A report into Child on Parent Violence (CPV) examines how it impacts upon parents individually and their respective family unit collectively.
Adoption UK is delighted to announce it has been awarded a grant of £18,000 to develop its network of volunteer support in Scotland.
Hugh Thornbery CBE, the chief executive of Adoption UK, has announced that he will be retiring at the end of March.
The existing Fair Access Limit of £5,000 per child for therapy accessed through the Adoption Support Fund (ASF), will continue into the next financial year (2017/18). And a separate amount of up to £2,500 will be offered to children who require a specialist assessment before therapy can begin.
A new on-demand coach service has generously donated almost £800 to Adoption UK.
An adoptive mother to nine children has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to Children and Families, in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.
Adoption UK’s chief executive Hugh Thornbery CBE has said he is “hugely disappointed” at new figures which show funding to improve struggling children’s mental health services is often not reaching the NHS frontline, despite soaring rates of self-harm among young people.
Christmas can be a particularly difficult time for adopted children - far from being magical and peaceful; the hype, pressure to socialise and change in routine can trigger emotions and memories that are scary and overwhelming.
A new on-demand coach service will be getting into the Christmas spirit this weekend by donating all ticket sales purchased on Saturday (17th December) to Adoption UK.
Adoption UK has joined forces with the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), among other professional teaching bodies, in a bid to make every school attachment-aware.