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    Sensory Integration — we are expanding our range of assessments and treatments

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Whether you are looking to adopt, need post adoption support, or attend one of our training courses, our personal approach and commitment is what makes Family Futures so special. We are here for you and together we will work towards a better tomorrow. To find out more, watch our video.

Family Futures’ unique and innovative Neuro-Physiological Psychotherapy (NPP) model offers a multidisciplinary Assessment and Treatment service to adopted, fostered and special guardianship children and their families throughout the UK. Our NPP model integrates Sensory Integration, Theraplay and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. See our treatment programme.

Family Futures has been helping families heal for 20 years. We are now taking bookings for our 20th anniversary conference Assessing and Treating Traumatised Children which will be held on 19 October at The Crystal, London.

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Latest News

New report evaluates adoption and post-adoption services

Realistic Positivity: understanding the additional needs of young children placed for adoption, and supporting families when needs are unexpected

This research by the Council for Disabled Children explores support for adopted children and their families in relation to special educational needs, disability and health. Interviews with parents and professionals are considered alongside policy and available evidence. Alan Burnell, Registered Manager at Family Futures comments on the report: It’s refreshing to read an independent report that evaluates current adoption and post-adoption services with a fresh pair of eyes. Sadly those eyes see many of the same shortcomings that Family Futures has identified as a result…

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Alan Burnell, Registered Manager comments on new research on Child to Parent Violence and Aggression

CPVA - a major problem that needs to be addressed to prevent unnecessary disruptions

A Summary of the Let’s Talk About: Child to Parent Violence and Aggression (CPVA) 2018 Survey report by Dr W Thorley and Al Coates MBE is now available to download. The findings were highlighted by an ITV News broadcast this week: six in ten families living with child on parent violence experience daily attacks. 538 families across the country took part and 53% of the sample were adoptive parents, foster carers, kinship carers or guardians. Alan Burnell, our Registered Manager comments on the findings: "This is an important report highlighting a major…

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Moving from Significant Harm to Significant Help

New Family Futures Fact Sheet - The impact of Significant Harm

Download The impact of Significant Harm Fact Sheet here. Most children placed for adoption today have been removed from their birth families because of "significant harm". The significant harm they have suffered causes significant harm to their subsequent development, as evidenced by neuroscientific research. Understanding and assessing the impact of significant harm will inform what support or therapeutic intervention is needed to address these developmental issues. Alan Burnell, Registered Manager at Family Futures said: "By taking significant harm as our starting point we are beginning to tackle the epicentre of developmental trauma, rather…

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