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Adoption Today's August 2017 edition

AT AugustArticles in the August 2017 edition:

  • Your AUK... Your say
    If you want to have your say about Adoption UK, our magazine Adoption Today, or if there’s something you want to get off your chest about adoption in general then contactus via email, Twitter, Facebook or you can send us a letter. We’d love to hear from you.
  • Q&A 
    Adoption Today managed to secure an exclusive interview with the newly appointed Minister for Children and Families, Robert Goodwill MP, and pose some searching questions on what he hopes to achieve during his time in office. Read our exclusive interview here
  • DIY SOS builds a dream home
    Viewers of the BBC television programme DIY SOS were touched and humbled by the story of the Ratcliffe’s: Kyle and Garry and their four adopted children. We spoke to Kyle about how their family came together and how they ended up living in their dream home.
  • Aggressive Behaviours you tell us what works
    Trauma-fuelled violence, aggression and rage may be directed towards parents, siblings, teachers and other children as well as belongings, furniture, doors and windows. It is stressful and isolating to live with and many report that service responses are inadequate and can be ill-informed
  • Coming back from rock bottom
    After years of living with controlling and violent behaviour D’s family reached rock bottom. She describes what that meant and how they turned things around.
  • ‘We were overwhelmed’
    After years of living with controlling and violent behaviour D’s family reached rock bottom. She describes what that meant and how they turned things around.
  • Parenting an Aggressive Child
    We asked you what works in your family and this is what you told us. Your strategies and approaches are organised into three sections; red for in the moment, amber for de-escalation and green for prevention and healing.

 

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