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The Adoption & Fostering Podcast Annual Conference

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As parents and carers - supporting the development of children’s identity through childhood and into adulthood.

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Following the success of last year’s day we are looking to build on that and consider how we as adoptive parents support the development of children’s identity through childhood and into adulthood.

We’ve a great line up of individuals with personal and professional experience and as always we expect it to be a thought provoking and interesting day for all adopters and prospective adopters who attend.

Shania Ives – Adoptee and Aspiring Clinical Psychologist

Shania will share her experience and perspective on issue of identity and adoption

David Benjamin – Trauma therapist and Adoptee

David will share his professional perspective and personal experience of the impact of trauma on identity formation for adoptees

Vicki McKeown – Trauma therapist and Social worker

Vicki will share her perspective on how adopters can support children to develop a health view of self and reconcile early life experience, complex life stories and dislocated family members.

Julie Young - Senior Research Associate at University of East Anglia

Julie is going to share lessons from research on post adoption contact and its influence on identity formation in adoptees

Scott Casson-Rennie and Al Coates MBE – Adoptive parents

Scott and Al will share lessons from their experience as adoptive parents as well as consider the impact of life story work, social media, popular culture, sibling relationships and more on adoptees’ identity.

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