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Stage 1 Training

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 2021
Virtual Session

Preparation course - Stage 1 **N.B. This course needs to be booked by your social worker and is intended for those already in the assessment process** Throughout Stage One and Two of the process, you will be invited to attend a four-day preparation course; applicants are required to attend every session and to participate fully throughout. The preparation course is an interactive course, with personal experiences of adopters and children in care.  We cover subjects such as child development, how…

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Interested in adopting siblings? Want to know about direct contact?

October 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 2021
Virtual Session

**Open to anyone wanting to know more about the reality of adopting siblings and establishing direct contact with birth parents** This virtual event (hosted on Teams), is an opportunity to find out more about adopting siblings, from the people that have actually done it. There is a growing need for adopters to consider siblings, according to the most recent data (provided nationally) out of 2,030 children waiting to be adopted, 890 are in a sibling group. Here at Adoption West,…

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Interested in adopting siblings? Want to know about direct contact?

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am 2021
Virtual Session

**Open to anyone wanting to know more about the reality of adopting siblings and establishing direct contact with birth parents** This virtual event (hosted on Teams), is an opportunity to find out more about adopting siblings, from the people that have actually done it. There is a growing need for adopters to consider siblings, according to the most recent data (provided nationally) out of 2,030 children waiting to be adopted, 890 are in a sibling group. Here at Adoption West,…

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Q&A Session

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 2021
Virtual Session

Pre-Stage 1 This stage starts when you are ready, you are welcome to view our Information Videos at any point and then book onto one of these Q&A Sessions. The Q&A sessions allow you to have your questions answered and we may also ask some of you. At the end of the session, you will be given the option to book a personal Initial Enquiry call with a worker. Please follow this link to book onto the Q&A Session; Adoption West Events…

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Stage 2 Training

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 2021
Virtual Session

**N.B. This course needs to be booked by your social worker and is intended for those already in the assessment process** Stage 2 of the Prep. Course covers three days; Thursday 4th, 11th 18th November Stage 1 must have been completed in advance. We encourage regular opportunities to discuss any issues that may arise. We hope this helps prepare you for the journey ahead.

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Q&A Session

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 2021
Virtual Session

Pre-Stage 1 This stage starts when you are ready, you are welcome to view our Information Videos at any point and then book onto one of these Q&A Sessions. The Q&A sessions allow you to have your questions answered and we may also ask some of you. At the end of the session, you will be given the option to book a personal Initial Enquiry call with a worker. Please follow this link to book onto the Q&A Session; Adoption West Events…

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Stage 1 Training

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 2021
Virtual Session

Preparation course - Stage 1 **N.B. This course needs to be booked by your social worker and is intended for those already in the assessment process** Throughout Stage One and Two of the process, you will be invited to attend a four-day preparation course; applicants are required to attend every session and to participate fully throughout. The preparation course is an interactive course, with personal experiences of adopters and children in care.  We cover subjects such as child development, how…

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Q&A Session

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 2021
Virtual Session

Pre-Stage 1 This stage starts when you are ready, you are welcome to view our Information Videos at any point and then book onto one of these Q&A Sessions. The Q&A sessions allow you to have your questions answered and we may also ask some of you. At the end of the session, you will be given the option to book a personal Initial Enquiry call with a worker. Please follow this link to book onto the Q&A Session; Adoption West Events…

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Friends and Family Training

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 2021

This three hour virtual session will allow the friends and family of people that are adopting to gain an oversight and basic understanding of the following areas; the backgrounds of children placed for adoption attachment theory and how children placed for adoption can form healthy attachments Which will hopeful enable you  to feel better prepared and more understanding of the role you can play in supporting the adoptive parents and their children on their life long adoption journey. **N.B. This…

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