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Celebrating Soul Workers
Reflections from black social workers about their initiatives in family finding for black children in England from the 1980s to the present day.Read the article
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Contact in adoption
Read our interview with Professor Beth Neil, senior lecturer in social work at the University of East Anglia and speaker at our conference - Contact in adoption in the digital age: Where do we go from here?Read the interview
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): what works for children?
23 May 2019 London
This one-day conference will bring together people who are actively involved in parenting, caring for, and working with children with FASD to explore how they might best help families to successfully manage the disorder, meet the needs of affected children and support them to reach their full potential.
Half price fees for CoramBAAF members plus discounted rate for adoptive parents and foster carers.
Making good adoption assessments
22-23 May 2019 | Leeds
This two-day workshop will provide practitioners, and particularly those who may be new to undertaking adoption assessments, with an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and practice in completing adoption assessments.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 require services, including fostering services, to ensure that they hold and process personal information safely and securely. This Good Practice Guide will give local authorities and independent fostering services in England confidence about how best to comply with the requirements around data protection.Read more
The matching of a child’s ethnicity, culture, religion and language with those of their prospective adopters has been a longstanding and challenging set of policy and practice questions. This discussion paper addresses this challenge by focusing on 16 key messages, inviting the reader to reflect on the importance of the development of a child’s identity over time and then into adulthood.Read more
NEW EDITION. What are the roles and responsibilities of adoption and fostering panel members? What laws and regulations determine how these panels function? How can panels help to make better placements? This book answers these and many other questions and is the first and only definitive guide for members of both adoption and fostering panels.Read more
NEW 2018 EDITION. Thinking about, or in the process of, adopting a child? Read this book to prepare for the experience of adoption, find the right resources to help you and feel more in control through the ups and downs along the way.Read more
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