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Adoption & Fostering journal – special anniversary supplement
To celebrate BAAF’s/CoramBAAF’s 40th anniversary this year, the October edition of Adoption & Fostering will be accompanied by a special anniversary supplement. Ahead of publication, both the journal’s Commissioning Editor, Roger Bullock, and CoramBAAF's John Simmonds have written special anniversary pieces looking over the past 40 years.Find out more
CoramBAAF supports the National Adopter Recruitment Campaign 2020
With the launch of a new Government-backed adopter recruitment campaign, #YOUCANADOPT, CoramBAAF’s John Simmonds reflects back on adopter recruitment over the last 20 years.Read more
Deal of the month!
This month our deal features two books that explore the impact of substance misuse on looked after children.Buy now
Annual Members' Day
1 October 2020
Our free event for agency members will celebrate 40 years of our work together. In acknowledgement of this, the theme will be “looking back – looking forward” and will give members, CoramBAAF staff and invited speakers an opportunity to share views on the most pressing issues facing family placement services, and to help shape how we can best support our members in tackling them.
A New Decade, Challenges and Opportunities
26 November 2020
The CoramBAAF Health Group conference has always sought to bring practitioners together to discuss emerging developments in practice, share new information and highlight innovation. As we celebrate the 40th year of BAAF's formation we will be coming together again but this time online.
NEW EDITION. Parent and child arrangements with foster carers are a well-established phenomenon in England and Wales. In the majority of cases, this means adults with their children living with foster carers, usually in the context of care proceedings. This Good Practice Guide addresses the challenges faced by agencies and foster carers by this specialist area of work. It offers valuable advice, information and a host of practical suggestions on how to deliver a high quality service.Read more
This series of introductory booklets aims to provide information for foster carers and residential care workers who are, or who will be, looking after unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people from certain countries - Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Sudan and Vietnam.Read more
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Preparing and assessing potential adopters and permanent foster carers is key to a successful placement. This authoritative guide will enable family placement workers to approach their assessments with greater confidence. It will ensure that they address key areas, embrace a holistic approach, and attain high standards.
NEW EDITION This guide is designed to help social workers to complete a comprehensive, evidence-based assessment of connected people / family and friends who wish to foster or be special guardians to a known child or children.Read more
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