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CoramBAAF is the UK’s leading membership organisation for professionals working across adoption, fostering and kinship care.

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  • Transport, terminology and tiredness: reflections from research

    Dr Lynn Snow shares her reflections whilst travelling in Europe as part of her Churchill Fellowship research. Her experiences of terminology and tiredness lead her to think about the unfamiliarity and newness that children and young people in care can face.

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  • Tell us about private fostering in your area

    We are asking our members to take part in our private fostering survey to learn more about private fostering in their local authority, as information about privately fostered children is limited and the numbers are not known.

    Deadline extended!
  • *NEW* Digital book subscription scheme

    The key benefit of our digital book subscription scheme is to support a wider readership of bestselling CoramBAAF titles, as our members have requested, at a discounted price.

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Getting best-evidenced mental health support to care-experienced young people

22 July | 2pm - 3.45pm | Zoom
This talk will present findings from the ADaPT project – an active implementation study spanning 28 mental health teams across England.

Free for members
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Therapeutic interventions: making the right choices

8 August | 10am - 1pm | Zoom
This half day course is aimed at professionals who work with children and families who may benefit from a therapeutic intervention and would like to increase their understanding of different therapeutic approaches.

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The role of the supervising social worker

15 August | 10am - 4pm | Zoom
This course provides supervising social workers the opportunity to develop their practice and confidence in these areas. It will include a review their role and responsibilities in relation to foster carers and promote the development of best practice.

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Introducing the Outbound Permanence Service

This webinar was designed for local authorities that may be new to the Outbound service and want to find out what we offer and hear some initial guidance on how to approach overseas placements.

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