Who Are We?
Sarah Naish - Company Director and Trainer
MD qualified as a social worker in 1991 and is a Therapeutic Parent of five adopted children. It is this experience that was applied to our successful therapeutic model within the fostering agency she previously owned, which she has since sold and set up Inspire Training Group. The fostering agency she previously owned achieved ‘Outstanding’ due to this model and exceptional outcomes achieved for children.
Author and best seller on Amazon in Adoption books for ‘William Wobbly and the Very Bad Day' which is a story about a little boy with attachment difficulties (RAD), due to having suffered trauma in his early life.
Sarah was awarded Woman of the Year 2014 (Women in Business Awards).
32 years child care experience in Local Authority and private sector
16 years therapeutic parent to five adopted children
Previously MD of a Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Fostering Agency
Ex foster carer
Residential Children’s homes
Children and families fieldwork
Adoption UK Co-ordinator
BSc Hons SS, DipSW, DipHE, NNEB
Authorised in use of Theraplay ®
Sarah can give you some real answers, provide real and practical strategies, that she has gained from her personal and professional experience.
Hazel McGregor - Company Director and Financial Manager
Has over 20 years child care experience
Former senior manager in Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ therapeutic fostering agency.
Trained in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy L1
Former Panel Member
Former project worker in specialist Therapeutic Children’s home
Sarah Dillon - Trainer
Therapist and a registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
Child and adult therapist for those with attachment difficulties, complex and developmental trauma.
Attachment Consultant for numerous Fostering Agencies
Delivering Therapeutic Parenting training courses to foster carers and social workers throughout the Midlands and North of England.
My background is that of a looked after child. I spent most of my childhood in the care system. Having had 4 foster placements and being in 2 children's homes, I was finally placed with a carer who through exceptional patience, love and support enabled me to begin to value myself and recover from trauma.
Jane Mitchell - Trainer
An independent trainer working primarily in the field of adoption, fostering and social care.
Has been independent since January 2015, having been a trainer for Adoption UK for 10 years, as well as a tutor in Health and Social Care and Childcare in a college for 5 years.
Has a first class degree in Childcare and Education. Also spent a year managing the Family Information Service attached to a Local Authority.
Strengths lie in interpersonal skills: bonding with children and working closely with their families and in promoting self esteem, confidence and emotional literacy within any setting.
Previous Manager of a Children’s Services and worked with a range of family situations including mental health issues, fostering, domestic violence and abuse, and has dealt with many behavioural and other issues including ADHD, withdrawal, inability to socialise.
Has extensive knowledge of SEND and how this will be applied.
Level 1 in Neuro Physiological Psychotherapy with family Futures in London, and Non- Violent Resistance Training (Peter Jakob) in Birmingham.
To date has had 9 articles published, all in Adoption Today.
Sarah Fisher - Trainer
Non Violent Resistance Practitioner and Coach
Sarah is an adoptive mum who has successfully used Non Violent Resistance herself as a parent. Having trained as a Non Violent Resistance Practitioner she is now using her expertise, and years of experience as a trainer, to deliver training to parents and those working with children.
Working with those struggling to manage their child’s behaviour her strengths are helping parents to connect with their child, build strong bonds and increase their confidence as parents.
Sarah was a mentor with the Princes’ Trust and has spent 10 years working in schools.
Sarah is an adoptive mum using therapeutic parenting and Non Violent Resistance to build a strong bond with her son.
Trained in Non Violent Resistance with Dr Peter Jakobs
Rosie Jefferies - PA to Directors and Administrator - Currently on leave
Has 7 years child care experience
First-hand experience of being therapeutically re parented.
Advocate for children in care
Former Panel Member
Administrator for Inspire Training Group
L3 Children and Young People
L3 Business and Administration.
Jodie Robbins-McGregor – Business Administrator
3 years child care experience
Studied Health and Social Care
L2 Business and Administration
Former Panel Minute Taker and Administrator for a fostering agency
Former Administrator for an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ therapeutic fostering agency
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