Building the foundations for a happy future.
Following on from the Family Session, we’ll send you information about the nearest SafeBase programmes in your area so you can choose which is the most convenient for you.
The 4-day programme runs from 10am-4pm each day over a two week period, e.g. week one: Wednesday and Thursday, week two: Wednesday and Thursday. Lunch and refreshments are provided each day.
Parents/carers are given a SafeBase Handbook at the start of the programme to support their learning and a certificate of completion at the end.
The 4-day Therapeutic Parenting programme:
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Part 3: Ongoing Support
Once parents have completed the programme, they are invited to attend a 2-hour parent support group, led by the SafeBase trainers.
How to access SafeBase
Our aim is to make SafeBase available to all adoptive families in the UK. So, no matter where you live or what your financial circumstances are, please get in touch so that we can work with you to help you access a SafeBase programme.
Part 1: The Family Session
The Family Session is a tool based on the principles of Theraplay®. It is used to help you understand the interactions within your family.
Part 2: 4-Day Therapeutic Programme
Following on from the Family Session, we send you information about the nearest SafeBase programmes in your area so you can choose which is the most convenient for you.
SafeBase in the Teenage Years
SafeBase in the Teenage Years is our 1-day therapeutic parenting course for parents of teenagers.
SafeBase for Schools
SafeBase for Schools is based on After Adoption’s successful SafeBase therapeutic parenting programme for adopted families. It aims to help schools effectively support adopted pupils, and those in care, to reach their potential.
Adoption Support Services
Our Adoption Support Services ensure that everyone affected by adoption has the support they need to live happier lives.
After Adoption has produced a range of resources for everyone affected by adoption, as well as professionals.