AdOpt - a parenting programme for adopters

Welcome to AdOpt – a new parenting programme to help adoptive parents get off to a healthy start...

General Information

Families

...for all families, young people and children including adoptive families, foster and kinship carers...

Families, young people and children

Commissioners

...for those making decisions about commissioning, developing partnerships, funding services, local service redesign, cost efficiency, implementation, sustainability and shared services...

Commissioners

Practitioners

...for social workers, mental health professionals, therapists, residential social workers, youth offending workers and those who are interested in working with families and young people...

Pracititoners

Researchers

...for information about the evidence base, on-going research, service evaluation, outcomes and measures for AdOpt...

Researchers

A parenting programme for adopters...

AdOpt is a group parenting programme designed for adoptive parents to offer parenting techniques which address the specific difficulties that adopted children may present. The intervention is informed by learning from neuroscience, behavioural psychology and attachment theory.