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    Deal of the month!

    Save £5 on 'Promoting the health of children in public care' for the whole of January.

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  • scales of justice

    Court ruling impacts placement orders

    On 24 November the High Court handed down a judgement dealing with the lawfulness of placement orders made in ten separate cases. The court found that the Agency Decision Maker (ADM) had not made the decision that the child should be placed for adoption in accordance with the Adoption Agencies Regulations (AAR) 2005.

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    Reflecting on ‘Breathing Space’

    CoramBAAF Health Consultant, Ellie Johnson looks back on the themes of this year’s Health Group Conference.

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open course event

Panel advisors: Their role and responsibilities for fostering and permanency panels

19 Jan 2022 | ONLINE

Panel advisors have a complex role in managing the relationship between the agency and the panel, quality assuring and feeding back to all involved in panel work. This open course will enable panel advisors to examine this role in detail and build on effective practice as they carry out their role and responsibilities including: quality assurance; inducting new panel members; contributing to the appraisals of panel members; feeding back issues to the agency and working with the agency decision maker.

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Exploring Expertise: Moving to Adoption

24 Jan 2022 | ONLINE

Using the UEA Moving to Adoption model - a social work practice framework to help children move from foster care to adoption.

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