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
ACEs study assesses which specific adverse childhood experiences are most related to poor outcomes
A study, Examining exposure to adverse childhood experiences and later outcomes of poor physical and mental health among South Carolina adults
, has found that the most frequently reported ACE category among respondents reporting poor health was household dysfunction with emotional and physical abuse
. "The odds of reporting poor health increased as the combination of categories of abuse increased, with respondents who had all three categories of abuse much more likely to report poor health. Similarly, the most frequently reported ACE category with respondents reporting frequent mental distress was…