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Making good fostering assessments
20 February 2020 | Birmingham
This two-day workshop will provide practitioners, and particularly those who may be new to undertaking, quality assuring or considering fostering assessments, with an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and practice in completing fostering assessments.
Learning from RAAs: What does the future look like?
20 January 2020 | London
FREE conference for CoramBAAF full member agencies only
This conference will provide an overview of the progress made to date in establishing Regional Adoption Agencies and showcase some of the practice initiatives now being implemented so that we can start to explore how this new system will be able to achieve the ambitions identified at the outset.
How can teenagers in foster care best be supported to deal with the challenges that life has thrown at them? How can their foster carers help them to find effective ways to manage their behaviour, engage with their peers, make the most out of education, and find their way towards a fulfilling adult life? This handbook aims to support foster carers as they identify the unique needs of the young person in their care.Read more
NEW 2019 EDITION. The assessment of foster carers and adopters is amongst the most important aspects of family placement work. Undertaking checks and references is key to these assessments, and a core task for social workers. This Good Practice Guide details the range of checks routinely undertaken across the UK.Read more
Updated guide on how to collect and analyse information for a foster carer review using Form FR (England). This 2019 edition is now GDPR compliant and contains updated information on terms of approval, and the reviewing of foster carers’ health.Read more
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
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