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Agency decision makers: Their role and responsibilities for fostering and permanency panel
10 September 2019 | Leeds
Based on the very latest guidance and research, this workshop will explore the issues and dilemmas faced by decision makers in adoption and fostering agencies and provide useful templates for self-audit and future decision making.
Training the trainers: Preparing to adopt - two day workshop
4 November | London
This workshop will enable participants to build their knowledge about the creation of an effective learning environment and develop and refresh the essential training skills necessary to devise, deliver and evaluate adoption preparation courses.
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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