Raising a voice For Adopted Teenagers

20th November, 2019


Rebecca, Class 11, met the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the ‘Adopted Voices’ conference yesterday, which was held as part of the national initiative Year Of Young People. To mark Adoption Week Scotland (19th – 24th November), Rebecca ran a workshop, and presented to a full conference audience of carers, social workers and policy makers.

In an education Q&A Rebecca said she felt Edinburgh Steiner School had been really good for her. As part of her workshop, which explored the process of moving from foster care to adoption, she also utilized techniques from Art Therapy to explore the idea of ‘safe spaces’