Articles in the April 2020 edition:

  • Covid-19
    The coming weeks are likely to be a challenge for us all. Our families are particularly likely to feel the strain of changes to routine, increased anxiety, education pressures and social isolation. Here are some of the ways you can look after yourself and your family.
  • Adoption UK in action
    Find out what we’ve been working on. 
  • Life story therapy
    Play therapist and social worker, Julia Davis, explains how therapeutic life story work can help adoptive families process what has happened in their children’s pasts better.
  • Seven core issues in adoption and permanency
    Adoption and mental health specialists, Sharon Roszia and Allison Davis Maxon, share their research into the core issues faced by adoptees and their families. 
  • Healing through art
    Alice and Shauna Boland-Rhodes are the founders of No Outcome Art, which offers therapeutic art workshops for adopted children. They tell us how art can help.
  • Helping adoptive families grow together
    Our Therapeutic and Education Support Services in Adoption (TESSA) programme, which launched in Wales at the end of 2019, is already celebrating some early successes.

Adoption Today - April 2020.pdf