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Special edition of Adoption & Fostering journal explores neurobiological sciencesRead the guest editorial
Making good fostering assessments
20 February 2020 | Birmingham
This two-day workshop will provide practitioners, and particularly those who may be new to undertaking, quality assuring or considering fostering assessments, with an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and practice in completing fostering assessments.
Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children
20 November 2019 | London
This conference will translate theoretical concepts and research about children’s mental health into straightforward language and practical advice.
NEW 2019 EDITION. The assessment of foster carers and adopters is amongst the most important aspects of family placement work. Undertaking checks and references is key to these assessments, and a core task for social workers. This Good Practice Guide details the range of checks routinely undertaken across the UK.Read more
Updated guide on how to collect and analyse information for a foster carer review using Form FR (England). This 2019 edition is now GDPR compliant and contains updated information on terms of approval, and the reviewing of foster carers’ health.Read more
This quick reference guide provides a quick introduction to the main legal provisions for the care of children in England. Designed to provide a basic framework, it presents a summary of the main statutes, regulations and court rules, with sections on all the main strands of law relating to parents, children and local authority responsibilities.Read more
What are the roles and responsibilities of fostering panel members? What regulations and standards determine the functioning of a fostering panel? How can panels implement best practice to improve their work and make better placements? Effective fostering panels answers these and many other questions.Read more
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