clare Pallett, John Simmonds and Andrea Warman

The Supporting Children’s Learning training resource has been designed to help carers support the education of children in their care and enable them to become more confident and effective learners.