The POTATO group

Category: Therapeutic Reparenting Adopted Teens BLOG


AGM and Conference 2017

AGM and Conference details 2017

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Cancelled LAC review.

Ever wondered how it feels to be on the receiving end of Social Care’s cancellations? Our group is made up of functional families to traumatised and therefore dysfunctional young people. Several of these young people can’t manage family life so…

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Last minute NVR course

NVR course places available at PAC in London

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Blogging for Bamboo

Several members have submitted pieces and they have been accepted onto the Adoption Social website.  We have had an excellent lot of feedback from these pieces, our most recent conclusion of the Bamboo Scaffolding set of pieces. If you would…

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Bamboo scaffolding

  Welcome to this months trilogy of Blog pieces all about the wonderful founder member from our group taking her TAT (Traumatised adopted teen) away on an amazing break together. Hugely brave and funny, this Blog is an exciting read….

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Blog Buster!

Thank you all for your warm support of our blog pieces. Our website traffic has increased and we have been getting lots of positive feedback. The Adoption Social and The Open Nest have joined us in this venture. Please do…

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Independence Day!

Well, not quite as it seems. More….Independence Day with frills…. POTATO group member parent writes about their incredible experiences of adoptive parenting and the wonderful experiences of encouraging and equipping their vulnerable young adult to move out. YES! It can…

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Mental Health and staying in.

This blog piece is by a member of our group who has extensive experience of Mental Health issues within the family made up of adopted young people. Fascinating insight into how it is to try and get adequate and appropriate…

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Time out! It’s Mother’s Day

Mothers Day alternative for stressed adoptive families.

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What we are on about when we say “traumatised adoptees”.

There are some mistakes folk make when talking about traumatised kids, really it boils down to not wanting to think too much on the awful stuff that happens to children in this day and age. To address some of these…

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