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Interview with Kathryn Fenton
Co-author of 'Parenting a Child with Toileting Issues' talks to us about how this subject has a particular relevance for children in care.Read more
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Reform special guardianship to protect and support children and their carers
A new review, led by CoramBAAF, calls for urgent reform across a number of priority areas.Find out more
Chairing meetings with confidence
10 October | London
This workshop will explore general planning for and facilitation of panels and complex meetings in the children’s sector and the importance of holding the child at the centre of thinking, recommendations and decision making.
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.
CoramBAAF members - book one place and get subsequent places for half price!
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
This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This title provides authoritative, clinical guidance for carers and adopters on why toileting issues can occur and what can be done about it.Read more
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
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Coram offers light, modern meeting rooms in the heart of London. Our spaces accommodate meetings, from 4 to 140 delegates with a full range of amenities. Proceeds directly contribute to our charitable mission, so your next meeting could help us support some of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.