Adoption and Fostering Coaching With Yoni

Yoni, experienced, supportive and approachable.

TESTIMONIAL

I think one of the most lovely things for us is that she held a space for us that we didn’t feel our “silly” questions were silly at all, she listened to our concerns and met us where we were at. We came away from the session more confident, more knowledge and empowered. I would definitely recommend Yoni with all of my heart and we shall be booking further sessions in throughout our journey! KEYLEAH, FOSTER APPLICANT.

As an adopter myself I know what you will be going though and l fully understand your concerns, anxiety and fears. I will put your mind at ease and when you work with me you can expect:

Honesty: Yoni is approachable and experienced as a social work manager, adopter and adopted person.  

I am passionate about adoption in the way it can change the lives of children in need as well as their families.  

I will always be transparent about your adoption journey, its potential joys and challenges.

Experience: I have over thirty years’ experience in children’s social care

I have worked in and managed a range of teams, supporting children in care, foster carers, adopters and most recently care leavers. I have also sat on adoption and fostering panel for over 12 years.

Tailored support: You will find me consultative and will agree the best way forward with you

I am flexible, a good communicator with extensive understanding of the impact of the losses and trauma’s children experience, and strategies to approach parenting.

Solution and child-focussed: I am practical and experienced both as an adopter and adoptee.

As a result my commitment will be for you to provide the best support to your adopted child, as well as for you to get the most from parenting.  

STAGE ONE

30 minutes introductory session

This session will help me get to know your situation, family and what you are looking for in adoption coaching.

I will explore your hopes and fears in relation to adopting a child.

I will give you a preliminary information about the process and answer all your basic questions.

STAGE TWO

Then if I agree to work with you, I will help you chooses a package, which will meet your needs.

Once you have selected a package together we will schedule sessions and I can offer ongoing support, as we work together, towards a healthy strong family with a loving bond between all members.

I will work with you for as long as you need and I feel we are making progress.

Based on our first conversation I will advise you how I can help and you might benefit from my packages as outlined below.

HOURLY RATE £100  

OR SAVE MONEY BY BOOKING A PACKAGE:

Package #1 3 Sessions exploring adoption options.     £250   

Delivered through 3 sessions, particularly helpful prior to approval

Pre-adoption considerations to review the range of important pre-adoption issues and review with you and your family.

We will review your knowledge. Expectations, hopes, fears and help to clarify your goals. You will end the sessions feeling more prepared for the role of an adopter.

Sessions are provided by video conference or telephone. In-person can be arranged at additional costs.

  • Free 30 minute detailed consultation
  • 3 one hour sessions
  • Additional coaching @ £100 per hour

Package #2 6 Sessions Adoption coaching during application and approval £500

A comprehensive coaching package, delivered through 6 sessions, during which we will develop a personalised coaching plan that establishes a strategy to specific goals, outcomes, and criteria for assessing effective preparation, and enabling as positive an assessment.

Pre-adoption, getting started

  • Free 30 minute detailed consultation
  • How to choose the best agency for you
  • What are the different kinds of adoption
  • Which kind of adoption would be best for you and your family
  • What are the expectations of social workers
  • Additional coaching @ £100 per hour

Package #3 12 Sessions Adoption coaching before, during or after adoption. £1100

Delivered through 12 one hour sessions.

A comprehensive coaching package, during which we will develop a personalised coaching plan that establishes a strategy for specific goals, outcomes, and criteria for assessing effective preparation.

Pre-adoption, getting started

  • Free 30 minute detailed consultation
  • How to choose the best agency for you
  • What are the different kinds of adoption
  • Which kind of adoption would be best for you and your family
  • What are the expectations of social workers
  • We will review the assessment process and how to best evidence your skills
  • We will review your support network and how you can enhance your support
  • You will build your relationship and family resilience
  • planning and preparing for introductions
  • strategies to effectively support your child from day one
  • what to expect and how to build your confidence
  • The use of play in building a relationship with your adopted child.