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  • Dinithi Wijedasa

    The impact of long-term state care on the mental health of children

    Dinithi Wijedasa, Associate Professor in Child and Family Welfare at the University of Bristol shares research evidence to help address the high mental health needs of children and young people in care.

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    Exploring outcomes relating to adoption

    A literature review supporting practitioners in care planning for children looking at the outcomes for different types of permanency has now been published.

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    Foster carers highlight their best #FosteringMoments

    CoramBAAF’s Foster Carer’s Advisory Committee share their #FosteringMoments as part of Foster Care Fortnight.

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An introduction to private fostering

5 June | 9.45am - 1pm | Zoom
This course is an opportunity to explore the legal and practice framework of private fostering, including thinking about how to identify and work with this often unseen group of children. It will include explanation of the respective responsibilities of parents, private foster carers and local authorities, when private fostering arrangements are made.

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Learning from case reviews in adoption, fostering and SGO cases

11 June | 10am - 1pm | Zoom
This session will provide an opportunity to reflect on changes to be made, in your own personal practice or within your organisation, to reduce the risk of significant harm to looked after children, those living with special guardians and adopted children.

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Introducing the Outbound Permanence Service

This webinar was designed for local authorities that may be new to the Outbound service and want to find out what we offer and hear some initial guidance on how to approach overseas placements.

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