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    In the spotlight: Using digital tools to recruit adopters

    Buckinghamshire Council share with our members how they have used innovative online and digital methods to increase recruitment of prospective adopters.

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  • Information

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ellen Broomé as our new managing director

    Ellen will start in her new role in February 2020, with interim managing director Kevin Lowe stepping down.

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    Our response: Appeal Court judges that removal of child safeguards was unlawful

    John Simmonds responds to the Appeal Court ruling that the education secretary acted unlawfully in removing a series of child safeguarding measures through the Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) regulations.

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Life story work: Enhancing confidence in direct work with children and the creation of good quality life books

10 Dec 2020

This workshop will enable participants to explore best practice in the facilitation of ongoing life story work which will enable children’s and young people’s understanding of their past, acceptance of their present and hopefulness about the future.

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Undertaking connected persons assessments

14 January 2021

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.

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