Family Futures celebrates 20 years of helping families heal
Alan Burnell, Registered Manager and co-founder of Family Futures, shares his reflections on how the work of Family Futures has developed over the past 20 years
Though we’re celebrating 20 years since the birth of Family Futures the idea was actually conceived 30 years ago. At that time, in the 1980s, adoptive parents who had adopted older children, sibling groups or children with complex needs were receiving no post adoption support of any significance or to any effect. In that sense our service was conceived from anger and despair with the intention of providing hope and change. As practitioners working in the early days of post adoption…
Family Futures 2018 Conference - book your place at the early bird rate!
Assessing and Treating Developmentally Traumatised Children
We are now taking bookings for our 2018 Conference: 'Assessing and Treating Developmentally Traumatised Children'
to be held on 19 October at The Crystal, London. The conference is aimed at social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, teachers and anyone involved in helping children who are looked after or adopted. Come and hear about our new, independently reviewed research on our Neuro-Physiological Psychotherapy treatment programme and the outcomes for children who have/have not received treatment. We are delighted to have as our keynote speaker Professor Colwyn Trevarthen, one of our guiding lights. You can see the conference agenda
Big Adoption Day, 21 March 2018
Are you ready to start your adoption journey?
Watch real life stories
about adopting a child with Family Futures here. Our next Information Evening for anyone thinking about adoption will be on Wednesday 18th April at Family Futures, London. Come along and find out how we can support you or find out more here