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Category: Therapeutic Reparenting Adopted Teens BLOG


The Wright Stuff… Janie

On Monday morning The Wright Stuff on Channel 5 ran a phone in about the contraversial topic of whether a 2 year old should be told that her father killed her mother and then took his own life in prison. Here…

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Bloggy McBlogface

Ahoy there! Its TUESDAY and every week we are going to publish a blog piece on our website. So all aboard the Bloggy McBlogface. Frankly I can’t wait to hear from our members how they have been getting on with…

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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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