‘We need to talk about adoption’ Adoption Week Scotland 20th – 25th November 2017
Adoption UK and Adoption and Fostering Alliance Scotland AFA have organised a number of events and resources for adoption week, to share information about the process of adoption and encourage conversation about it.
Adoption week Facebook page will provide you with general information about the week and inks to events taking place across Scotland.
AFA and Adoption UK are joining Scotland Adoption Register in a series of information events around Scotland.
The events will open doors at 4pm with presentations shown at 5pm. There will be stalls with various agencies from the local area with information around adoption services. Tea, coffee, biscuits will be served.
Monday 20th November- 4-7pm – Aberdeen Central Library- Please see Eventbrite link to book or show interest
Tuesday 21st November – 4-7pm – Stirling Lesser Albert Hall – Please see Eventbrite link to book or show interest
Wednesday 22nd November – 4-7pm – Glasgow St Stephen Renfield Centre – Please see Eventbrite link to book or show interest
Thursday 23rd November- 4-7pm – Galashiels Wallace room Interchange – Please see Eventbrite link to book or show interest
Friday 24th November – 9.30am -4pm Adoption Week Scotland 2017 Conference- Edinburgh Hilton Carlton Hotel
Lisa Cherry will be speaking about her work on trauma, resilience and supporting recovery. The resilience documentary will also be shown and the afternoon session provide an opportunity for attendees to take part in a series of workshops showcasing therapeutic interventions being used in Scotland to support children and families. Spaces are limited so please book soon via the link below.
Saturday 25th November – Family event in Glasgow
Adoption UK are organising a large family evet. Please contact adoption UK to book as this is a private event for adoptive families.
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