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To celebrate Children's Mental Health week we're offering 'Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children' and 'Parenting a child with mental health issues' together for just £18 for the whole of the month!Buy now
Adopters: Have your say!
Adoption UK has launched its second Adoption Barometer survey. CoramBAAF urges all adopters to complete it so that your experiences influence decision making.Find out more
Giving up Marty by Karen Bartholomew
This moving play will be performed at Coram on 25th March. It deals with the complexities of reunion and identity for adoptee, Joel. A post-show discussion follows facilitated by CoramBAAF’s John Simmonds.Find out more
Undertaking connected persons assessments
3 March 2020 | London
This course will familiarise social workers with the legal framework, process and forms required in assessing Connected Persons (family and friends) as potential foster carers. It will consider the intricate complexities and dilemmas that Connected Persons placements can involve and how these placements can best be supported.
Learning from the law: adoption and fostering
19 May 2020 | Bristol
FREE legal masterclass for CoramBAAF corporate members only
Covering a wide span of topics drawn from cases heard in 2018 and 2019, this event will provide opportunities to discuss issues raised and for delegates to share and reflect upon their experiences of similar issues.
NEW EDITION This guide is designed to help social workers to complete a comprehensive, evidence-based assessment of connected people / family and friends who wish to foster or be special guardians to a known child or children.Read more
This clear, straightforward handbook aims to support foster carers so that they can help the children in their care to have the best possible experience of education.Read more
NEW REVISED AND UPDATED 2020 EDITION How easy is it for lesbian and gay couples to adopt? Can we adopt jointly? Is the adoption process any different from heterosexual adoption? The pink guide to adoption answers these and many more questions. It is an essential step-by-step guide for lesbians and gay men who are considering adoption in the UKRead more
NEW 2020 EDITION This book covers everything you need to know about adoption in Scotland. It describes the processes involved in adopting a child, with a wealth of practical information. You can also read the stories of adopters from how it feels to go through the adoption process to what life as an adoptive family is really like, and the stories of adopted children and how they think and feel about adoption.Read more
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