Post-adoption support and the safe holding debate: an update

Eighteen months ago, I wrote an account of the handover of post-adoption support from our daughters’ placing LA to our own LA, three years after the adoption order was granted. I discussed the lack of understanding that we had experienced when we asked for safe holding training in the face of frequent child to parent violence. The experience was horrible and made me physically ill. We lived in fear of safeguarding proceedings for weeks. I think it’s time for an update.… View Post