Parenting with PACE

15 January 2021
Zoom | 10.00am – 3.00pm

Trainers: Gina Cratchley and Polly Nugent – DDP PACE Trainers

Who is it aimed at?

Prospective Adopters, Adoptive parents and Foster Carers

What are the objectives?

This course will enable adopters to start developing an understanding of:

  • How early trauma and disruption affects attachment and influences relationships, emotions and behaviour
  • How to help children who have had a difficult start by providing attachment-focussed parenting
  • The basic features of this type of parenting, which through an underlying attitude of PACE (playfulness, acceptance, curiosity and empathy) and the provision of emotional safety, structure and routines, focuses on relationship-building, connection and repair
  • How important reflection and self-care are in maintaining connection, especially when children are struggling