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Black History Month
We have published a new Practice Note, including a summary of data and an extensive resource list, that encourages social workers, their managers and allied professionals to address some of the fundamental issues that continue to negatively impact on the lives of black people. This Practice Note will be free to all during October.Read more
Deal of the month!
This month we’re offering two of our key life story work titles for just £20 until the end of October.Buy now
Adoption & Fostering journal – special anniversary supplement
To celebrate BAAF’s/CoramBAAF’s 40th anniversary this year, the October edition of Adoption & Fostering will be accompanied by a special anniversary supplement. Ahead of publication, both the journal’s Commissioning Editor, Roger Bullock, and CoramBAAF's John Simmonds have written special anniversary pieces looking over the past 40 years.Find out more
A New Decade, Challenges and Opportunities
26 November 2020
The CoramBAAF Health Group conference has always sought to bring practitioners together to discuss emerging developments in practice, share new information and highlight innovation. As we celebrate the 40th year of BAAF's formation we will be coming together again but this time online.
Contemporary perspectives on kinship care arrangements and experiences in the UK, Chile and South Africa
1 Dec 2020 | ONLINE
Researching family structures and models of care cross-culturally enables us to explore how children can best be cared for within their family and community networks and what children tell us about the meaning of these care relationships. This helps us to consider support systems for family carers in later life in different cultural contexts and from a relationship-based perspective. THIS IS A FREE EVENT AVAILABLE TO ALL.
NEW EDITION. Parent and child arrangements with foster carers are a well-established phenomenon in England and Wales. In the majority of cases, this means adults with their children living with foster carers, usually in the context of care proceedings. This Good Practice Guide addresses the challenges faced by agencies and foster carers by this specialist area of work. It offers valuable advice, information and a host of practical suggestions on how to deliver a high quality service.Read more
This series of introductory booklets aims to provide information for foster carers and residential care workers who are, or who will be, looking after unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people from certain countries - Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Sudan and Vietnam.Read more
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Preparing and assessing potential adopters and permanent foster carers is key to a successful placement. This authoritative guide will enable family placement workers to approach their assessments with greater confidence. It will ensure that they address key areas, embrace a holistic approach, and attain high standards.
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
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