Helping young people reach their potential.
SafeBase for Schools is a training programme which helps schools effectively support adopted pupils, and those in local authority care, to reach their full potential.
When children have experienced developmental trauma and have attachment difficulties this can impact upon their capacity to learn and manage themselves within the classroom. Our training for teaching staff improves their understanding of the challenges adopted and looked after children face, and provides practical strategies, based upon Theraplay® principles, to help children reach their full potential.
Key benefits include:
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SafeBase Therapeutic Parenting Programme
SafeBase is After Adoption’s flagship therapeutic parenting programme for all adoptive families. It creates a strong foundation for loving and lasting relationships.
Find out how to access SafeBase and view our latest programme calendar.
SafeBase in the Teenage Years
SafeBase in the Teenage Years is our 2-day therapeutic parenting course for adoptive parents and carers of teenagers.
TalkAdoption for adopted young people
TalkAdoption is our national support service for adopted children and young people. We provide regular activities that offer a safe and supportive space for young adopted people to meet, have fun and have an opportunity to explore issues that are important to them.
TalkAdoption Camps and Short Breaks
Our national programme of therapeutic residential camps for 11-18 year olds helps build the confidence and self-esteem of adopted young people, whilst offering you a valuable period of respite.
Adoption Support Services
Our Adoption Support Services ensure that everyone affected by adoption has the support they need to live happier lives.
As an adoptive parent it's important that you understand what practical support is available for you and your child.
ReUnite for adopted young people
We can support you and your family if your child decides to access their birth records or search for birth relatives when they reach 18 years old.
After Adoption has produced a range of resources for everyone affected by adoption, as well as professionals.