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Log in to read our briefings, download a selection of free books, guides, Advice and Practice Notes, read the Adoption & Fostering journal, find out how to access practice advice from our consultants, and much more. Remember - when an agency joins, all staff can access these benefits

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    Square peg in a round hole – Part 1 – Unlawful ‘placements’

    In this blog, Ann Horne, CoramBAAF’s Kinship Consultant, discusses the legal and practice dilemmas that can occur when a kinship ‘placement’ becomes unlawful following an Exploring Expertise Webinar on this topic.

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    Members' week online event now open for booking

    We are pleased to announce details of our key online event for Members' Week 2022. Book your place at The Power of Relationships on Tuesday 20 September.

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    CoramBAAF statement following the Child Safeguarding Practice Review: Leiland-James Michael Corkill

    The murder of Leiland-James by his prospective adopter is a tragedy. CoramBAAF is closely considering the Local Safeguarding Practice Review by Cumbria Safeguarding Children’s Partnership and the recommendations made.

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Chairing fostering and adoption panels

24 Aug 2022 | ONLINE

This open course will explore general planning for and facilitation of panels and complex meetings in the children’s sector. It will explore time management and group facilitation whilst holding the child at the centre of thinking, recommendations and decision making. It will enable Chairs of meetings to consider good practice and approaches to effectively managing the flow of information, summarising and the formation of key action plans.

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Wellbeing for Members - Staying Connected in a Hybrid World

14 Sep 2022 | ONLINE

Join our monthly Wellbeing session, a place for our members to reflect on and boost their personal wellbeing. Led by therapeutic social worker Hedwig Verhagen, this month's session will focus on 'Staying Connected in a Hybrid World'.

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